Trend of Rice Consumption and Export Surplus in
A successful economic development
over the past few decades has influentially made an improvement in per capita
income of the Thais and consequently stimulated a change in household rice consumption
patterns. In all types of community development, a decline in per capita household consumption of rice was found
whereas the income level increase.
This has diminished the total household rice consumption. In
It is necessary for Thailand for enhancing the countryfs rice consumption demand situation through technological development for improving new forms of rice and rice processing products. Forms of promotion strategies are also essential for alleviation a declining trend of household rice consumption patterns.