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11 12, 2019

Engaging consumers for a better food value chain


EUFIC entered into the dialogue on the sustainability of the current food systems by organising a special session at the 33rd EFFosT International Conference focusing on ‘Engaging consumers for a better food value chain’. The idea of this session was to present the results of three European research projects EUFIC is currently involved in [...]

27 11, 2019

Synthesis of findings (WPs 3 to 8)


Authors: Mattas, K., Tsakiridou, E., Karelakis, C., Chousou, C., Lazaridou, D., Amilien, V., Arfini, F., Bellassen, V., Brecic, R., Dries, L., Giraud, G., Gorton, M., Hartmann, M., Majeskwi, E., Malak-Rawlikowska, A., Quarrie, S., Schaer, B., Tregear, A., Veneziani, M., Vittersø, G.

November 2019

27 11, 2019

Food Quality Labels for Sustainable Development in Mountain Areas

2020-01-07T17:50:23+01:0027.11.2019.|Hybrid forums|

On November 27th at the Bagnone high school “IS Pacinotti Belmesseri” (hotel, catering and tourism management school) located in the Lunigiana territory, the third Italian Hybrid Forum was held involving students, teachers and experts in the agricultural and tourism sector within the area of the MaB-UNESCO (Man and Biosphere Reserve) Appennino Tosco Emiliano reserve [...]

22 11, 2019

Strength2Food book on the Sustainability of Food Quality Schemes Published


The sustainability of food quality schemes is assessed in a new book based on Strength2Food research, edited by Filippo Arfini and Valentin Bellassen. The book, published by Springer,  presents a holistic methodology for assessing the sustainability of food quality schemes which is then applied to cases of Geographical Indications and Organic products from Europe [...]

21 11, 2019

At the heart of controversies: Hybrid forums as an experimental multi-actor tool to enhance sustainable practices in localized agro-food systems


The purpose of this paper is to discuss and evaluate the role of hybrid forums as tools to address specific controversies related to sustainable practices in localized agro-food systems (LAFS). Design/methodology/approach In contrast with other conventional public engagement methods, such as citizen juries, consensus conferences, focus groups or deliberative processes, hybrid forums entail a [...]

20 11, 2019

Strength2Food represented at Food Matters Live 2019, London


Strength2Food’s Project Manager Dr Barbara Tocco was invited to speak at Food Matters Live 2019, the UK’s largest event showcasing the food and drink innovations in the retail sector, shaping the future of food, health and sustainable nutrition. This year event, held in ExCel London on 19-20 November 2019, attracted over 10,500 visitors and [...]

14 11, 2019

Hybrid Forum on Organic Food and School Meals in Serbia

2020-01-06T13:30:29+01:0014.11.2019.|Hybrid forums|

EUTA organised its third Strength2Food Hybrid Forum on Thursday, 14th November 2019. This occurred in Novi Sad, in a school participating in the Serbian school meals pilot scheme. The theme was “Opportunities for supplying primary schools in Serbia with organic fruits and vegetables”, and for this Hybrid Forum we succeeded in bringing together all [...]

10 11, 2019

Strength2Food research team win best scientific research award


Strength2Food researchers at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology at University of Zagreb and the Faculty of Economics and Business at University of Zagreb have won the award for the best scientific research in the field of nutrition at the 7th International Congress of Nutritionists organised by the Croatian Federation of Nutritionists – [...]

2 10, 2019

Dr. Orachos Napasintuwong talks about the sustainability of Khao Hom Mali Thung Kula Rong-Hai rice


On 1-2 October 2019, Strength2Food took part in the 2nd Global Sustainable Rice Conference and Exhibition in Bangkok, an event that aims to facilitate knowledge sharing within the growing global community of rice stakeholders who share a vision of sustainability for the sector. It was against this backdrop that Prof. Orachos Napasintuwong from Strength2Food [...]

20 09, 2019

4th Strength2Food Interim Meeting & Webinar on Food Quality Schemes, Bonn, Germany


Project partners gathered in Bonn, on 18-20 September 2019, for its 4th Interim Meeting, hosted by the University of Bonn (UBO). The meeting started with a Strength2Food webinar on ‘Food Quality Labels: do they matter for consumers? Empirical results from a pan-European study and policy recommendations’, organised in cooperation with University of Bonn (UBO), [...]