Agrifood

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03-04-2020

Probiotics needs in the European market

The majority of consumers already know what probiotics are and they are actively looking for it, but they can find only the products from outside Europe that are offered on e-commerce
17-03-2020

Balancing the agriculture supply chain, Spanish and community objectives.

The food value chain - primary, industry and distribution - lives in an unbalanced situation, in which farmers and ranchers are the most affected, with prices that are sometimes lower than production costs.
26-02-2020

Can good food be sold at the smallest price?

Can a pork cutlet which is on special offer be of high quality and still feed the farmer who produced it? Given the current imbalance in Germany's food industry, EURACTIV Germany travelled to Brandenburg to discuss good food and fair prices with one of the region's organic farmer.
10-02-2020

Sustainable Food Systems: Does the EU ‘Farm to Fork’ strategy have all the answers?

As the food sector strives to move towards more sustainable food systems and implementing the United Nations SDGs, it faces growing challenges such as climate change, resource depletion, and malnutrition, all affecting the sector and society alike.
03-02-2020

Common Agricultural Policy: How to encourage young people to get into agricultural profession?

EURACTIV France organised a round table to discuss the EU's Common Agricultural Policy after 2020 and the support for the renewal of generations of farmers.
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27-01-2020

Front of pack labelling: how to make Nutriscore meaningful for bottled vegetable oils

Ahead of the upcoming Commission report on nutrient profiles and of Farm to Fork strategy, FEDIOL assesses the implementation of the Nutriscore for bottled vegetable oils and puts forward concrete suggestions to align it with EU nutrition and health claims and with existing national and WHO international nutritional recommendations.
23-01-2020

Challenges in sustainable agriculture of Croatian small-scale farmers

Protection of small family farms (OPG) and encouraging young farmers is one of the main objective of agricultural policy in Croatia. Still agricultural sector in Croatia suffers a negative image of being unprofitable and undermined.
22-01-2020

The situation of small farms in Europe

What is needed to support small and large farms and what are the possibilities for small-area farms to innovate and better adapt to market needs.
11-12-2019

Bayer scientist: ‘Regulation and risk assessment must evolve with technology’

Since new breeding technologies such as gene editing are still new and evolving, risk assessments and regulations also need to be evolving, says a molecular biologist for Bayer Life Science company. Dr Larry Gilberston, Ph.D., spoke to EURACTIV about the...
28-11-2019

The EU’s outermost regions and their food: local flavours that break distances

The European Union (EU) has nine outermost territories shared between France, Spain and Portugal. Although geographically distant, these overseas territories are an essential part of the EU.
Global Europe 12-11-2019

Clothing imports to the EU: Achieving sustainability & transparency in the supply chain

The EU’s retail clothing sector sources textiles and clothes from all over the world. In addition to sourcing at the most competitive rates, they must also consider how industries, such as cotton production, are regulated in different countries, both in terms of the environment and international labour standards.
22-10-2019

Challenges to water management in the Azores

In the Azores, where annual rainfall patterns are expected to change with climate change, the main concern for agriculture is the proper management of water resources, which were scarce last year.
08-10-2019

Digital Farming: Driving productivity and a more sustainable way of farming

Agriculture faces many evolving challenges, some from the past and some yet to come.
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18-09-2019

CuTE greenhouse showcases EU fruits and vegetables at the European Parliament

A mobile greenhouse arrived at the European Parliament last Wednesday (11 September) to kick off a two year tour of Europe informing consumers about the benefits of European-grown fruits and vegetables.
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17-07-2019

Share A Snack: Challenge your perceptions about savoury snacks!

The European Snacks Association (ESA) recently organised the 6th edition of its “Share A Snack” event on the crowded Place Luxembourg to raise awareness about savoury snacks products in a convivial atmosphere.
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28-06-2019

Agriculture Atlas 2019

Facts and figures on EU farming policy.
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Economy & Jobs 25-06-2019

networX. Inspiring Rural Europe

networX was the largest gathering or rural development stakeholders in the current EU programming period. Over 400 participants from the EU and beyond gathered in Brussels for two days celebrating the results of the past ten years of rural networking...
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18-06-2019

FoodDrinkEurope launches priorities for the EU institutions

FoodDrinkEurope is ready to step up to the plate!
15-04-2019

The Role of Bioeconomy in the CAP

The aim of bioeconomy is to have an innovative and low-emissions economy, bringing together demands for sustainable agriculture and fisheries, food safety, and the use of renewable biological resources for industry, while protecting biodiversity and the environment.
12-04-2019

How smart can Greek agriculture be?

What does digitization of rural economy mean? How smart can agriculture be in Greece today and how ready is the Greek farmer against such a prospect?
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22-03-2019

The future of farming is sustainable and connected

Agriculture is a difficult business involving a lot of different aspects such as the quality of the food, the environment and the economic situation of the farmers.
How to secure agri-food supply chains post-Brexit and at what price?
28-02-2019

How to secure agri-food supply chains post-Brexit and at what price?

Food chain organisation, processing and marketing of agricultural products, animal welfare and risk management represent 10.4% of rural development public expenditure in the EU.
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Air Quality 13-02-2019

Air pollution: a threat to our health and to the environment

Europe faces a clean air challenge. Air pollution represents a significant threat to human health and the environment. To respond, the EU has put in place targets to reduce air pollution by 2030.
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10 years for a sustainable wine culture
11-02-2019

10 years for a sustainable wine culture

Wine in Moderation celebrates 10 years and takes stock of what it has achieved so far.

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