Consumer and Market Demand Network Purpose
The purpose of the Consumer and Market Demand Network is to address issues
around changing consumer preferences for food attributes such as food safety, biotechnology,
environmental friendliness and health. Research will also address the impact of how
changing consumer demand affects producers, processors and retailers.
The Consumer and Market Demand Network is funded by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
(AAFC) and hosted by the Department of Rural Economy at the University of Alberta.
Other APRN networks: Farm Level Policy,
Agricultural Trade Policy,
Innovation, North American Agri-food Market
Integration Consortium (NAAMIC).
Congratulations are in order
for Tim Richards and his co-author Luis Padilla,
Arizona State University. Their article
Promotion and Fast Food Demand (American
Journal of Agricultural Economics, (February
2009) 91(1) : 168–183) received an Honourable
Mention in the Outstanding American
Journal of Agricultural Economics Article
Award category at the Annual Meeting of the
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
in Denver Colorado July 25-27, 2010. Tim is a
member of the CMD network and this research
received some support
from a CMD project (CMD
Congratulations Tim and Luis!