The report in figures:
56 percent of consumers in India say that recycling is extremely important to them, compared to 32 percent in Sweden and 37 percent in the US.
When shopping online, 94 percent of Swedes would consider paying less for goods delivered in simple standard packaging instead of the original packaging.
20 percent of Swedish consumers worry very often about packaging containing harmful substances. The corresponding figure in India is 43 percent.
In India, 50 percent think that much stricter environmental legislation is needed. In Sweden, 17 percent take the same view, while 43 percent think legislation should be somewhat stricter.
60 percent of consumers in India avoid purchasing goods if the packaging is perceived to be environmentally unfriendly. In Sweden, the figure is 20 percent.
8 percent of Swedes worry that food may have thawed out on its way to the shop. The corresponding figure in India is 77 percent.
65 percent of Swedish consumers think that plastic is the least environmentally friendly material, compared with 47 percent for aluminium and 4 percent for paper (multiple answers were possible). In India, 30 percent think that paper is the least environmentally friendly material.
80 percent of Swedes think that requiring consumers to wear plastic gloves when handling fruit in a food shop is a bad idea, but 65 percent of consumers in India think this is a very good idea.
29 percent of Americans buy food online at least once a month. The corresponding figures are 35 percent in India and 5 percent in Sweden.
81 percent of Americans over the age of 55 say that the most irritating thing about packaging is difficulties opening it.
63 percent of Swedes say that they would be interested or extremely interested in being able to scan goods to find out more about their origin and delivery, and/or detailed information about the content.
44 percent of Swedish consumers have chosen one product over another in the last month, simply because it has been produced locally. The corresponding figure in the US is 32 percent.
87 percent of Swedes taste milk before discarding it once it has passed its best before date.