The survey results suggest that as of 2018, the majority of Flemish consumers preferred Belgian fish over imported fish. Close to 40 percent of consumers surveyed in 2018 expressed a strong preference for Belgian fish, while the share of respondents who preferred foreign fish was just 15 percent in total.
respondents indicating the origin of the product has at least some influence
Method of interview
* The question was phrased by the source as follows: "In welke mate gaat uw voorkeur bij onderstaande producten uit naar inlandse dan wel buitenlandse producten?" (English: "To what extend do you prefer Belgian or foreign products?")
The results have been weighted and are representative for age, sex and social status.
The source does not specify the exact number of respondents.
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