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5 07, 2020

Talk Radio: Discussing the sustainability of the Thai agricultural sector with Dr. Montchai

2020-07-22T17:12:52+02:0005.07.2020.|News|

A radio broadcast was organised on Saturday, July 5, 2020, to present the Strength2Food final results to opinion leaders/regulators, the media, industry including SMEs, consumer organisations and the scientific community. The broadcast was recorded and made publicly available in the local language. The "Talk to Dr. Montchai" program is a regular talk show on [...]

2 07, 2020

Third newsletter

2020-11-13T15:48:10+01:0002.07.2020.|Newsletter|

A word from the project coordinator, Prof Matthew Gorton These past six months have been busy and productive for Strength2Food. The project organised one webinar to present our research findings concerning the Impacts of Public Sector Food Procurement Strategies and introduce management tools developed for practitioners, specifically a Meal Analyser tool and a Meal and Procurement Planning tool. The [...]

25 06, 2020

Seafood Skills and Recipe Share Videos to Improve Consumers‘ Confidence and Creativity in the Kitchen

2020-07-22T16:25:00+02:0025.06.2020.|News|

Food Nation developed a series of ‘Skills and Recipe Share’ videos to help build consumers’ confidence, and skills, in preparing and cooking a wider variety of fresh and locally landed seafood species. These learning resources demonstrate specific seafood preparation techniques and stimulating recipes. The videos, developed during the [...]

4 06, 2020

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

2020-06-04T12:24:51+02:0004.06.2020.|News|

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) [...]

31 05, 2020

Factsheet 4 – Evaluating EU Food Quality Schemes: Consumers, Producers and Sustainability Perspectives

2020-06-29T17:55:12+02:0031.05.2020.|Publications|

A series of studies on EU Food Quality Schemes (FQS) conducted within the framework of the H2020 project Strength2Food contribute to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, relevance and consistency of EU FQS. This factsheet summarizes the data presented at the expert meeting held in Brussels in January 2020 and provides an overview of the project’s main [...]

25 05, 2020

Farmers’ Market of Campagna Amica open again after the lockdown

2020-06-18T15:21:49+02:0025.05.2020.|News|

After the long-lasting lockdown in Italy, due to the Covid-19 crisis, that limited consumers’ movements and forced the closure of farmers’ market and farmhouses, a new phase started in Italy and more than half of Farmers’ Market (FMs) belonging to Campagna Amica are once again ready to welcome consumers. Safety precautions are in place [...]

12 05, 2020

Konzum launches local food heroes initiative

2020-05-13T10:00:40+02:0012.05.2020.|News|

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. [...]

22 04, 2020

School meal carbon emissions explained

2020-06-18T15:18:36+02:0022.04.2020.|News|

An international team led by Professor Angela Tregear from the University of Edinburgh has been looking at the carbon emissions from average school meals across Europe. They wanted to find out which activities contributed the most emissions and how to reduce the carbon footprint. The team examined case studies of ten primary school meals services [...]