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Effect of tasting and information on consumer opinion about pig castration

Autor
Kallas, Z.; Gil, J.M.; Panella-Riera, N.; Blanch, M.; Font, M.; Chevillon, P.; De Roest, K.; Tacken, G.; Oliver, M.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Meat science
Data de publicació
2013-06-12
Volum
95
Número
2
Pàgina inicial
242
Pàgina final
249
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2013.05.011 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0309174013002052 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Our research explored the relative importance of pig castration amongst other aspects of animal welfare, and the potential impact of information and sensory experiences on European Union (EU) consumers' preferences. The EU is considering a future ban on surgical pig castration by 2018 which may affect markets and consumers' preferences. We carried out an empirical study using consumer-level data obtained from questionnaires completed in a controlled environment by a total of 825 consumers. The e...
Paraules clau
Animal welfare, Boar taint, Pig castration, Sensory experience, Willingness to pay
Grup de recerca
CREDA - Centre de Recerca en Economia i Desenvolupament Agroalimentari

Participants

  • Kallas, Zein  (autor)
  • Gil Roig, Jose Maria  (autor)
  • Panella Riera, Nuria  (autor)
  • Blanch, Marta  (autor)
  • Font Furnols, Maria  (autor)
  • Chevillon, Patrick  (autor)
  • De Roest, Kees  (autor)
  • Tacken, Gemma  (autor)
  • Oliver Pratsevall, Maria Angels  (autor)