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A Continuum of Consumer Attitudes Toward Genetically Modified Foods in the United States
A national telephone survey was conducted in the United States in April 2002 to study the consumer acceptance of genetically modified (GM) foods. Attitudes toward GM foods were examined through the
Key Success Factors for Emerging Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives
Cooperatives comprise an important part of the American agricultural system. Key factors important to the success of agricultural marketing cooperatives were identified and statistically analyzed
Consumer Attitudes towards Genetically Modified Foods in Emerging Markets: The Impact of Labeling in Taiwan
In 2001, Taiwan enacted a law for genetically modified food (GM foods) labeling. Beginning January 1st 2003, food containing more than 5% of GM ingredients must be labeled. Taiwan imports most of its
Determinants of price elasticities for private labels and national brands of cheese
An Almost Ideal Demand System model is developed and used to estimate price elasticities for US cheese sold at retail. Growing consumption of cheese coupled with fierce competition between private
Processing Costs, Labor Efficiency, and Economies of Size in Cooperatively Owned Fluid Milk Plants
This article examines the operating cost structure of 15 cooperatively owned fluid milk processing plants. The selected plants range from small, low-volume facilities to large, high-volume plants
Decisions in Global Sourcing and Supply: Deep Red Canning Co.
The case is written for a senior undergraduate agribusiness course. Based on collaboration between The Ohio State University and Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania, the case addresses the
Evaluating Optimal Product Mix Using Dynamic Simulation: A Tomato Processing Case
Technology-driven change is everywhere and value-capture from new technology is challenging for business managers. Also rival firms may use technology as part of major success strategies. This
Effects of Market-Share and Antimerger Policies on the Fluid Milk-Processing Industry
The effects of merger restriction policies and market-share restriction policies on the structure of the Ohio fluid milk-processing industry are compared and contrasted within an intertemporal