Greece dominates EU agricultural promotion funding

More than a third of the European Commission’s (EC) latest round of agricultural promotion funding will go to the fresh produce sector, with Greece as the leading recipient by far. The EC announced yesterday it had approved 41 programs worth €130 million over the next three years, including an additional […]

Audit costs to be slashed by tie-ups

New partnerships between GlobalGAP and LEAF, Univeg and Rewe to enable combined audits and reduce costs. Producers and growers will benefit from a raft of new formal partnerships between sustainability certification body GlobalGAP and several key players in the produce industry read more >>>>    

Competition grows, but the Dutch still lead

Countries that produce cut flowers inexpensively and on a large scale have seen their share of the floriculture market increase. Dutch floriculturists are consequently facing greater international competition. While the Netherlands’ share in this sector has been under pressure for several years now, the country continues to be the largest […]