Survey on reasons for buying organic food in Finland 2015 and 2017

This statistic shows the result of a survey on the reasons for buying organic food in Finland in 2015 and 2017. Whereas the most popular reason for buying organic food in Finland in 2015 was the lack of pesticides, additives and chemical substances, in 2017 the Finns valued the possibility to eat cleaner. Other important reasons to purchase organic food were health and better quality. Local produce was higher valued in 2017 than in 2015. In general, the attractiveness of organic food has increased in Finland and the consumption of organic produce is more regular than before.

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Release date

May 2017

Region

Finland

Survey time period

January 19, 2017 to February 6, 2017*

Number of respondents

838 Respondents**

Age group

15-79 years

Special properties

respondents that considered buying organic food; inhabitants of Finland, excluding the Åland Islands

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

* The figures for the year 2015 have been conducted during the period of April 13, 2015 to April 28, 2015.
** The number of respondents for the year 2015 was 794.

The original survey question was phrased by the source as follows: "Mistä syystä ostaisit luomuruokaa?"

Multiple answers were possible.

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