KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES OF SELLER AND BUYER ON FOOD SANITATION AND SAFETY: A PRELIMINARY STUDY

Agustini, Dwi Hayu and Prapti, Meniek Srining (2017) KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES OF SELLER AND BUYER ON FOOD SANITATION AND SAFETY: A PRELIMINARY STUDY. Forum Manajemen Indonesia ke 9.

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Abstract

Many food sellers and buyers show less concern on food sanitation and safety in selling and buying food. The purpose of this research was to understand if there are gaps between knowledge and practices of sellers and buyers about food sanitation and safety. Questionnaire-based survey was applied in gathering data about their knowledge. Observation and questionnaire were respectively to explore the practices of sellers in selling the food and of buyers in buying food. Descriptive analysis resulted that the sellers and buyers have knowledge on food sanitation and safety. However, not all sellers showed behavior that did not comply with food sanitation and safety standards. The buyers behave in accordance with their knowledge. They considered taste and cleanliness in buying particular food from among available seller that offers affordable price. Keywords: Food sanitation, food safety, hygiene, buying behavior

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
> 650 Management
> 650 Management > 658 Management
> 650 Management > 658 Management > Marketing Management
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Business > Department of Management
Depositing User: Ms Meniek Srining Prapti
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2017 06:47
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2017 06:47
URI: http://repository.unika.ac.id/id/eprint/15232

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