According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), approximately one-third of all food produced worldwide goes to waste every year.
Study used a choice experiment to determine what consumers would ... READ MORE
Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the United States, National Nutrition Month is celebrated annually in March. Dr. Di Fang, associate professor of food and resource economics at the University of Florida, knows well the ... READ MORE
The Biden Administration released the White House National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in September 2022, citing research by FRE associate professor Di Fang.
Fang’s research, conducted while at the University of Arkansas ... READ MORE
Food and Resource Economics associate professor Di Fang will be using agricultural economic research to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food insecurity and nutritional outcomes for those using Supplemental Nutritional Assistance ... READ MORE
Consumers prefer seafood entrees more transparent information at casual and fine dining restaurants.
Country of origin was unimportant, showing customer choices at restaurants differ from those made at grocery stores.
Consumers ... READ MORE
Reducing plastic waste is often proposed as an action item when it comes to sustainability. Since product packaging makes up almost the largest category of plastic waste (41%) in the United States, it makes sense that looking at alternative ... READ MORE
UF Food and Resource Economics was well represented at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association's (AAEA) annual meeting earlier this month. We had a number of our faculty, research scientists, and graduate students fly out to Austin, ... READ MORE
In the future, food could bear one of the two labels that will tell consumers whether it contains genetically modified (GM) ingredients. Will these labels influence what consumers value when making a food purchase and will the labels change ... READ MORE