Setting up a milk collection and processing plant to create added value and enable the farm to diversify its products and respond better to consumers’ needs.
Projects & Practice
Support for setting up young farmers and adding value to agricultural products in processing enabled a young entrepreneur to set up her own family business on producing artisanal dairy products.
A family farm used support from multiple Rural Development Programme (RDP) measures to ensure the farm’s viability and diversify towards a quality focused and profit-oriented business.
The construction of a new production facility to process minced fava beans and to take advantage of the market shift from meat to plant-based protein foods.
A company producing rye gin and whiskey used RDP support to increase its production capacity to meet the demand of national and international markets.
Switching from manual labour to mechanised work in order to make the business much more cost effective.
This project aimed to replace old farming machinery and thus improve the productivity and economic performance of a farm holding.
Ensuring the productivity of a fruit-producing business by replacing low-yield apricot orchards with more reliable plants.
A fruit and vegetables producing cooperative used RDP support to expand its cold storage capacity in order to better respond to market trends.
The challenge of increasing food production without harming the environment might be solved through innovative production techniques, such as aquaponics.