Organic farming area in the EU up 46 percent since 2012
February 22, 2021The total organic area in the European Union (EU) was 13.8 million hectares in 2019, corresponding to 8.5% of the total utilized agricultural area. This represents an increase of 46% between 2012 and 2019.
Starch Europe Welcomes the Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy
May 26, 2020Starch Europe today welcomed the much-anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and the important role a more sustainable food system plays to achieve that objective.
Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork strategy and calls on the Commission to ensure a coherent and realistic approach
May 25, 2020Europatat welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published today by the European Commission. There is a need to secure a fair, healthy, and environmentally-friendly food system, a message that the potato sector fully endorses.
La agricultura orgánica debería incluir la papa genéticamente modificada con resistencia al tizón tardío
February 22, 2017El Reglamento de la UE sobre la agricultura orgánica no permite el uso de organismos genéticamente modificados (OGM).Pero..... puede distinguirse un cultivo de papa cisgenico de un cultivo de papa que es el resultado de la producción convencional?
Good demand for organic primeur potatoes in Belgium
March 22, 2012"The season of the Israeli organic primeur potatoes runs well"Bart Nemegheer of the Aardappelhoeve tells enthusiastically. "This is mainly because of the lovely spring weather. It is really so that when the sun shines people buy more pri...
Top 10 claims on new product introductions in Europe
July 28, 2009Between January 2008 and June 2009, Mintel (Global New Products Database) tracked a total of 88,364 new food and beverage product launches throughout Europe. The most frequent claims made on these are (in descending order):