A micro distillery was established with the aim of producing unique, high-quality vodka and brandy from potatoes that are not of marketable quality.
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 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 small potato-growing farm used RDP support to purchase a new processing line to enhance its economic performance.
The Slovakian rural development programme supported a high-quality bakery business in its efforts to increase production capacity and profitability.
A series of theoretical and practical training courses on work safety for small private forest owners and forest users.
A family farm invested in a biogas plant to produce renewable energy while also purchasing a new tomato harvester to improve the farm’s overall income.
An environmental NGO implemented a project to preserve and maintain an old clay pit that provides shelter to a number of rare and endangered species.
A dairy farm in Wallonia invested in renewable energy production from manure and produced milk using a more environmental friendly process.
A project that supported local municipalities in their campaign to reduce the use of pesticides by their citizens.