Insight of the Week: High Consumer Concern about Issues in the Food System

When asked about issues in the food system, most consumers express concern about all issues tested.

People are particularly worried about chemicals in agriculture and waste from single-use plastic packaging. Issues that relate to food production and transport are comparatively lower sources of concern.

This shows that a significant majority of consumers around the world are thinking about these global food system issues. As awareness grows, so will the expectation that players in the food system take action to address them.

Data source: Grains of Truth: EAT-GlobeScan Global Consumer Research on Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems, 2021