What other factors could you think of?
- Product value and marketability;
- Ease of adulteration of certain types of food products;
- Technical knowledge in adulterating food without being detected;
- Ease of accessibility into certain locations e.g. R and D lab, processing plant, logistics;
- Financial status of company;
- Increased regulatory control e.g. within EU, this itself could be a driver for underground economy if the demand cannot be met through legal supply routes.