Rural businesses and native flora receive boost from demand-led research project
Projects & Practice
The members of a cooperative in Tuscany, cooperated with a university to investigate the possibility to produce cheese, yogurt and possibly cosmetics from donkey milk.
A group of farmers in Latvia used EAFRD support to set up a mobile slaughterhouse for common use. The investment enabled farmers to respond to the increasing demand for certified slaughterhouse services at a competitive price.
A cooperative in Greece set up a fully-automated production line for 100% natural pomegranate juice and fostered a spirit of cooperation among its members.
A dairy company used EAFRD to finance its investment on the production of probiotic fermented products of top quality and high nutritional value (kefir).
Local farmers and agro-processors came together to carry out this research project to test and develop a niche product.