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8 04, 2021

Strategic Guide for Short Food Supply Chains (SFSC)


There is growing interest in more direct means of food distribution and consumption, as well as the emergence of innovative and alternative models that change the way food is retailed and purchased. These diverse models of direct distribution are known as Short Food Supply Chains (SFSCs) which are gaining increasing attention across Europe in [...]

6 04, 2021

Podcast: Making School Meals More Sustainable & Healthy (ft. Dr Richard Simmons)


How can we make school meals more sustainable and healthy through short supply chains? Is it possible to provide primary schools with organic produce? How could you get local producers involved through public food procurement? Dr Richard Simmons, from University of Stirling, elaborates on all this and more, with insights from action research in [...]

22 03, 2021

Italian farmers’ markets respond to Covid through online sales


Coldiretti’s network of farmers’ markets “Campagna Amica” is seeing increasing demand for direct and online sales by Italian consumers. Since the Italian government decided to enforce new lockdown measures in March 2021, consumers’ requests for online and direct sales have grown again. The new restrictions limit citizens’ ability to move across towns and require [...]

17 03, 2021

KONZUM Promotes ‘Fish of Croatia’ label


Strength2Food partner KONZUM is promoting the label "Fish of Croatia – eat what it is worth" (Riba Hrvatske – jedi što vrijedi) in its stores as part of a campaign to support the local fishing industry and increase consumption of fresh fish. The label is awarded by the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture and the [...]

5 03, 2021

Strength2food findings in the latest European Commission study on GIs


On 2 March 2021, the European Commission published an Evaluation support study on the geographical indications (GIs) and traditional specialities guaranteed (TSGs) protected in the EU. The study intended to assess the effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence and EU added value of EU quality policy in the period between May 2008 and December 2020, with [...]