Ethical foods: International Situation Assessment, Opportunties/Threats


The project will provide an international situation assessment of the ethical foods movement and a SWOT assessment for Australian agriculture. Report table of contents is expected to include: 1. Introduction, Study Purpose and Method 2. Ethical Food Definitions and Scope of the Investigation 3. Consumer Requirements and Apparent Tradeoffs 4. International Sources of Supply/Key Demand Locations 5. Australian Ethical Food Sector SWOT 6. Trade Implications for Australia 7. Emerging Sector Trends 8. Conclusions and Recommendations


National Rural Issues

Research Organisation

AgEconPlus Pty Ltd

Objective Summary

The project is relevant to RIRDC's Environment and Farm Management, Global Competitiveness, and Food Integrity and Biosecurity programs, including the following goals and objectives: support analyses identifying new opportunities in the market place develop a research program supporting more globally focused competitive food sector environmental accreditation and labelling, ecolabelling undertake research that enhances the capacity of participants in the supply chain to ensure full integrity.

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Project Start Date

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Project Completion Date

Friday, October 31, 2008

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NRI-National Rural Issues


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Ethical Foods: International situation assessment, opportunities and threats