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The impact of Green packaging on wine consumption: An analysis of the Swedish market
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Business.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Abstract Purpose: The aim of this thesis is to explore the impact of environmental friendly wine packageson wine consumption in Sweden. While there are many different factors influencing this issue,the overall focus of this thesis has been on the perception of the quality of 'Green wine packaging'on behalf of the consumers.

Method: A quantitative approach in form of an online survey was followed by an qualitativeapproach in form of semi-structured interviews. While the quantitative approach was the mainapproach, the qualitative approach was used for further interpretation.

Conclusions: Despite a great environmental awareness and a great engagement in recyclingactivities in Sweden, the results of this study shows that consumer prefer wine in traditional glassbottles. Quality is considered to be the most important element when purchasing wine and itappears that consumer perceive a low level of quality of wine in Green packages which in turnlowers their aesthetical and hedonic expectations. The quality of the wine appear also to be moreimportant than the environmental issue.

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Keyword [en]
Green Packaging, Wine Packaging, Wine Quality Perception, Green Consumerism
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Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-87745OAI: diva2:606018
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2013-03-04 Created: 2013-02-18 Last updated: 2013-03-04Bibliographically approved

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