publication . Article . 2015

The Market of Eggs, Consumption, and Consumer Behavior

Mustafa Pllana; Njazi Bytyqi; Vetim Hyseni; Iliriana Miftari;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: International Journal of Sustainable Economies Management, volume 4, pages 15-24 (issn: 2160-9659, eissn: 2160-9667, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IGI Global
Abstract
<jats:p>Eggs are a traditional food with a high consumption per head even in economically developed countries with high living standard. Due to “cholesterol phobia” efforts were made to decrease the cholesterol content in the egg, but without success. Thus began research to improve the nuntrional quality of eggs, reposition them in safety and healthy food products. Today in markets there are organic eggs, vegetarian, nutrient enhaced eggs (omega-3, vitamin enhanced), for what is in order to expected increase of consumption. Consumption of eggs depends on various factors such as economic, cultural, religious, habits of feed and so on. Knowledge of these factors, ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: embryonic structures
free text keywords: Agricultural economics, Biology, Marketing, Consumer behaviour, Per capita, Healthy food, Developed country
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