Consumer Perception and Awareness towards Organic Food in National Capital Region


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Authors

  • Ekta Yadav CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Megha Goyal CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Suman Ghalawat CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Subodh Agarwal CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Amita Girdhar CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Bhavesh CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Shivam CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Anamika CCS HAU, Hisar

https://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2024.60211

Keywords:

Organic food, Consumer awareness, Organic farming, Consumer behavior, Demographic variables

Abstract

The growing demand for organic food in recent years has led to increase an interest in studying consumers attitude and perception towards organic food products. This study explores consumer perception and awareness towards organic food in Haryana's National Capital Region (NCR), with an emphasis on demographic variables and market dynamics. Primary data was collected from a sample of 300 respondents using a structured questionnaire between the month of September-October 2023 year. Factor analysis revealed two significant factors influencing consumers’ attitude: "Attitudes Towards Organic Food" and "Consumer Perception and Market Dynamics." While consumers in the NCR reflected positive attitudes towards organic food, driven by perceptions of health and environmental benefits, location was found to have no significant effect on attitudes but does influence perceptions of market dynamics. The study highlights the importance of consumer awareness and understanding market dynamics for promoting sustainable consumption patterns and engaging stakeholders in the organic food industry. Overall, these findings contribute to a better understanding of consumer behavior towards organic food products in the context of the NCR region, offering insights for policymakers, farmers, and industry stakeholders to promote organic food consumption and production.

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27.03.2024

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12.04.2024

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Consumer Perception and Awareness towards Organic Food in National Capital Region. (2024). Indian Journal of Extension Education, 60(2), 56-60. https://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2024.60211
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