A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
Projects & Practice
RDP support enabled a family farm to improve the quality of the organic wine they produce by financing the purchase of new equipment.
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A project set out to renovate and expand an old dairy farm by using new technological solutions.
A small rural business used RDP support to purchase new stone-cutting equipment in order to expand its range of products.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Investing in new machinery and equipment to allow increase the productivity of a pig farm.
Upgrading the production capacity of a farm by investing into building new greenhouses and setting up an irrigation system.
Support from the rural development programme for England enabled an entrepreneur to upgrade his ales brewing business.