In an area where the agricultural sector is under pressure due the expansion of a nearby urban centre, the diversification of farming activities e.g. ice-cream production and marketing, can ensure the farm’s sustainability.
Projects & Practice
An investment project for the modernisation and automation of a frozen fruits processing plant in order to minimise production losses.
A company making pork products used RDP support to purchase new equipment that allowed it to increase production capacity and end product quality.
Modernisation of a cannery with new machinery leading to improved competitiveness and a stronger local short supply chain.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
A young female farmer used RDP support to set up a traditional backing oven and start selling organic bread in the local area.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
Training on small-scale water retention was provided to the staff of relevant regional authorities in order to confront the impact of climate change at regional level.