Key results include:
- 25% of respondents were unable to find a specific food product at the grocery store.
- 32% of respondents are waiting for their next paycheck to buy groceries.
- 16% of respondents face food insecurity.
- 51% of respondents blame COVID-related shutdowns for the rise in meat prices.
- A Sustainable Food Purchasing (SFP) Index of 67/100.
ARE AMERICANS PURCHASING SUSTAINABLE FOOD?
The Sustainable Food Purchasing Index (SFP). The score reflects consumer food purchasing that aligns with a set of key recommendations for healthy diets from sustainable food systems. The SFP is part of the Purdue Consumer Food Insights Report, a new monthly report identifying trends and changes in consumer food purchases and preferences. (Purdue University image/Courtesy of the Center for Food Demand Analysis and Sustainability)The Sustainable Food Purchasing (SFP) Index is a self-reported measure of food purchasing designed to assess how well consumer shopping habits correspond with healthy diets from sustainable food systems, as described by the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health. SFP scores range from 1 to 100. A score of 100 reflects a set of key recommendations for better nurturing human health and supporting environmental sustainability.
WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT CONSUMERS?
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February 15, 2022