Reasons hindering the French from consuming organic products 2018

This statistic presents various reasons why French surveyed stated not consuming more often organic products in 2018. It shows that 84 percent of the respondents considered organic products to be too expensive, and 62 percent mentioned that they had doubts that some products really were organic.

For what reasons don't you consume (more often) organic food products?*

Share of respondents
These products are too expensive84%
Doubts that the products are really organic62%
Does not have the reflex to consume these products37%
The offer doesn't correspond to your needs27%
Lack of information on organic products23%
Not to find at usual purchase locations19%
By lack of possibility to try the products instore18%
No interest13%
Not statisfied by the quality11%
Has a garden/own production1%
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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

November 23 to December 7, 2018

Number of respondents

1,531 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Occasional or non consumers of organic products

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Pour quelle(s) raison(s) ne consommez-vous pas (plus souvent) des produits biologique(s) ? En 1er ? En 2ème ? En 3ème ?"

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