Setting up a milk collection and processing plant to create added value and enable the farm to diversify its products and respond better to consumers’ needs.
Projects & Practice
A young entrepreneur used RDP support to build a state-of-the-art greenhouse for growing cherry tomatoes, using an innovative hydroponic system.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
The construction of a new production facility to process minced fava beans and to take advantage of the market shift from meat to plant-based protein foods.
Turning a subsistence family farm into a dynamic agri-business through modernization and adoption of affordable new equipment.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
On-farm processing can add value to the product and can also make farming a more attractive choice for young farmers - as demonstrated by a berry farm in Finland.
Punkalaidun municipality conducted a feasibility study for setting up a biogas plant producing energy from manure, which resulted in an investment decision.