Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details
More options …

Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization

Ed. by Azzam, Azzeddine

2 Issues per year


CiteScore 2016: 0.70

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.223
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.660

Online
ISSN
1542-0485
See all formats and pricing
More options …

The Demand for Seafood Eco-Labels in France

Frédéric Salladarré / Patrice Guillotreau / Yves Perraudeau / Marie-Christine Monfort
Published Online: 2010-12-06 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1542-0485.1308

The French fishing industry has a long history and its seafood market a wide variety of products. Despite the worldwide growth in ecolabelling schemes over the past decade, the French industry has only very recently shown an interest in such schemes. Growing consumer and retailer awareness of environmental issues in France has changed the situation and it is now of interest to look at the demand for seafood ecolabelling in relation to the public perception of commercial fishing.We analyse, using an ordered Probit model, the factors influencing consumer demand for seafood ecolabelling on the basis of a French survey carried out on more than 1000 consumers. Our results show a significant relationship between the acceptability of ecolabelling and certain purchase criteria. The production process characteristics in (origin, wild vs. farmed, level of natural stocks) impact more strongly on the demand for ecolabelling than product attributes (form, visual appeal, freshness). Consumers are also influenced more by regulation than by information, inaccurate or otherwise, they may have about the fishing industry. Finally, our analysis confirms a higher demand for ecolabelling from young, educated consumers, particularly those living in non-coastal areas.

About the article

Published Online: 2010-12-06


Citation Information: Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, ISSN (Online) 1542-0485, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1542-0485.1308.

Export Citation

©2011 Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin/Boston. Copyright Clearance Center

Citing Articles

Here you can find all Crossref-listed publications in which this article is cited. If you would like to receive automatic email messages as soon as this article is cited in other publications, simply activate the “Citation Alert” on the top of this page.

[1]
Frode Alfnes, Xianwen Chen, and Kyrre Rickertsen
Aquaculture Economics & Management, 2017, Page 1
[3]
Frank Asche and Julia Bronnmann
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2017
[4]
Malin Jonell, Beatrice Crona, Kelsey Brown, Patrik Rönnbäck, and Max Troell
Sustainability, 2016, Volume 8, Number 9, Page 884
[5]
Cathy A. Roheim, Pratheesh Omana Sudhakaran, and Catherine A. Durham
Aquaculture Economics & Management, 2012, Volume 16, Number 3, Page 266
[6]
Mónica Pérez-Ramírez, Marco Almendarez-Hernández, Gerzaín Avilés-Polanco, and Luis Beltrán-Morales
Sustainability, 2015, Volume 7, Number 4, Page 4625
[7]
Frank Asche and Jordi Guillen
Marine Policy, 2012, Volume 36, Number 2, Page 365
[8]
Cathy A. Roheim, Frank Asche, and Julie Insignares Santos
Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011, Volume 62, Number 3, Page 655
[9]
Frédéric Salladarré, Patrice Guillotreau, Claire-Marine Lesage, and Pierrick Ollivier
Revue d’Études en Agriculture et Environnement, 2013, Volume 94, Number 03, Page 339
[10]
Hirotsugu Uchida, Cathy A. Roheim, Hiroki Wakamatsu, and Christopher M. Anderson
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2014, Volume 58, Number 2, Page 263
[11]
Lucie Reczkova, Jamalludin Sulaiman, and Zakaria Bahari
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2013, Volume 91, Page 497

Comments (0)

Please log in or register to comment.
Log in