According to the American Meat Institute, Information Resources Inc.’s study surveyed 22,000
The AMI said some of the key findings showing the evolution of the factors in consumer buying include:
• Approximately 30 percent of consumers said they look for eco-friendly products and packaging in their brand selection
• Up to one-quarter of those surveyed consider fair trade practices along with eco-friendly or organic designations in selecting a shopping destination
• Nearly 40 percent of consumers search specifically for organic products
The survey also underscored the significance of sustainability across every consumer age group, the AMI said.