Motives for consuming organic food products in France 2018

This statistic shows the reasons to eat organic products expressed by French people in a survey in 2018. It shows that 69 percent of the respondents considered health as a motive to buy organic food products, 58 percent mentioned environmental protection and 56 percent the search for quality food.

Reasons to eat organic food products among French consumers in 2018

Percentage of respondents
For health reasons69%
For the environemental protection58%
Quality / Taste of the products56%
To be sure the products are healthy28%
For animal well-being28%
For ethical or social reasons25%
More organic products available in regular purchase points15%
Family habit9%
Birth / Having children, grand-children5%
Allergies or particular diet5%
Other particular life event4%
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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

November 28 to December 7, 2018

Number of respondents

1,417 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondants consuming Bio products at least once a week.

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Base consommateurs bio au moins une fois par mois: 1417."

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