ISSN 2285-5785, ISSN CD-ROM 2285-5793, ISSN ONLINE 2285-5807, ISSN-L 2285-5785


Published in Scientific Papers. Series A. Agronomy, Vol. LXIV, Issue 1
Written by Camelia OROIAN, Iulia Cristina MUREȘAN, Ioan OROIAN, Petru BURDUHOS

It has been reported that worldwide, food waste has become a problem of great importance due to population growth and the daily need for food. Thus, in this present paper, the consumer’s attitude from Cluj County, Romania, regarding food waste and ways to prevent, was analysed. An on-line survey on a sample of 114 respondents was conducted in order to achieve the objectives of the research. Descriptive statistics were used to analyse the collected data. The results reveals that main category of wasted food is represented by cooked food, due to the fact that the respondents are cooking more than they need. Buying local products and using a shopping list are two of the main actions that could be taken in order to reduce the food loss and waste. At the other end respondents agree that educational campaign in order to educate and inform people about reducing food wasting are important.

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