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.
Projects & Practice
A rural business development and capacity building project with an emphasis on increasing revenue in the small-islands tourism industry of Denmark.
A project to shorten the value chain from the farm to the consumer, to increase the availability of high-quality, local foods and to increase local business profitability.
A young female farmer decided to renovated an old building on the family farm and offer accommodation for tourists.
A family farm decided to diversify and supplement its income by investing in agri-tourism.
A young female farmer in Italy received RDP support to convert to organic fruit production.
A start-up business in Finland used RDP financing to carry out a feasibility study which helped lower the risks in upscaling their production capacity of biocomposites.
A Finnish University used EAFRD funding to organise information days, pilot projects and professional tours to enable food processing companies to develop their local sales.
Setting up a catering company and café utilising the culinary skills of migrants.
A small Finnish start-up company developed nutritional supplements based on traditional herbs and plants from Lapland.