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
A marketing project to promote the high-quality Finnish oats to the international market and increase the income of small farms.
A cooperation project to promote the consumption of locally produced beef and create economic and environmental benefits.
Promoting the use of a landscape feature, as it is the dry-stone constructions, to stimulate territorial development.
A winery in response to changing consumers’ preferences, decided to restructure its bottling plant in order to widen the range of high quality wines produced.
A Finnish University used EAFRD funding to organise information days, pilot projects and professional tours to enable food processing companies to develop their local sales.
A series of different LEADER supported projects helped the development of distribution systems for producers as to improve market access and local food awareness.
Food producers and providers in Spain’s Aragon region used RDP funds to promote local food through short supply chains via a coordinated system of local and online outlets across an area larger than the Netherlands
The cooperative ‘Dobrina’ used LEADER support for awareness raising and capacity building activities in order to promote locally produced high quality fresh food to public schools and attract more producers.
The Kodila meat processing company used EAFRD funds to invest in new equipment in order to enhance the quality of its PDO ham and increase its production volumes.