Wholesome whole grains: how to encourage uptake in the EU

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This year has served as a stark reminder of the need for a resilient, sustainable, and healthy food system.

As many consumers turn to healthier food options in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers continue to tackle the eternal question of how to achieve the “triple challenge” of simultaneously providing a secure supply of nutritious food while also protecting the livelihoods of those in the food chain and the environment.

Evidence suggests that whole-grain foods can go some way to contributing to this goal, with studies showing that they are a win-win for both health and the environment.

In this Event Report, EURACTIV explores the potential of whole-grains for meeting the current challenges facing our food system, and how best the EU can capitalise on this potential.

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