Is China the Market for Genetically Modified Potatoes?
Major food companies have refused to use genetically modified (GM) potatoes in their processed potato products for fear of consumer backlash resulting from anti-GM food attitudes in Europe and Japan. However, recent findings conclude that consumers in China appear more positive about GM foods and that China may be an attractive market for GM products including GM potatoes.
Curtis, K.R., J.J. McCluskey, and T.I. Wahl, (2002). “Is China the Market for Genetically Modified Potatoes?” AgBioForum, 5(4), 175-178. (Submitted July 2003, journal backdated)