The packaged food and beverage sector has observed the fastest growth in fast moving
consumer goods market. Several studies have shown that rural consumers are generally ignorant and
they are also unorganized.Rural markets are full of inferior goods and duplicity of branded goods is
another major problem in rural areas. These facts may not be true any longer. The rural market has
changed drastically in the past decade. There is a change in the income pattern and lifestyle of rural
people. Very few companies were concentrating in these markets. The Introduction of currency,
transport, and communication and developments in infrastructure has increased the scope of rural
market. Seeing the potential of 75 per cent Indians living in rural areas and demand base offers great
opportunities to marketers, they started focusing on these unexplored, high- potential areas.
This paper is focus on analyzing the awareness of rural consumers towards packed food
products and the changing rural consumer preference towards packed food products in rural areas of
This study is based on a secondary data collected from the various research
manuscripts available online and offline in article published, books and magazines.
Keywords:Perception, Packed food, Rural, Consumer etc.
Padmakar, S (2020). Changing Perception of Indian Rural Consumers towards Packaged Food Products: A Literature Review. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/changing-perception-of-indian-rural-consumers-towards-packaged-food-products-a-literature-review
Shahare, Padmakar. "Changing Perception of Indian Rural Consumers towards Packaged Food Products: A Literature Review" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 07 Nov. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/changing-perception-of-indian-rural-consumers-towards-packaged-food-products-a-literature-review . Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.
Shahare, Padmakar. "Changing Perception of Indian Rural Consumers towards Packaged Food Products: A Literature Review". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 07 Nov. 2020. Web. 21 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/changing-perception-of-indian-rural-consumers-towards-packaged-food-products-a-literature-review >.
Shahare, Padmakar. "Changing Perception of Indian Rural Consumers towards Packaged Food Products: A Literature Review" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed June 21, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/changing-perception-of-indian-rural-consumers-towards-packaged-food-products-a-literature-review