Nutritional Labeling Today: What Consumers Want - and What They Understand

DIW Weekly Report 20 / 2010, S. 152-157

Kornelia Hagen

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Findings from consumer surveys and studies about nutritional labeling tend to be hard to compare, because the methodologies they use and questions they address are quite varied. Nevertheless, by evaluating these studies, we can obtain a good overview of existing nutritional labeling systems and consumer preferences. The present background article offers an overview of the studies frequently cited in current debates.

Themen: Verbraucher

JEL-Classification: D3;D11
Keywords: Labelling systems, Traffic light labelling
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