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 […]

Dutch growers feel the bite of Russia’s ban

The market gardeners’ association LTO Glaskracht said on Wednesday that Dutch growers are already feeling the bite of sanctions against Russia. Association chairman Nico van Ruiten told Radio 1 that growers are afraid to export their fresh produce and the prices are already falling. Bell peppers and tomatoes now fetch […]