HOW DO BRAZILIANS PERCEIVE FOOD WASTE?

Autores

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22277/rgo.v14i3.6049

Palavras-chave:

Food consumption. Supply chain. Food waste. Sustainability.

Resumo

This research aims to identify the profile and factors associated with the perception of Brazilian
consumers regarding food waste. The chosen technique was survey research, with the application of
a structured online and self-administered questionnaire with 664 Brazilian consumers. Descriptive
statistics were calculated and multivariate statistical techniques, such as factor analysis and multiple
linear regression. Five factors have different affirmations on assessing and dealing with the food,
besides the behavior concerning food and its respective waste. The factor regarding education was
included in the survey, adapted from Richter (2017), which generated this factor. This is an additional
result when applied to the Brazilian context. The waste is associated with behavioral factors. One of
the main contributions was to present the use of metrics, which provide comparisons between
different themes of food waste, providing proposals for the public policies and guidelines for
minimizing this problem. The study helps with discussions based on a relevant topic for humanity and
contemplating the UN SDGs through a national diagnosis. Academics, public, private, and non-profit
organizations have increasingly brought the spotlight onto food waste. Implications of this study point
to the need for effective policies turned to mitigate food waste.

Biografia do Autor

Giana de Vargas Mores, IMED Business School

Pós-doutoranda em Administração na Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul. Professora Permanente do Programa de Pós-Graduação stricto sensu em Administração da Faculdade Meridional - PPGA/IMED Business School. Editora-chefe da Revista de Administração IMED. Pós-doutoranda em Administração no PPGA/UFMS. Doutora e Mestra em Agronegócios pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Especialista em Economia e Gestão Empresarial e graduada em Ciências Econômicas pela Universidade de Passo Fundo. Possui experiência na área de pesquisa, com áreas de interesse em: gestão da inovação, sustentabilidade, cadeias produtivas agroindustriais, gestão em organizações de agronegócios. ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Giana_Mores

Leila Dal Moro, IMED Business School

Pós-doutoranda em Administração pela Faculdade Meridional - IMED (Previsão de conclusão 2021); Doutora em Engenharia Civil e Ambiental pela Universidade de Passo Fundo- UPF (2020); Mestre em Engenharia Civil e Ambiental pela Universidade de Passo Fundo- UPF (2014), Especialista em Gestão Ambiental e Recursos Hídricos pela Universidade Regional Integrada do Alto Uruguai e das Missões ? URI Campus Erechim (2012); Graduada em Gestão Pública pela Faculdade Meridional (2009); Técnica Contábil formada pelo Instituto Santo Tomás De Aquino (2005). Atualmente é pesquisadora, possui experiência e interesse em temas como: Objetivos do Desenvolvimento Sustentável (ODS), agricultura familiar, sucessão em empresas familiares rurais, produção orgânica, empoderamento da mulher no campo, feiras de produtores, agricultura urbana, segurança alimentar, inovação, métodos qualitativos. Exerceu atividades financeiras e administrativas empresariais. Possui livros, capítulos de livros e artigos publicados nas áreas mencionadas. É revisora do periódico International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education e membro editorial do Journal Discover Sustainability.

Yasmin Gomes Casagranda

Pós-doutora em Administração - Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS)

Vitor Francisco Dalla Corte, IMED Business School

Possui graduação em Ciências Econômicas pela Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (2002) MBA em Gestão Empresarial, Fundação Getulio Vargas - FGV (2004), Mestrado em Administração pela Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (2008) e Doutorado em Agronegócios na Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2014). Realizou estágio de doutorado na Universidade de Wisconsin, EUA (2013). Atualmente é professor do Mestrado Acadêmico em Administração e Graduação da Faculdade Meridional - IMED/RS. Tem experiência na área de Economia Aplicada, Agronegócios e em temas relacionados a Adoção de Tecnologia.

Gabriele Girardi, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos

Doutoranda no Programa de Pós-Graduação em Administração da Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS, com área de concentração: Organizações e Competitividade. Mestre em Administração pelo Complexo de Ensino Superior Meridional - IMED, Campus Passo Fundo- RS, na linha de Pesquisa de Estudos Organizacionais Contemporâneos. Formada em MBA Executivo em Negócios Financeiros pela FIA/ Unisinos (2011) e graduada em Administração pela Universidade de Passo Fundo - UPF (2006). Funcionária do Banco do Brasil com conhecimento do mercado financeiro. Possui Certificação Profissional Anbima em Investimentos, CPA 20 (avançada).

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Publicado

2021-09-06