Consumers Attitude Towards Organic Food
Procedia Economics and Finance 31 ( 2015 ) 444 – 452
10 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Date Written: March 20, 2017
The awareness on the harmful effects of chemicals present in food is increasing among the consumers. The trend towards purchasing organic food is growing among people. A study to identify what actually induces consumers to turn towards organic food is important. Some of the prominent motivating factors to purchase organic foods include environmental concern, health concern and lifestyle, product quality and subjective norms. This empirical study is aimed at identifying the purchase intention of consumers towards organic foods. The study predicts the purchase intention of consumers based on the influences of factors like environmental concern, health concern and lifestyle, product quality and subjective norms on the attitude towards organic foods. The results of the study show that quality of products, environmental concern, health concern and lifestyle are the most commonly stated motives for purchasing organic foods.
Keywords: Organic food; Purchase intention; Consumer Attitude; Consumer Perception;
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