Most Adults Say It’s Important To Them To Buy Organic, Locally-Grown Food
Most Americans choose a major chain supermarket when they go food shopping, but they still consider it at least somewhat important to find food that is locally grown and organic. They overwhelmingly agree, though, that organic food is more expensive.
The majority of American adults (55%) go food shopping once a week, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Twenty-seven percent (27%) go two or three times a week, and seven percent (7%) go every day or nearly every day. Ten percent (10%) shop for food once a month or less. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 16-17, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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