Que tal uma carne alternativa? O efeito da neofobia e dos afetos negativos na intenção em comprar substitutos da carne

Caio Pedrinho da Silva, Elder Semprebon, Germano Glufke Reis


Objetivo: Verificar a baixa intenção de compra dos substitutos da carne (carne cultivada, carne à base de plantas e carne à base de insetos) em comparação à carne convencional, tendo os afetos negativos como um mecanismo de explicação e neofobia como um intensificador desses efeitos.

Métodos: Para atingir o objetivo proposto, foi realizado um estudo experimental para compreender as relações entre os substitutos da carne convencional (carne cultivada, carne à base de plantas e à base de insetos) e a intenção de compra, o efeito mediador do afeto negativo (aversão, perigo e nojo) e o efeito moderador da neofobia.

Originalidade/Relevância: Ainda pouco se sabe a respeito da baixa aceitação de substitutos da carne convencional; portanto, este estudo apresenta um mecanismo de explicação ainda não testado para tal aceitação e um moderador de intensificação.

Resultados: Os afetos negativos explicam a baixa intenção em comprar a carne à base de inseto, e altos níveis de neofobia agem como moderador apenas na relação direta para todos os substitutos da carne.

Contribuições teóricas/metodológicas: Os resultados contribuem para compreender a influência do afeto negativo como mecanismo para explicar a baixa intenção em comprar substitutos da carne quando comparados à carne convencional, além do papel da neofobia neste contexto, bem como as comparações entre os tipos de carnes.


Afetos negativos; Carne cultivada; Carne à base de insetos; Carne à base de plantas; Neofobia

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