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5 03, 2018

Harissa Kitchen seizes the opportunity for local fish


After learning about the abundance of whiting at the North Shields Fish Quay in UK,  Harissa Kitchen, a sister company to the social enterprise Food Nation, has included whiting croquettes on their menu, making use of a normally exported fish to show that locally landed seafood can make an appearance on any menu. Click here to [...]

19 02, 2018

Do EU Geographical Indications affect the quality of EU imports?


Authors: D. Curzi, C. Falco, V. Raimondi, A. Olper

February 2018

16 02, 2018

The Trade Effects of the European Union Geographical Indications Policy


Authors: V. Raimondi, C. Falco, D. Curzi, A. Olper

February 2018

24 01, 2018

Strength2Food to improve the nutrition of primary schools in Serbia


After a series of school visits and background research, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development selected 30 Serbian primary schools for Strength2Food’s school meals pilot scheme. The schools are spread throughout Serbia, in Belgrade City, Novi Sad, Mionica, Bajina Basta, Loznica Arile and Ivanjica. Each school has been asked to provide a coordinator [...]

19 12, 2017

First newsletter


A word from the coordinator, Prof Matthew Gorton Welcome to the first issue of Strength2Food e-newsletter, bringing the latest updates from our project. These past 22 months have seen many exciting developments and fruitful collaborations. One of the main tangible results is the development of a methodological framework and indicators for evaluating the economic, social [...]

27 11, 2017

Improving the quality of meals in primary schools


Strength2Food held its first hybrid forum in Serbia on Monday, November 27 to discuss how to improve the quality of children’s meals in primary schools. The event was held in Serbia's Petnica Science Centre, an independently-funded organisation providing research opportunities for primary and secondary school children from both Serbia and the rest of Europe. The [...]

22 11, 2017

BARILLA visits school kitchens in Serbia


Roberto Bassi and Ilaria Rossi from Academia Barilla (part of Strength2Food partner BARILLA), visited several primary schools in Serbia from November 20-22 as part of the school meals pilot scheme of WP9.1. In total, the representatives visited nine schools in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Mionica, a rural town south of Belgrade. The objectives of the [...]

20 11, 2017

Strength2food goes overseas and lands in South Africa to talk about Geographical Indications


The Embassy of Italy in South Africa hosted a workshop in Cape Town on Monday, November 20, to explore the regulation and enforcement of GIs and discuss the benefits of geographical indications (GI) in South Africa and the EU. Professor Filippo Arfini from Parma University gave an overview of the Strength2Food project and the GIs [...]

2 11, 2017

Strength2Food Project set to change school meals in Serbia


In a TV Pink interview, BSN's Ratko Bojović discussed the Strength2Food Project and its aim of improving school meals in Serbia. The interview began by looking at the food poisoning outbreak in several Belgrade schools before shifting to Strength2Food and how it aims to improve meals in Serbia's primary schools. Ratko described how the teams [...]

20 10, 2017

Public Procurement Summit and 2nd Interim Meeting Edinburgh, UK


The Public Procurement Summit “Making School Food Better” was organised by UNED and took place in Edinburgh, UK, alongside the 2nd Interim project meeting of Strength2Food, October 18-20, 2017. The summit brought together around 50 delegates from all parts of the school food system, ranging from procurement officers, catering managers, wholesalers and producers, to educators, [...]