Internetbased Delphi Survey on Food Fraud

Internetbased Delphi Survey on Food Fraud

Client: Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR) – Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (2017-2022) | Area: Health Research

Main Interest |

The Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (BfR) asked the Süddeutsche Institut für empirische Sozialforschung (sine e.V.) together with the market research company Hopp & Partner, Berlin, to conduct a German-wide Online-Delphi Survey within the community of experts on the topic Food Fraud). This Stakeholder Analysis in form of a Network Analysis will be the basis for further deliberations in regard to future risk assessment and risk communication measurements by BfR.


SINE-Mandate |

Tasks of Sine included:

  1. Conducting an explorative workshop of representative of all relevant stakeholder groups (including scientists, industry, police, monitoring authorities, prosecution, etc.)
  2. Construction and validation of a questionnaire for the online survey
  3. Implementation of the Delphi-Survey (by Hopp and Partner)
  4. Analysis of the results of the first survey and revision of the questionnaire for the second survey
  5. Implementation of the Delphi-Survey (Hopp and Partner)
  6. Analysis of the the results of the second survey.
  7. Drafting a final report that included all results.
  8. Presentation of results


Methods |

  • Literature study
  • Stakeholder-Workshop
  • Online-Delphi Survey
  • Multivariate Analysis



Results will be published by the Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (BfR)

For further information please contact: Dr. Kerstin Dressel


Responsible| Dr. Kerstin Dressel (Project Management), PD Dr. Stefan Böschen, PD Dr. Michael Schneider, Dipl.-Psych. Monika Wastian, PD Dr. Willy Viehöver, Julia Pfleghar (Student Assistant)