Italian farmers join forces in new organics value chain.
Projects & Practice
A partnership between farms and a cooperative to modernise the production of dairy products and establish their own short supply chain.
Rural Development Programme investment support has boosted the productivity and competitiveness of a family dairy business and helped to safeguard more than 60 jobs.
Animal welfare support enabled a farmer to improve the living conditions of his buffalo herd and at the same time improve the quality and quantity of milk produced.
A Slovakian company with a long history of manufacturing confectionery products benefited from Rural Development Programme support to modernise its equipment and production processes.
A pig farm used Rural Development Programme (RDP) funding to improve the animals’ living conditions and the branding of their products.
A dairy company used RDP support to build a new wing on its factory in order to increase its production capacity. This investment strengthened the local supply chains and helps prevent the abandonment of the farming activity in the area.
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.
Support from the rural development programme was used to establish an innovative production of GMO-free soybean oil products of superior quality.
A historic Chateau was restored to its initial state and turned into one of the most modern wine-producing facilities in Slovakia.