Fresh Produce and Food Industry Marketing Research

Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts, 2010

This file contains preliminary and annual summaries of acreage, yield, production, use, price and value by states of the noncitrus fruit and nut crop by state.
USDA NASS
USDA NASS

Taiwan - Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

Characteristics of the Taiwan Fruit Market Among the world's highest per capita consumption of fresh fruit -- about 132 kg/ person Imports as a percentage of total domestic fruit consumption -- 13% by value/15% by volume Taiwan consumer preference for fruit: "the sweeter, the...
Amy Chang
Chien Hsueh
USDA GAIN

Russian Federation - Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

In MY 2011 (July/June), Russia remained the largest importer of apples and pears in the world with a combined total of 1,621,860 MT of fruit. Fruit sales in general are on a long term steady increase in Russia. In 2012, however, per capita fruit consumption in Russia was in par with 2011 and...
Svetlana Ilyina
USDA GAIN

Russia’s Growing Agricultural Imports: Causes and Outlook

Russia is the second largest agricultural importer among emerging markets. Agricultural imports have grown from $7 billion in 2,000 to $33 billion (U.S. Dollars). The report analyzes the reasons for this growth as well as how expectation for the future.
William Liefert
Olga Liefert
Mathew Shane
USDA Economic Research Service
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The Japanese Market for Oranges

Japan is a large market for U.S. oranges, and most of Japan’s orange consumption is supplied by U.S. exports. Orange consumption and imports grew until 1994, but have declined since. Demographic shifts are linked to changing orange consumption: older birth cohorts eat more oranges, and...
Hiroshi Mori
John Dyck
Susan Pollack
Kimiko Ishibashi
USDA Economic Research Service

Declining Orange Consumption in Japan: Generational Changes or Something Else?

Japan is a leading market for U.S. oranges. Since 1995, orange consumption in Japan has declined. This report summarizes an analysis of household survey data to assess various factors that may be related to the decline. Consumption of oranges in Japan differs markedly across generations, with...
Hiroshi Mori
Dennis Clason
Kimiko Ishibashi
William D. Gorman
John Dyck
USDA Economic Research Service

The Effects of Avian Influenza News on Consumer Purchasing Behavior: A Case Study of Italian Consumers’ Retail Purchases

To better understand how information about potential health hazards influences food demand, this case study examines consumers’ responses to newspaper articles on avian influenza, informally referred to as bird fl u. The focus here is on the response to bird fl u information in Italy as news...
Robert H. Beach
Fred Kuchler
Ephraim Leibtag
Chen Zhen
USDA Economic Research Service

Younger Consumers Exhibit Less Demand for Fresh Vegetables

Growth over time in the demand for fresh vegetables for at-home consumption may slow because of differences in the behavior of younger and older birth cohorts. A birth cohort includes people born in the same year and is similar in concept to a generation. People born around the same point in...
Hayden Stewart
Gary Lucier
USDA Economic Research Service

U.S. Food Import Patterns, 1998-2007

Using import data from the U.S. Census Bureau, this study examines patterns of U.S. food imports for fiscal years 1998-2007. Results indicate faster import growth trends for consumer-ready foods, such as fruit, vegetables, meats, seafood, and processed food products. Although the United States...
Nora Brooks
Anita Regmi
Alberto Jerardo
USDA Economic Research Service

2007 Consumer Attitudes toward Functional Foods/Foods for Health

Study about consumer awareness and interest in functional foods. You will explore the impact of functional food awareness level on perception and behavior
International Food Information Council
International Food Information Council