DIRECT SALE AS ONE OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS OF LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS. THE SPATIAL CONCENTRATION OF DIRECT SALE ENTITIES IN POLAND
Keywords:direct sale, local food systems, spatial concentration, autocorrelation
Direct selling is one of the most common local activities in the agri-food sector. Contemporary trends in the production and consumption of food indicate a duality of food systems, in which the concept of industrialization of the agri-food sector is simultaneously developing together with a concept of local food systems. In this article, it was noticed that the direct sale of agri-food products is in a line with the contemporary trends in the agri-food sector, and that it is important to analyze its spatial patterns. Taking into account the spatial concentration of direct selling entities, it has been proved that their distribution is random and does not show clustering patterns.