Investment in a biogas plant allows for formation of a new partnership between local farmers and a food producer contributing to the circular economy.
Projects & Practice
Italian farmers join forces in new organics value chain.
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.
A young entrepreneur used RDP support to build a state-of-the-art greenhouse for growing cherry tomatoes, using an innovative hydroponic system.
Reconstruction plan for Protected Designation of Origin olive oil producers supported by Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding
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.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
This project aimed to replace old farming machinery and thus improve the productivity and economic performance of a farm holding.
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.