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Why do Consumers Prefer Local Products?

by September 29th, 2014

“Think globally, act locally,” long the maxim for successful politics stressing a preference for all things local, is emerging as a global trend. Consumers are looking for locally-sourced produce and are interested in regional foods and tradition. For some, the “local” label is becoming a stronger buying criterion than “organic”. Among other things, the propensity […]