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Food nutrition impact toward Rural Consumer in Kelantan


Zul Ariff Abdul Latiff and Mohamad Amizi Ayob (2015) Food nutrition impact toward Rural Consumer in Kelantan. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9 (24). pp. 40-43. ISSN 1991-8178


Consumers‟ food consumption patterns are changing rapidly. Consumers are becoming
more aware about the food they consume. They tend to consume food product which
has food nutrition label so that they will get information from there. This study is focus
on their awareness and intention about food nutrition labels when they purchase food
product in Kelantan. A structured questionnaire was designed and used as an instrument
to gather the information towards food nutrition labels among the consumers. A survey
was conducted and distributed to 300 rural respondents in Kelantan, Malaysia.
Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data collected. The result indicate that
most of the respondents aware of the food nutrition labels. The respondents also
indicate that food labels not only about nutrition information but they believe food
products which have labels is quality products.

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Item Type: Non-Indexed Article
Collection Type: Institution
Date: 2015
Journal or Publication Title: Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
ISSN: 1991-8178
Uncontrolled Keywords: Consumers; Awareness; Intention; Food nutrition labels
Faculty/Centre/Office: Faculty of Agro - Based Industry
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