Perception of bio-food labeling by consumers in Slovakia

Authors

  • Dagmar Kozelová Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Department of Food Hygiene and Safety, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia,
  • Peter Zajác Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Department of Food Hygiene and Safety, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia,
  • Eva Matejková Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Economics and Management, Department of Statistics and Operation Research, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia,
  • Lucia Zeleňáková Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Department of Food Hygiene and Safety, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia,
  • Ľubomí­r Lopašovský Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Department of Food Hygiene and Safety, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia,
  • Ladislav Mura Institute of Technology in Dubnica nad Váhom, Department of Specialized Subjects and IT, Sládkovičova 533/20, 018 41 Dubnica nad Váhom, Slovakia
  • Jozef Čapla Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Department of Food Hygiene and Safety, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia
  • Vladimí­r Vietoris Slovak University of Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Department of Storing and Processing Plant Products, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5219/107

Keywords:

bio-food, labeling, consumer, Chi-Square test of Independence, Contingency coefficient and Cramer´s V coefficient

Abstract

 

 

The paper presents an overview of the present perception of bio-food labeling by consumers in Slovakia. Analyses were realized by the questionnaire survey organized in the period December 2009 to January 2010. In the survey, 388 respondents were interviewed. From the methodological aspect, basic approaches of descriptive statistics have been used, as well as methods of association measurement. The test of robustness tested Chi-Square statistic. The robustness have been judged based on the p-values. Correlations have been tested through the Contingency coefficient and Cramer´s V coefficient. The survey showed that dependency knowledge of logos was confirmed in terms of knowledge of bio-food, education, type of employment, study at FBP faculty and in terms of choice of organic foods by manufacturers. Students of FBP  knows more bio-food logos than other respondents. The second highest dependency was confirmed within selection of bio-food produced individual manufacturers.

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2011-01-16

How to Cite

Kozelová, D. ., Zajác, P. ., Matejková, E. ., Zeleňáková, L. ., Lopašovský, Ľubomí­r ., Mura, L. ., Čapla, J. ., & Vietoris, V. . (2011). Perception of bio-food labeling by consumers in Slovakia. Potravinarstvo Slovak Journal of Food Sciences, 5(1), 33–38. https://doi.org/10.5219/107

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