Market potentials and willingness-to-pay for selected organic vegetables in Kandy

Piyasiri, A. G. S. A. and Ariyawardana, A. (2002) Market potentials and willingness-to-pay for selected organic vegetables in Kandy. Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Economics, 4 1: 107-119. doi:10.4038/sjae.v4i0.3486


Author Piyasiri, A. G. S. A.
Ariyawardana, A.
Title Market potentials and willingness-to-pay for selected organic vegetables in Kandy
Journal name Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Economics
ISBN 1391-7358
Publication date 2002
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.4038/sjae.v4i0.3486
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 4
Issue 1
Start page 107
End page 119
Total pages 13
Place of publication Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Publisher Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Organic products are considered to be superior in quality compared to conventionally produced products, since it has been proved that organic products help prevent several health hazards. Therefore, demand for organic products are increasing all over the world, as well as in Sri Lanka. Given this increasing demand for organic products, this study was conducted with a view to identifing the market potentials for organic products and consumer expectations in Kandy. Further, it identifies the factors that influence the additional willingness to pay for organic vegetables. The research was conducted in three supermarkets, namely, Cargills, Dhanasiri and Royal Garden Mall. Thirty respondents were randomly selected from each of the supermarkets.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
 
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