FOOD CHAIN - 2 March 2021

THE COMMISSION 2021 PROMOTION POLICY IS SURPRISINGLY FLAWED

The EU agri-food promotion policy is a very important tool to expand sales and increase penetration in international markets. In the current times, marked by the negative effects of the Covid-19 crisis in some key sectors and uncertainty on the future outlook, farmers are even more eagerly reliant upon the boost that promotion programmes bring […]

Discover >
FOOD CHAIN - 3 February 2021

Plan on Beating Cancer: more focus on education policies

February 3, 2021 The European Commission is about to publish its Strategy for Beating Cancer. The document that gives the political direction of the EU’s action in the fight against cancer is complete and takes into consideration the different phases of the diseases, together with the livelihood of the patient (survivors, carers, their families, etc.). […]

Discover >
FOOD CHAIN - 16 August 2019

Improve the link between Science, innovation, agriculture and food

FICHE Improve the link between Science, innovation, agriculture and food Today, the agri-food sectors are more than ever confronted with 3 major demands from our society: To provide safe and quality food not only to European citizens but as well to world markets, To keep rural areas lively and viable. This means, first and foremost to […]

Discover >
FOOD CHAIN - 1 July 2019

Wine sector: the published final figures of the Wine CMO

June started with the awaited EC publication of the final figures on the “Financial execution of the national support programme 2019-2023” of the Wine CMO. While, in terms of wine market dynamics, latest figures by the Spanish Wine Market Observatory (OeMv) presented a first analysis for the first quarter of 2019, during which wine shipments from […]

Discover >
FOOD CHAIN - 1 July 2019

Negotiations on CAP reform: a differed partial general approach

  June was marked as follows: At the informal summit in Sibiu on 3 and 4 June, the Romanian Presidency of the Council took note of the fact that it would not finally lead towards a partial general approach to the reform regulations, as Member States prefer not to go any further in the negotiations […]

Discover >
FOOD CHAIN - 3 June 2019

Wine sector: Chinese slowdown in wine imports

  This month, the main highlights for the wine sector at EU and global level range from further reflections and thoughts on copper use (in France mainly), new adopted rules (at EU level), which are aimed at simplifying and homogenizing wine making practices in the EU while increasing the consistency between EU oenological practices and […]

Discover >