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Ireland Ethical Food Consumer Report 2023
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The cost of living crisis sees consumers forced to prioritise price – a threat to ethically and sustainably sourced food and drink products.Brian O'Connor, Category Director - Irish Reports…

Ireland Ethical Food Consumer Report 2023

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Report Summary

The cost of living crisis sees consumers forced to prioritise price – a threat to ethically and sustainably sourced food and drink products.

Brian O'Connor, Category Director – Irish Reports

Table of Contents

    • Key issues covered in this Report
  1. Executive Summary

    • Opportunities for the ethical food and drink market
    • Market dynamics and outlook
    • Graph 1: consumer priorities when buying food and drink, 2022
    • What consumers want and why
    • Graph 2: consumers concerned about recyclable packaging when by food and drink, by employment status, 2023
    • Innovation and marketing
  2. Market Dynamics

    • Market drivers
    • Graph 3: food and non-alcoholic drink price index, 2022-23
    • Graph 4: Food consumer price index, 2022-23
    • Graph 5: consumer priorities when buying food and drink products, 2022
    • Graph 6: consumers describing their current financial situation, IoI, Apr 22-Dec 23
    • Graph 7: consumers who agree that limiting your intake of animal products is a good way to lessening environmental impact, NI and RoI, by age, 2023
  3. What Consumers Want and Why

    • Ethical causes that consumers are concerned about when buying food and drink
    • Graph 8: ethical concerns when buying food and drink, 2023
    • Graph 9: consumers concerned about recyclable packaging when buying food and drink, by employment status, 2023
    • Graph 10: consumers concerned about free-range/ethical treatment of animals when buying food and drink, 2023
    • Types of ethical labels/certifications bought
    • Graph 11: types of products with ethical labels/certifications that consumers have bought in the last three months, 2023
    • Graph 12: Consumers who have bought organic products in the last three months, by gender
    • Graph 13: % of organic food & drink launches with words 'regenerative', 'biodiversity' and/or 'biodynamic' in product descriptions, 2018-23
    • Reasons for not buying food and drink with an ethical label
    • Behaviours towards ethical food and drink
    • Graph 14: Agreement with 'Buying ethical food and drink makes me feel good', by age
    • Graph 15: agreement with 'I have stopped buying products from companies that have acted unethically', by age, 2023
    • Attitudes towards ethical food and drink
    • Graph 16: agreement with 'Buying local food is better for the environment', by age
    • Graph 17: agreement with 'Taste is more important than ethics/sustainability', by gender, 2023
  4. Competitive landscape

    • Launch activity and innovation
    • Graph 18: percentage of food and drink products launched with an environmentally friendly package claim and/or recycling claim, UK (including NI) and Ireland, 2020-23*
    • Graph 19: food and drink launches with an 'ethical – animal' claim, UK (including NI) and Ireland, 2020-23*
  5. Appendix

    • Report scope and definitions
    • Methodology

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