Traditional Food Products in Poland in the Light of the Current Consumer and International Food Product Innovation Trends

Szczepan Figiel

Abstract


Recently in the EU food markets there have appeared legally recognized products defined as traditional ones. In Poland, the Ministerial list of traditional food products (TFPs) represents a very wide spectrum of items (over 1,600 in October 2016) ranging from generic agricultural products to specific food dishes and meals. In the article an attempt to assess market attractiveness of this type of products in the light of the current consumer and international food product innovation trends was undertaken. Using the Lancaster approach to analyze attributes of the Polish TFPs it was found that they can be treated as a kind of marketing innovations, which are in line with some consumer as well as food product innovations trends. Consequently, this indicates certain marketing opportunities to be possibly taken by local food producers.



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food markets; traditional products; innovations

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/h.2017.51.2.77
Data publikacji: 2017-08-16 10:52:12
Data złożenia artykułu: 2017-02-24 17:26:01


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