Vegetarians- Short survey- responses appreciated!

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EmilyLatimer
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Hey, for my food technology A-level I am doing a project on designing environmentally and ethically sustainable meals for a vegetarian restaurant, if anyone could fill in my survey that would be amazing!

1. Are you male/female?

2. How old are you?
• Under 12
• 13-18
• 19-25
• 26-35
• 36-45
• 46-50
• 50+

3. Which type of vegetarian are you?
• Lacto-ovo-vegetarian (eat both dairy products and eggs)
• Lacto-vegetarian (eat dairy products but avoid eggs)
• Vegan (do not eat dairy products, eggs, or any other products which are derived from animals)
• Circumstantial vegetarian
• pesceterian

4. Why did you become a vegetarian? (you may tick more than one)
• Environmental reasons (greenhouse gas pollution, land use)
• Ethical reasons (animal welfare)
• Health reasons (cut down on saturated fat)
• Religious reasons
• Dislike taste of meat and meat products
• Other (please state)

5. Do you feel there are a variety of vegetarian choices in restaurants?
• Yes there is a sufficient amount
• No I feel there is a need for more

6. How much would you consider these factors when picking a vegetarian meal in a restaurant? (rate each on a scale of 1-10 with 1 being lowest and 10 being the highest)
• Nutrition
• Cost
• Calorific value
• Flavours and ingredients
• Sustainability
• Food miles
• Seasonal ingredients
• Locally sourced ingredients
• Use of organic ingredients
• Animal welfare
• Fairtrade
• other

7. How much would you be willing to spend on a vegetarian main meal in a restaurant?
• Under £4
• £5-10
• £10-£15
• £16-£20
• Above £20

8. How large would you like a main meal portion to be?
• Around 400g (average)
• Less than 400g
• More than 400g

9. Are you interested in any of the health messages? (rate each on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)
• 5 a day
• Less fat
• Less sugar
• Less salt
• More fibre

10. Which alternative protein sources do you like? (rate each on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)
• Eggs, milk, cheese and dairy
• Quorn
• Tofu
• Soya (TVP)
• Pulses (peas, beans, lentils)
• Vegetables
• Whole grains (flour, rice)

11. On a scale of 1-5 (1 being lowest 5 being highest) rate how much you enjoy each of these cuisines?
• Indian (curries)
• French
• Italian (pasta)
• English (pies)
• Chinese (stir fry’s)
• Thai
• Other (please state)

12. Have you ever visited a vegetarian restaurant? (if so please state which one)
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1. female
2. 13-18
3. pesceterian
4. Dislike taste of meat and meat products
5.No I feel there is a need for more
6.
• Nutrition 2
• Cost 9
• Calorific value 4
• Flavours and ingredients 10
• Sustainability 1
• Food miles 3
• Seasonal ingredients 8
• Locally sourced ingredients 6
• Use of organic ingredients 7
• Animal welfare 1
• Fairtrade 5
7. £5-10
8. Around 400g (average)
9.
• 5 a day 1
• Less fat 2
• Less sugar 5
• Less salt 3
• More fibre 4
10. Which alternative protein sources do you like? (rate each on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)
• Eggs, milk, cheese and dairy 4
• Quorn 1
• Tofu 1
• Soya (TVP) 3
• Pulses (peas, beans, lentils) 2
• Vegetables 5
• Whole grains (flour, rice) 5
11. • Indian (curries) 5
• French 2
• Italian (pasta) 5
• English (pies) 4
• Chinese (stir fry’s) 1
• Thai 1
• Other: Moroccan (Cous Cous/Flafal/rosted veg) 5
12. no.
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1) female

2) 13-18

3) Lacto-ovo-vegetarian (eat both dairy products and eggs)

4) - Environmental reasons (greenhouse gas pollution, land use)
- Ethical reasons (animal welfare)

5) No, I feel there is a need for more (where I live, anyway)

6) 1. 8
2. 9
3. 7
4. 10
5. 3
6. 4
7. 5
8. 5
9. 6
10. 6
11. 6
in most restaurantes it can be difficult to find out about things like animal welfare or food miles, though

7) 5-10

8) Around 400g (average)

9) 1. 4
2. 2
3. 2
4. 2
5. 1

10) 1. 5
2. 1 (I'm not really into substitutes made to taste like meat)
3. 3
4. never tried tvp
5. 3
6. 5 (depends which type of course )
7. 5

11) 1. (mild curries) 4
2. 3
3. 5
4. 5
5. 4
6. 4

12) yes, 'green cuisine'
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1. Female

2. 13-18

3. Lacto-ovo-vegetarian (eat both dairy products and eggs)

4. Environmental reasons (greenhouse gas pollution, land use)
Ethical reasons (animal welfare)
Health reasons (cut down on saturated fat)
Dislike taste of meat and meat products

5. No I feel there is a need for more

6.
• Nutrition - 7
• Cost - 10
• Calorific value - 8
• Flavours and ingredients - 10
• Sustainability - 6
• Food miles - 3
• Seasonal ingredients - 1
• Locally sourced ingredients - 5
• Use of organic ingredients - 6
• Animal welfare - 10
• Fairtrade - 9

7. £5-10

8. Around 400g (average)

9. Are you interested in any of the health messages? (rate each on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)
• 5 a day - 2
• Less fat - 5
• Less sugar - 4
• Less salt - 3
• More fibre - 3

10.
• Eggs, milk, cheese and dairy - 3 (mostly eggs and cheese, I choose milk/butter alternatives where possible)
• Quorn - 5
• Tofu - 1
• Soya (TVP) - 3
• Pulses (peas, beans, lentils) - 5
• Vegetables - 3
• Whole grains (flour, rice) - 4

11. On a scale of 1-5 (1 being lowest 5 being highest) rate how much you enjoy each of these cuisines?
• Indian (curries) - 5
• French - 2
• Italian (pasta) - 4
• English (pies) - 1
• Chinese (stir fry’s) - 5
• Thai - 5

12. Have you ever visited a vegetarian restaurant? (if so please state which one)

A few. Can't remember exactly which
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1.female2. 13-183. • Lacto-ovo-vegetarian (eat both dairy products and eggs) 4. • Environmental reasons (greenhouse gas pollution, land use)• Ethical reasons (animal welfare)•Parents raised me as a vegetarian5• No I feel there is a need for more6. How much would you consider these factors when picking a vegetarian meal ina restaurant? (rate each on a scale of 1-10 with 1 being lowest and 10 beingthe highest)• Nutrition 2• Cost 9• Calorific value 3• Flavours and ingredients 7• Sustainability 3• Food miles 3• Seasonal ingredients 3• Locally sourced ingredients 3• Use of organic ingredients 5• Animal welfare 10• Fairtrade107. • £5-108. Around 400g (average)9. Are you interested in any of the health messages? (rate each on a scale of1-5 with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)• 5 a day 3• Less fat 4• Less sugar 4• Less salt 3• More fibre 310. Which alternative protein sources do you like? (rate each on a scale of 1-5with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)• Eggs, milk, cheese and dairy 5• Quorn 1• Tofu 1• Soya (TVP) 1• Pulses (peas, beans, lentils) 1• Vegetables 4• Whole grains (flour, rice) 511. On a scale of 1-5 (1 being lowest 5 being highest) rate how much you enjoyeach of these cuisines? • Indian (curries) 4• French 2• Italian (pasta) 5• English (pies) 2• Chinese (stir fry’s) 3• Thai 512. no
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1. female

2. 13-18

3. Lacto-ovo-vegetarian


4. I was raised as a vegetarian and still am for ethical reasons


5. Yes there is a sufficient amount


6. • Nutrition 8
• Cost 9
• Calorific value 9
• Flavours and ingredients 10
• Sustainability 5
• Food miles 3
• Seasonal ingredients 2
• Locally sourced ingredients 3
• Use of organic ingredients 6
• Animal welfare 10
• Fairtrade 6
• other

7. £10-£15

8.Around 400g (average)

9.
• 5 a day 5
• Less fat 3
• Less sugar 4
• Less salt 3
• More fibre 3

10.
• Eggs, milk, cheese and dairy 3
• Quorn 1
• Tofu 5
• Soya (TVP) 3
• Pulses (peas, beans, lentils) 5
• Vegetables 4
• Whole grains (flour, rice) 4

11.
• Indian (curries) 5
• French 2
• Italian (pasta) 5
• English (pies) 1
• Chinese (stir fry’s) 2
• Thai 2
• Other (please state)

12. No
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1. Female

2. 26-35

3. Lacto-ovo-vegetarian (eat both dairy products and eggs)

4. Ethical reasons (animal welfare)

5. No I feel there is a need for more (to clarify, I find that there is a lack of variety - the vegetarian option is almost always cheese, which I dislike)

6. How much would you consider these factors when picking a vegetarian meal in a restaurant? (rate each on a scale of 1-10 with 1 being lowest and 10 being the highest)
• Nutrition 9
• Cost 8
• Calorific value 6
• Flavours and ingredients 10
• Sustainability 4
• Food miles 2
• Seasonal ingredients 2
• Locally sourced ingredients 6
• Use of organic ingredients 6
• Animal welfare 10
• Fairtrade 7

7. £10-£15

8. Around 400g (average)

9. Are you interested in any of the health messages? (rate each on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)
• 5 a day 3 (eating fruit and vegetables is good, '5 a day' is too simplistic)
• Less fat 1 (low-fat diets aren't good for health! Higher fat, lower carb is better)
• Less sugar 5
• Less salt 2
• More fibre 2

10. Which alternative protein sources do you like? (rate each on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being lowest and 5 being highest)
• Eggs, milk, cheese and dairy 3 (love eggs and fermented dairy, don't have regular milk, cheese etc)
• Quorn 3
• Tofu 5
• Soya (TVP) 4
• Pulses (peas, beans, lentils) 5
• Vegetables 4
• Whole grains (flour, rice) 3

11. On a scale of 1-5 (1 being lowest 5 being highest) rate how much you enjoy each of these cuisines?
• Indian (curries) 3
• French 1
• Italian (pasta) 2
• English (pies) 4
• Chinese (stir fry’s) 5
• Thai 4

12. No
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