Consumers’ Preference towards the Usage of Organic and Non Organic Food Products

1G. Thamaraiselvi, Dr.S. Rani, M. Ramkumar, S. Samundeeswari and D. Pradeepa

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Abstract:

Organic food products are foods that are proceeds without using synthetic materials such as pesticides, antibiotics and chemical fertilizers. These are organic fruits, vegetables, dairy products, Organic rice, Pulses, oil, beauty products, even readymade eatables are processed by environment friendly methods. During the production, non organic food products use synthetics. Generally, these synthetics include pesticides and fertilizers. The producers can also make a change on Non organic food products at a molecular or genetic level. This paper determined the consumers’ preference by comparing organic and Non organic food products. The conclusion made on the bases of findings. Nowadays, many consumers prefer organic food products compared with non organic and usage also increased to an extent that helps to provide unpolluted environment. Apart from health, environment and food, some other characteristics like taste, freshness, nutrition and appearance also influencing the consumers to prefer organic food products.

Keywords:

Organic Food, Non-Organic Food, Consumers’ Preference, Health and Eco-friendly Food.

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages2362-2366