Consumption of Mushrooms: A double-hurdle Approach
Lisa House (),
Christian Tejera and
Susan S. Percival
No 196902, 2015 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia from Southern Agricultural Economics Association
This study investigates demographic, socioeconomic and food attributes factors contributing to the consumption of fresh and processed (jarred/canned) mushrooms. The double-hurdle model is employed to analyze the data. Awareness of mushroom health benefits, mushroom’s attributes, income, household size, race and age are significant determinants of the mushroom consumption.
Keywords: Agribusiness; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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