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4 06, 2020

Webinar on The Impacts of Public Sector Food Procurement Strategies and Tools for Better Management


This webinar has been organised in cooperation with the University of Edinburgh, Impact Measurement Ltd, the European Training Academy, the European Food Information Council and Newcastle University, and talks about: Public Sector Food Procurement for school meals in Europe: evaluation of the environmental, economic and social impacts (slides here) Meal Analyser Tool (available here) [...]

12 05, 2020

Konzum launches local food heroes initiative


Strength2Food partner Konzum has launched a new local food heroes campaign. The initiative called “Best of Croatia”, invites food producers and manufacturers to cooperate with Konzum and become “heroes”. Producers can apply for hero status, and work with Konzum to realise the long-term placement of their products on Konzum shelves to customers throughout Croatia. [...]

10 04, 2020

Can Geographical Indications Reduce Price Volatility? Evidence from Spain


The prices received by farmers are often volatile and how prices change at each stage of the supply chain may not always be symmetrical. A recently published study by Strength2Food partner CREDA and written by Hugo Ferrer-Pérez, Fadi Abdelradi and José M. Gil, looks at whether producers of a Geographical Indication (GI) face less [...]

12 03, 2020

Creating Sustainable and Healthy Food Procurement: What is the Role of Local Foods?

2020-05-13T13:52:30+02:0012.03.2020.|Hybrid forums|

The 3rd and final UK hybrid forum “Creating sustainable and healthy food procurement: what is the role of local foods?” was hosted on 12th March 2020 at Newcastle Civic Centre. This open public dialogue, organised by Newcastle University and Food Nation, was delivered in partnership by Strength2Food and Food Newcastle. It sought to deepen [...]

25 02, 2020

Training course on scientific writing and presentation skills


A one-day training course on scientific writing and presentation skills was held in February 2020 in Belgrade, Serbia. In the morning, Professor Quarrie, from EUTA, gave 18 participants (PhD students, post-doctoral researchers to other early career academics), advice on preparing manuscripts based on Strength2Food research for submission to high-impact journals, and how to make [...]

16 01, 2020

Strength2Food shares key findings on EU Food Quality Schemes with European Commission


On January 16th 2020, Strength2Food and AREPO met with Geographical Indications experts from DG-AGRI and the Research Executive Agency (REA). In light of the EU consultation on EU Food Quality Schemes, Strength2food’s key insights and policy recommendations were presented, to support the refinement of EU quality policy and strategies to improve the effectiveness and [...]

8 01, 2020

The Best of 2019


Welcome to the end of a decade! Ready for a Strength2Food end of year wrap-up? 2019 has been a year full of achievements, publications, conferences & prizes! In case you've missed any, here's a list of our highlights: Webinar on Food Quality Labels: Do they Matter for Consumers? Special project session on Engaging Consumer [...]

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