Food, People and Society

A European Perspective of Consumers’ Food Choices

  • Lynn J. Frewer
  • Einar Risvik
  • Hendrik Schifferstein

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. Food

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hendrik N. J. Schifferstein, Lynn J. Frewer, Einar Risvik
      Pages 3-7
    3. Rosires Deliza, Hal MacFie
      Pages 55-72
    4. Hendrik N. J. Schifferstein
      Pages 73-96
    5. Anne C. Bech, Klaus G. Grunert, Lone Bredahl, Hans J. Juhl, Carsten S. Poulsen
      Pages 97-113
  3. People

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Øydis Ueland
      Pages 155-159
    3. Christina Fjellström, Birgitta Sidenvall, Margaretha Nydahl
      Pages 197-209
    4. Klaus G. Grunert, Karen Brunsø, Lone Bredahl, Anne C. Bech
      Pages 211-230
  4. Society

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Howard G. Schutz, Magni Martens
      Pages 247-266
    3. David Marshall
      Pages 317-338
    4. Christopher Ritson, Dan Petrovici
      Pages 339-363
    5. Reimar von Alvensleben
      Pages 381-399
    6. Gene Rowe, Catherine Reynolds, Lynn J. Frewer
      Pages 415-432
    7. Lynn J. Frewer, Einar Risvik
      Pages 433-442
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 443-462

About this book


This book, edited and authored by a group of scientists experienced in European cross-cultural and interdisciplinary research in the field of consumer food perceptions, sensory evaluation, product image and risk research, delivers a unique insight into decision making and food consumption of the European consumer. The volume is essential reading for those involved in product development, market research and consumer science in food and agro industries and academic research. It brings together experts from different disciplines in order to address fundamental issues to do with predicting food choice, consumer behavior and societal trust into quality and safety regulatory systems. The importance of the social and psychological context and the cross-cultural differences and how they influence food choice are also covered in great detail.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Lynn J. Frewer
    • 1
  • Einar Risvik
    • 2
  • Hendrik Schifferstein
    • 3
  1. 1.Norwich Research ParkColney, NorwichUK
  2. 2.MatforskAsNorway
  3. 3.Department of Industrial DesignDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-07477-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-04601-2
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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