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
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.
The Slovakian rural development programme supported a high-quality bakery business in its efforts to increase production capacity and profitability.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.
A series of knowledge-transfer activities to increase knowledge and skills on organic plant and animal production, processing and marketing.
LEADER support for an arts in education project that promotes gender quality among school children in rural areas.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
A bakery company producing high quality traditional bakery products used support from the rural development programme to modernise and expand its production capacity.
An integrated project in Italy supported farmers to add value to the local production of wheat and wheat flour, and thus become more competitive.