Using Twitter® as source of information for dietary market research: a study on veganism and plant-based diets

Published on Jan 1, 2021in International Journal of Food Science and Technology2.773
· DOI :10.1111/IJFS.14743
Marina Gonzalez Barandela Aleixo1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Rio de Janeiro Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology),
Carla A. B. Sass2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Federal Fluminense University)
+ 7 AuthorsErick A. Esmerino30
Estimated H-index: 30
(Federal Fluminense University)
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