Setting up a fruit juice processing plant that operates with renewable energy.
Projects & Practice
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.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funds to develop a network of nature-based service providers and activities to support their development such as study trips and work groups.
A young entrepreneur diversified his farm by setting up an agricultural day care centre.
LEADER funding in two subsequent projects helped a small metalware company grow its size and capacity and take advantage of new market opportunities.
A Hungarian woodworking business used LEADER support for the construction of a new environmentally friendly manufactory hall.
A small Finnish start-up company developed nutritional supplements based on traditional herbs and plants from Lapland.