The small firms examined produce meats in the State of Texas and emphasize such products as sausage, jerky, brisket, and fresh meats. The authors test hypotheses with the intent to identify operational factors associated with firm financial success. A quartile model and an econometric model are both used for this purpose. Results generally suggest important factors for firms to be profitable include product selection, pricing strategies, special equipment, and location.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||International Food and Agribusiness Management Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2000 Sep 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science
- Business and International Management