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Table 5 Manufacturers’ and consumers’ criteria for choosing wood species for food contact use

From: Assessment of local wood species used for the manufacture of cookware and the perception of chemical benefits and chemical hazards associated with their use in Kumasi, Ghana

Criteria Manufacturers Consumers
(n=22) (%) (n=125) (%)
Cost (Price) 9.09 10
Attractive Grain Pattern 4.55 10
Availability 9.09 0
Customers Demand 31.82 0
Durability 40.9 0
Ease of Use 4.55 0
Density 0 60
Colour 0 20
Health Benefit/Hazard 0 0
Total 100 100