Wim Verbeke

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of emotional stability and attitude on consumption decisions under risk: the Coca-Cola crisis in Belgium
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Health Commun 7:455-72. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Credence quality coordination and consumers' willingness-to-pay for certified halal labelled meat
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Ghent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 95:790-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pork in good company? Exploratory analysis of side dishes, beverages, foodscapes and individual characteristics
    Wim Verbeke
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 95:694-8. 2013
  4. pmc Lessons for public health campaigns from analysing commercial food marketing success factors: a case study
    Jessica Aschemann-Witzel
    MAPP Centre, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Haslegaardsvej 10, 8210 Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:139. 2012
  5. pmc Development of strategies for effective communication of food risks and benefits across Europe: design and conceptual framework of the FoodRisC project
    Julie Barnett
    Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:308. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Communicating risks and benefits from fish consumption: impact on Belgian consumers' perception and intention to eat fish
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Belgium
    Risk Anal 28:951-67. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Impact of communication on consumers' food choices
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:281-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Consumer appeal of nutrition and health claims in three existing product concepts
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 52:684-92. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived importance of sustainability and ethics related to fish: a consumer behavior perspective
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Belgium
    Ambio 36:580-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Why consumers behave as they do with respect to food safety and risk information
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Anal Chim Acta 586:2-7. 2007

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of emotional stability and attitude on consumption decisions under risk: the Coca-Cola crisis in Belgium
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Health Commun 7:455-72. 2002
    ..Fast and transparent communication with specific attention to lower emotional stability groups, as well as the inclusion of personality and attitude measurements in future health and food safety studies, are recommended...
  2. doi request reprint Credence quality coordination and consumers' willingness-to-pay for certified halal labelled meat
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Ghent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 95:790-7. 2013
    ..Gender and generation determine the actual premium Muslim consumers are willing to pay. ..
  3. doi request reprint Pork in good company? Exploratory analysis of side dishes, beverages, foodscapes and individual characteristics
    Wim Verbeke
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 95:694-8. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Lessons for public health campaigns from analysing commercial food marketing success factors: a case study
    Jessica Aschemann-Witzel
    MAPP Centre, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Haslegaardsvej 10, 8210 Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:139. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to empirically identify food marketing success factors that, using the social marketing approach, could help improve public health campaigns to promote healthy eating...
  5. pmc Development of strategies for effective communication of food risks and benefits across Europe: design and conceptual framework of the FoodRisC project
    Julie Barnett
    Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:308. 2011
    ..The FoodRisC project will examine consumer perceptions and investigate how people acquire and use information in food domains in order to develop targeted strategies for food communication across Europe...
  6. doi request reprint Communicating risks and benefits from fish consumption: impact on Belgian consumers' perception and intention to eat fish
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Belgium
    Risk Anal 28:951-67. 2008
    ..The results from this study provide valuable insights for future risk/benefit and balanced communication about seafood...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of communication on consumers' food choices
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:281-8. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Consumer appeal of nutrition and health claims in three existing product concepts
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 52:684-92. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceived importance of sustainability and ethics related to fish: a consumer behavior perspective
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Belgium
    Ambio 36:580-5. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Why consumers behave as they do with respect to food safety and risk information
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Anal Chim Acta 586:2-7. 2007
    ..These include traceability and labelling, segmented communication approaches and public involvement in risk management decision-making...
  11. doi request reprint European citizen and consumer attitudes and preferences regarding beef and pork
    Wim Verbeke
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 84:284-92. 2010
    ..Future studies in both projects will concentrate on consumers' acceptance of innovative meat product concepts and products, with the aim of boosting consumer trust and invigorating the European beef and pork industries...
  12. doi request reprint European beef consumers' interest in a beef eating-quality guarantee Insights from a qualitative study in four EU countries
    Wim Verbeke
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 54:289-96. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary behaviour of pregnant versus non-pregnant women
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 48:78-86. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Consumer perception versus scientific evidence about health benefits and safety risks from fish consumption
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 8:422-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the gap between consumer perception and scientific evidence related to health benefits and safety risks from fish consumption...
  15. ncbi request reprint Individual determinants of fish consumption: application of the theory of planned behaviour
    Wim Verbeke
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 44:67-82. 2005
    ..The coastal region of West Flanders is the region with the highest consumption. Food involvement correlates positively with fish consumption intention and frequency, whereas no significant impact of food-health awareness is found...
  16. doi request reprint To eat or not to eat pork, how frequently and how varied? Insights from the quantitative Q-PorkChains consumer survey in four European countries
    Wim Verbeke
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 88:619-26. 2011
    ..Their pork consumption is balanced over a wide range of pork cuts and pork meat products. Each segment entails specific challenges for the industry and the public health sector...
  17. doi request reprint Fish consumption is a safe solution to increase the intake of long-chain n-3 fatty acids
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 11:1107-16. 2008
    ..Also, the contribution of margarines enriched with LC n-3 PUFA was assessed...
  18. doi request reprint Food-related lifestyles and their association to obesity in five European countries
    Federico J A Pérez-Cueto
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 54:156-62. 2010
    ..This study has identified specific FRL dimensions as potential predictors of obesity. The resulting consumers' profiling can be used for targeted interventions for weight management in Europe...
  19. pmc Explaining the effects of a point-of-purchase nutrition-information intervention in university canteens: a structural equation modelling analysis
    Christine Hoefkens
    Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Coupure Links 653 B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:111. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Association of overweight and obesity with interest in healthy eating, subjective health and perceived risk of chronic diseases in three European countries
    Zuzanna Pieniak
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 53:399-406. 2009
    ..Furthermore, factors associated with obesity such as subjective health and perceived risk of chronic diseases should be considered both at individual counselling and at public health policy levels...
  21. doi request reprint Consumer attitudes, knowledge, and consumption of organic yogurt
    Ellen J Van Loo
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Dairy Sci 96:2118-29. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, consumer awareness of the EU organic logo remains rather low, which suggests a need for more effective information campaigns and marketing actions...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of technology information on consumer expectations and liking of beef
    Lynn Van Wezemael
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 90:444-50. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Consuming organic versus conventional vegetables: the effect on nutrient and contaminant intakes
    Christine Hoefkens
    Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:3058-66. 2010
    ..The general higher vegetable consumption of organic compared to conventional consumers outweighs usually the role of differences in nutrient and contaminant concentrations between organic and conventional vegetables...
  24. doi request reprint Consumer satisfaction with pork meat and derived products in five European countries
    Helena Resano
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 56:167-70. 2011
    ..Tasty pork, easy to prepare and consume, with adequate promotion of its healthfulness, and with a good price/quality relationship appears to be the key factor to satisfy pork consumers...
  25. pmc Consumer perceptions of beef healthiness: results from a qualitative study in four European countries
    Lynn Van Wezemael
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 10:342. 2010
    ..However, little is known about how consumers perceive the healthiness of beef. The aim of this study is to shed light on the associations between beef and health...
  26. doi request reprint Probabilistic intake assessment of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and omega-3 fatty acids through fish consumption
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Mol Nutr Food Res 52:250-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the methodology presented in the paper allows balancing benefits and risks related to fish consumption...
  27. ncbi request reprint Probabilistic intake assessment of multiple compounds as a tool to quantify the nutritional-toxicological conflict related to seafood consumption
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Chemosphere 71:1056-66. 2008
    ..In contrast, for dioxin-like compounds the tolerable daily intake is reached by people with high seafood consumption...
  28. doi request reprint Determinants of nutrition knowledge in young and middle-aged Belgian women and the association with their dietary behaviour
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 52:788-92. 2009
    ..Women who had better knowledge of nutrition also exhibited better dietary behaviour, thus underlying the importance of nutrition education for improving dietary behaviour...
  29. doi request reprint Consumers' health-related motive orientations and ready meal consumption behaviour
    Nele Geeroms
    Ghent University, Department of Marketing, Tweekerkenstraat 2, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 51:704-12. 2008
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  30. doi request reprint Consumer implications of the WCRF's permanent update on colorectal cancer
    Federico J A Pérez-Cueto
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 90:977-8. 2012
    ..This information is useful the consumer who should make his food choices according to the scientific evidence. This contribution highlights challenges in communication and possible effects from the consumer perspective...
  31. pmc Fish consumption and its motives in households with versus without self-reported medical history of CVD: a consumer survey from five European countries
    Zuzanna Pieniak
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 8:306. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Effect of a health claim and personal characteristics on consumer acceptance of fruit juices with different concentrations of açaí (Euterpe oleracea Mart.)
    Sara Sabbe
    Department of Plant Production, Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Agronomy and Ethnobotany, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 53:84-92. 2009
    ..Consumers with a high food neophobia reported a lower liking for both unfamiliar fruit juices. Older respondents and women were more likely to accept fruit juices that claim a particular health benefit...
  33. doi request reprint Changes in dietary habits following temporal migration. The case of international students in Belgium
    Federico Perez-Cueto
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 52:83-8. 2009
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Association between traditional food consumption and motives for food choice in six European countries
    Zuzanna Pieniak
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 53:101-8. 2009
    ..Importance attached to convenience and health acted as direct barriers to traditional food consumption, whereas importance of weight control emerged as an indirect barrier through lowering general attitude toward traditional foods...
  35. doi request reprint Flemish consumer attitudes towards more sustainable food choices
    Filiep Vanhonacker
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appetite 62:7-16. 2013
    ..A profile in terms of demographics, attitudinal and behavioral characteristics is developed for each segments, and conclusions with respect to opportunities for sustainable food choices are discussed...
  36. pmc Consumers’ health-related motive orientations and reactions to claims about dietary calcium
    Christine Hoefkens
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Nutrients 5:82-96. 2013
    ..Independently of consumers' HRMOs, the claim type significantly affects the perceived credibility and purchasing intention of the product. Implications for nutrition policy makers and food industries are discussed...
  37. doi request reprint Posting point-of-purchase nutrition information in university canteens does not influence meal choice and nutrient intake
    Christine Hoefkens
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:562-70. 2011
    ..In canteens that offer various unhealthy choices, the posting of POP nutrition information has the potential to improve meal choices and dietary intakes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' education and their diet recorded by 7-day food records
    Christophe Matthys
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Soz Praventivmed 51:80-90. 2006
    ..To investigate associations between dietary habits and socio-economic status in adolescents (Ghent, Belgium)...
  39. doi request reprint Food choice questionnaire revisited in four countries. Does it still measure the same?
    Renata Januszewska
    Ghent University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Gent, Belgium
    Appetite 57:94-8. 2011
    ..For Filipinos, the most important were health, price and mood. Sensory appeal ranked on the fourth place...
  40. ncbi request reprint n-6 and n-3 PUFA intakes of pre-school children in Flanders, Belgium
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 98:819-25. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the replacement of meat products rich in SFA by poultry would increase the arachidonic acid intake. As well, fatty fish consumption needs to be increased, as it is a rich source of long-chain n-3 PUFA...
  41. doi request reprint European consumer response to packaging technologies for improved beef safety
    Lynn Van Wezemael
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 89:45-51. 2011
    ..Differences between consumer acceptance levels should be taken into account while optimising beef packaging and communicating its benefits...
  42. doi request reprint Consumer liking of fruit juices with different açaí (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) concentrations
    Sara Sabbe
    Dept of Plant Production, Ghent Univ, Belgium
    J Food Sci 74:S171-6. 2009
    ..The impact of perceived health benefits on the overall liking of the açaí juices decreased with higher taste dissatisfaction...
  43. doi request reprint Assessment of evaluations made to healthy eating policies in Europe: a review within the EATWELL Project
    Federico J A Pérez-Cueto
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 15:1489-96. 2012
    ..To identify and assess healthy eating policies at national level which have been evaluated in terms of their impact on awareness of healthy eating, food consumption, health outcome or cost/benefit...
  44. doi request reprint European consumers' perceived seriousness of their eating habits relative to other personal health risks
    Christine Hoefkens
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:618-22. 2013
    ..This study investigates European consumers' perceived seriousness of their eating habits, its determinants and relative importance among other potential personal health risks including weight, stress and pollution...
  45. doi request reprint Glazing of frozen fish: analytical and economic challenges
    Lynn Vanhaecke
    Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Research Group Veterinary Public Health and Zoonoses, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety, Laboratory of Chemical Analysis, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Anal Chim Acta 672:40-4. 2010
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Muslim consumer trust in halal meat status and control in Belgium
    Karijn Bonne
    Hogeschool Gent, Department of Business Studies and Public Administration, Voskenslaan 270, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Meat Sci 79:113-23. 2008
    ..Islamic idealists, who are typified by younger age, second generation and high Muslim self-identity, differ from the confident consumers through their very low confidence in local Belgian sources and institutions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Exploring the relationship between convenience and fish consumption: a cross-cultural study
    Svein Ottar Olsen
    Department of Social Science and Marketing, Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway Norwegian Institute of Fishery and Aquaculture Research, P O Box 6122, N 9291 Tromsø, Norway
    Appetite 49:84-91. 2007
    ..This study suggests that convenience orientation can be crucial to understanding food choice or behaviour only when critical mediating constructs are explored...
  48. ncbi request reprint Nutritional-toxicological conflict of fish consumption: a tool for combined intake assessment
    Isabelle Sioen
    Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University Coupure Links 653, BE 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 71:263-6. 2006