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Lejonklou Hägg, Emelie, 2021. Market opportunities for local producers in Swedish Supermarkets. Second cycle, A2E. Uppsala: SLU, Department of Molecular Sciences


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Abstract

The interest for locally produced products has increased both in Sweden and internationally in recent years and the reasons for this seems to be multiple. The possibility to lower environmental pressure, increase social qualities and secure an economic climate for the local producers could be reasons for the increased interest. This study examines the relationship between local producer and the retail sector in Uppland in Sweden. Semi-structured interviews are conducted to examine the relationship and attitudes towards selling local produce in Supermarkets. The interviews will be analysed trough a power perspective with the stakeholder theory as a structural base. Retail power is and has been growing, and in line with the previous research, this is an important aspect to consider when examines the interplay between retail and producer. This research will contribute to increase the knowledge concerning why or why not local produce exists in supermarkets in Uppland, Sweden.

Main title:Market opportunities for local producers in Swedish Supermarkets
Authors:Lejonklou Hägg, Emelie
Supervisor:Dubois, Alexandre
Examiner:Peterson, Anna
Series:Molecular Sciences
Volume/Sequential designation:2021:42
Year of Publication:2021
Level and depth descriptor:Second cycle, A2E
Student's programme affiliation:NM028 Sustainable Food Systems - Master´s Programme, 120.0hp
Supervising department:(NL, NJ) > Department of Molecular Sciences
Keywords:Local food production, short food supply chain, supermarkets, sustainability
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-17358
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-17358
Subjects:Food science and technology
Language:English
Deposited On:04 Nov 2021 09:52
Metadata Last Modified:05 Nov 2021 02:00

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