Estudios de Mercado de Frutas y Verduras Frescas y la Industria de Alimentos

Contracting Decision and Performance of Mexican Coffee Traders: The Role of Market Institutions

We identified and explained the contractual choices of Mexican coffee traders in selling their product and analyzed the traders´ performance. The data were obtained from personal interviews with 53 intermediaries in four coffee producing regions of the states of Oaxaca and Veracruz, Mexico....
Benigno Rodríguez-Padrón
André Ricardo Cortés Jarrín
Kees Burger
International Journal of Agricultural Marketing

Willingness to Pay for Native Pollination of Blueberries: A Conjoint Analysis

This study estimates blueberry consumer reaction to a potential honey bee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) management strategy; increased reliance upon native pollinators like the common Eastern Bumble bee (Bombus impatiens). A survey of 498 consumers was conducted using Amazon’s Mechanical...
Thomas Stevens
Aaron K. Hoshide
Francis A. Drummond
International Journal of Agricultural Marketing

Marketing Volume Transaction Analysis of Dates in Saudi Arabia

Marketing volume transaction in Saudi Arabia, including marketing characteristics, volume, prices, marketing channels, and loss analysis, were considered as study objectives. Results of the research paper showed that the average annual activity in date marketing amounted to about 820.5 tons of date...
SH Alkahtani
AM Al-Abdulkader
SM Ismaiel
International Journal of Agricultural Marketing

El Mercado de Cerezas en el Reino Unido

  Calidad y frescura, son las principales demandas de los exigentes consumidores británicos. Las cerezas son consumidas en el Reino Unido principalmente por segmentos socio-económicos altos.  A lo anterior, se suma un incremento en el consumo de cerezas orgánicas, lo...

Plan estratégico y programa de inversión para el desarrollo competitivo y sostenible de la cadena de valor de Marañon en Honduras

  Este documento integra las necesidades, los esfuerzos y la visión de las distintas organizaciones de productores, procesadores, comercializadores, instituciones (público y privado) y demás actores de la Cadena de Marañón, cada una con sus particularidades y...

Understanding Consumer Acceptance of Early Harvested 'Hayward' Kiwifruit

During two seasons, ‘in-store’ consumer acceptance tests were performed to determine the relationship between ripe soluble solids concentration (RSSC) and/or ripe titratable acidity (RTA) on ‘Hayward’ kiwifruit consumer acceptance. For this, 252 consumers were presented...
Carlos H. Crisosto
Gayle M. Crisosto
Postharvert Biology and Technology

Estudio de Caso Denominación de Origen del Maíz Blanco Gigante Cusco

  En el Perú la denominación de origen (DO) es un signo distintivo que ha despertado muchas expectativas principalmente de grupos de productores de pequeña escala que tienen dificultades para vincularse de manera competitiva y sostenible a los mercados con productos que...
Gladys Navarro C.
Hernando Riveros S.
Klever Flores Valenza
Jorge Quiroga Arévalo
Gualberto Sallo Huallpayunca
César Castro
Nelly Achachao

Improving Fruit Quality and Marketing of “Crimson Seedless” Grape Using Some Preharvest Treatments

The present study was carried out during 2011 and 2012 seasons to study the effect of some preharvest treatments on yield and fruit quality of “Crimson seedless” grape at harvest and postharvest under room temperature. The vine was subjected to foliar spray treatments (control, proline...
M.E.A. El-Sayed
Journal of Horticultural Science & Ornamental Plants

Potential of Fava Bean as Future Protein Supply to Partially Replace Meat Intake in the Human Diet

Legumes have the potential to support global protein production by partially replacing meat and dairy products in the human diet. This will not only help meeting the increasing worldwide demand for proteins, but could contribute towards mitigating the threat imposed to the environment by current...
Salvatore Multari
Derek Stewart
Wendy R. Russell
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

The State of Sustainable Markets

The first global data report on fast-growing voluntary sustainability standards outlines the share of bananas, cocoa, coffee, cotton, forestry, palm oil, soybeans, cane sugar and tea in 14 major standards. The report is based on a partnership between the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (...
Julia Lernoud
Jason Potts
Gregory Sampson
Vivek Voora
Helga Willer
Joseph Wozniak
International Trade Centre