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Food Choice, Acceptance and Consumption - H. J. H. MacFie

Food Choice, Acceptance and Consumption

By: H. J. H. MacFie (Editor), H. L. Meiselman (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th April 1996
ISBN: 9780751401929
Number Of Pages: 258

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It is critical for the food industry to maintain a current understanding of the factors affecting food choice, acceptance and consumption since these influence all aspects of its activities. This subject has matured in recent years and, for the first time, this book brings together a coherent body of knowledge which draws on the experiences in industrial and academic settings of an international team of authors. Written for food technologists and marketeers, the book is also an essential reference for all those concerned with the economic, social, and psychological aspects of the subject.

The role of the human senses in food acceptancep. 1
The socio-cultural context of eating and food choicep. 83
What animal research tells us about human eatingp. 105
The development of children's eating habitsp. 161
What does abnormal eating tell us about normal eating?p. 207
The contextual basis for food acceptance, food choice and food intake: the food, the situation and the individualp. 239
Marketing and consumer behaviour with respect to foodsp. 264
Economic influences on food choice - non-convenience versus convenience food consumptionp. 293
Food choice, mood and mental performance: some examples and some mechanismsp. 319
Attitudes and beliefs in food habitsp. 346
Dietary change: changing patterns of eatingp. 365
Indexp. 393
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ISBN: 9780751401929
ISBN-10: 0751401927
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 258
Published: 30th April 1996
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.67