Study: Sustainability a factor in store purchases
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.