Wet markets, supermarkets and alternative food sources: consumers’ food access in Nanjing, China

  title={Wet markets, supermarkets and alternative food sources: consumers’ food access in Nanjing, China},
  author={Zhenzhong Si and Steffanie Scott and Cameron Ross McCordic},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'{\'e}tudes du d{\'e}veloppement},
  pages={78 - 96}
ABSTRACT Based on a survey of 1,210 households in Nanjing, China, the article looks at the purchasing frequency of various food items in different food retail outlets, the accessibility of these outlets and the use of different food sources. We found that while supermarkets are the top venues for purchasing staple grains, dairy products and processed food, wet markets still prevail for purchasing fresh produce and meat. The data also depict the complexity of food sources beyond conventional… Expand
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