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Løes, Anne-Kristin and Solemdal, Liv (2011) Responsible consumption – public procurement of organic food. In: Hultgren, Jan; Persson, Paula; Nadeau, Elisabet and Fogelberg, Fredrik (Eds.) Seminar 428, Energy conversion from biomass production - EU-AgroBiogas, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, Uppsala, Sweden, 7 (3), NJF Report, p. 246.

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To support the growth of organic agriculture, public procurement of organic food may be a useful instrument to increase the demand and achieve a critical food volume required for efficient distribution. Educational institutions and hospitals are of special interest for pedagogical and health reasons, but are challenging due to the many different stakeholders involved.
Several projects have been conducted to study the implementation of organic food in these contexts, to reveal efficient strategies to enhance organic consumption, and describe main hindrances to overcome.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:iPOPY, public procurement, market development, hospitals, school meals, skolemat, sykehus, offentlig matforsyning, offentlig innkjøp
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems
Research affiliation: Norway > Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agriculture and Environmental Research > Bioforsk Organic Food and Farming Division
Deposited By: Løes, Anne-Kristin
ID Code:19140
Deposited On:07 Jul 2011 13:58
Last Modified:07 Jul 2011 13:58
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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