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