Journal of Food Distribution Research

ISSN 2643-3354 (online)

ISSN 0047-245X (print)

Published by the Food Distribution Research Society, Inc since 1969.

Editors: Andrew Muhammad and Margarita Velandia, University of Tennessee, USA

Issues dating back to 1969 (Volume 1) and the complete Journal of Food Distribution Research Library are available through AgEcon Search and EconPapers.

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Volume 51 Issue 2
July 2020
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Peer-Reviewed Research Articles

Fiscal Impacts and Cross-Border Effects of a Change in State Liquor Policy
Philip Watson, Jason Winfree, and Daniel Toro-González

Tennessee Consumer Willingness to Pay for Disposable Dinnerware Molded from Wheat Straw
MacKenzie Gill, Kimberly L. Jensen, Sreedhar Upendram, Nicole Labbé, Burton C. English, Dayton M. Lambert, Samuel W. Jackson, and R. Jamey Menard

Exploring the Hierarchy of Product Attributes in U.S. Pecan Consumption
Chadelle Robinson

Uncommon Alternative: Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Niche Pork Tenderloin in New England
Jamie Ann Picardy, Sean B. Cash, and Christian Peters

California's Wage Rate Policies and Head Lettuce Prices
Lynn Hamilton, Michael P. McCullough, Gary W. Brester, and Joseph Atwood

Consumer Preferences for Tennessee Milk
Karen L. DeLong, Kimberly L. Jensen, Sreedhar Upendram, and Elizabeth Eckelkamp

The Growing Market for Energy and Sports Drinks in the United States: Can Chocolate Milk Remain A Contender?
Yang Hu, Senarath Dharmasena, Oral Capps Jr., and Ramkumar Janakiraman

Volume 51 Issue I
February 2020
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Research Updates

Consumer Responses to Price Promotion of Organic Products in Virtue and Vice Food Categories
Danhong Chen, Ji Yan, Kun Tian, and Rodolfo M. Nayga

Classifying Primary Agricultural Producers in Local Foods Marketing Channels: Using the Organizational Species Concept to Understand Strategic Profiles
Jason Scott Entsminger

One Box Does Not Check All: Investigating Farmers’ Likelihood to Certify Organic, Drop Out Certification, or Remain Noncertified
Orlando Rodriguez and Ariana Torres

Research Reports

Market Integration in the Staple Food Derivatives Markets in Uganda
James O. Bukenya

Producer Response to Drought Policy in the West
Kynda R. Curtis, Tatiana Drugova, and Ruby A. Ward

An Analysis of Consumer Perceptions of the Importance of Selected Attributes of Fruits and Vegetables: The Case of Tennessee
Enefiok Ekanem, Mary Mafuyai, Fisseha Tegegne, and Prabodh Illukpitya

Coordinating Intermediaries and Scaling Up Local and Regional Food Systems: An Organizational Species Approach to Understanding the Roles of Food Hubs
Jason Scott Entsminger

Economic Analysis of Producing Satsuma Citrus in Georgia Using an Enterprise Budget
Esendugue Greg Fonsah, Jake Price, and Ben Cantrell

The Role of Healthy Diet Belief in Mediating the Organic Label Effect on Increased Food Consumption
Kayla Gaylord, Danhong Chen, Shyam S. Nair, and Mark J. Anderson

Factors Affecting Goat Meat Demand and Willingness to Pay a Premium Price for Domestic Produced Goat Meat in the Southern United States
Mohammed Ibrahim, Nalini Pattanaik, Benjamin Onyango, Elizabeth Walker, Melissa Bledsoe, and Christine Sudbrock

Measuring Undergraduate Students’ Knowledge of Selected Nutrients
Patricia E. McLean-Meyinsse

For Young Americans, Sustainable Is Not Organic
Ariana P. Torres

Price Discovery and Integration of the Peanut Markets in the United States
Hannah Hawkins and Senarath Dharmasena


Volume 50 Issue 2
November 2019
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Peer-Reviewed Research Articles

Economic Impact of Values-Based Supply Chain Participation on Small and Midsize Produce Farms
Christy Anderson Brekken, Caleb Dickson, Hikaru Hanawa Peterson, Gail Feenstra, Marcia Ostrom, Keiko Tanaka, and Gwenaēl Engelskirchen

A Hard Nut to Crack: Identifying Factors Relevant to Chestnut Consumption
Ming Fang, Erin Lizotte, and Trey Malone

Consumer Demand for Organic Food Groups and Implications for Farmers’ Revenues under the Organic Land Subsidy Scheme: The Case of Denmark
Gülcan Önel, Ayuba Seidu, and James L. Seale, Jr.

Factors Influencing Consumers Familiarity with State Branded Programs: A Case Study for South Carolina
Bailee N. Hawkins, Michael Vassalos, and Marzieh Motallebi

Volume 50 Issue 1
March 2019
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Peer-Reviewed Research Articles

Forecasting Meat Prices Using Consumer Expectations from the Food Demand Survey (FooDS)
Aaron M. Ates, Jayson L. Lusk, and B. Wade Brorsen

“There’s No Place Like Home”: Inquiry into Preferences for Local Foods
Courtney Bir, John Lai, Nicole Olynk Widmar, Nathanael Thompson, Jodee Ellett, and Caroline Crosslin

Eliciting Consumer Preference and Willingness to Pay for Mushrooms: A Latent Class Approach
Anwesha Chakrabarti, Benjamin L. Campbell, and Vanessa Shonkwiler

Produce Buyer Quality Requirements to Form an Eastern Broccoli Industry
Phillip Coles, Jiayi Dong, Miguel Gomez, and Thomas Bjorkman

Research Updates

Food Label Use and Knowledge of Nutritional Facts on Sugars among Undergraduate Students
Janet V. Gager and Patricia E. McLean- Meyinsse

Putting Food on the Blockchain: A Regulatory Overview
Kathleen Krzyzanowski

Looking at Economic and Non-Economic Drivers of Farm Diversification
Nicholas Lancaster and Ariana Torres

An Overview of Small-Scale Commercial Hops Production in Virginia
Ben Garber, Kimberly L. Morgan, Holly Scoggins, and Laura Seigle

The Modern Farmers’ Market: The Role of the “Anchor Vendor” in Technology Usage and Adoption
Theodore Ruffalo, Thomas Groleau, and Maria Salerno

Research Reports

The Intersection of Social and Economic Value Creation in Social Entrepreneurship: A Comparative Case Study of Food Hubs
Tatevik Avetisyan and R. Brent Ross

Untangling the Economic and Social Impediments to Producer Adoption of Organic Wheat
Kynda Curtis and Donya Quarnstrom

Factors Affecting the Propensity to Purchase Specialty Eggs in the United States
Maggie Branch and Senarath Dharmasena

Economic Productivity and Profitability Analysis for Whiteflies and Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV) Management Options
Esendugue Greg Fonsah, Chen Yu, Stan Diffie, Rajagopalbabu Srinivansan, and David Riley

Nevada Value Added Marketing Research and Education Program
Holly Gatzke

Are Concerns about Repaying Student Loan Debt Related to Health Status Rankings?
Patricia E. McLean-Meyinsse

Creating a Farmers Market Living Lab: Lessons Learned in Growing a Farmers’ Market
Nancy Staisey and Helaine Harris

Volume 48 Issue 3
November 2017

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Supply Chain Barriers to Healthy, Affordable Produce in Phoenix-Area Food Deserts
Gina Lacagnina, Renee Hughner, Cristina Barroso, Richard Hall, and Christopher Wharton

Impacts of Food Safety Recalls and Consumer Information on Restaurant Performance
J. Ross Pruitt and Rodney B. Holcomb

Consumer Willingness to Pay for Local Wines and Shopping Outlet Preferences
Connie Everett, Kim Jensen, David Hughes, and Chris Boyer

Understanding Spending Habits and Buying Behavior for the American Muslim Community: A Pilot Study
Oral Capps, Jr., Asma Ahad, and Peter S. Murano