Origin labelling; Cost analysis for producers and consumers

I.J. Terluin, J. Benninga, P. Berkhout, V.M. Immink, S.R.M. Janssens, R.A. Jongeneel, M.L. Rau, G.M.L. Tacken

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By stating the origin of a foodstuff, producers can provide consumers with information about where the food comes from. Country of origin labelling is the subject of debate from two different policy areas. One debate takes place in the framework of EU quality policy for agricultural products, the other in the framework of EU consumer policy. In one debate, origin labelling is regarded as a trade norm, while the other considers it part of food information which allows consumers to make well-founded choices between foodstuffs.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationThe Hague
Number of pages43
ISBN (Print)9789086156139
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameLEI report : Research area International policy
PublisherLEI, part of Wageningen UR


  • cap
  • nutrition labeling
  • consumer information
  • origin
  • quality management
  • cost analysis
  • european union
  • policy
  • agricultural products
  • labelling

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