12 04, 2019

Strength2Food Researchers Co-operate with the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture to Mark the day of Croatian Protected Products

12.04.2019.|News|

Strength2Food Researchers at the University of Zagreb and the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture marked the day of Croatian Protected Products by organising a conference entitled “Quality as a Value Added". The event, held on the 12th April, promoted Croatian protected products. The Republic of Croatia has a rich tradition in the production and preparation of [...]

9 04, 2019

Strength2Food on the Italian magazine Platinum Sole 24 Ore

09.04.2019.|News|

In its April 2019 magazine edition, Professor Filippo Ar­fini, from the University of Parma explains how, at the end of its third year, the Strengh2Food consortium has concluded field research on the impact of food quality schemes on European consumers and is now ready for the dissemination and data systemisation stage. The first segment of [...]

8 04, 2019

Prof. Filippo Arfini presents Strength2Food at the CIBUS OFF culinary event

08.04.2019.|News|

On 8 April 2019, the Italian newspaper Gazzetta di Parma reported Professor Filippo Arfini’s participation in the latest edition of CIBUS OFF, a culinary event which opens the calendar 2019 of Parma UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy events. Activities ranged from cooking shows, educational workshops for children to round tables on a variety of topics. [...]

5 03, 2019

Presentation to AREPO’s General Assembly

05.03.2019.|News|

Konstadinos Mattas presented the Strength2Food project and key findings from his team’s work on the PDO Zagora apple at the recent AREPO General Assembly. AREPO is a network representing 31 European regions and over 700 associations engaged in Geographical Indication production. At its General Assembly, held in Thessaloniki on the 5th March 2019, Prof. [...]

22 02, 2019

Strength2Food gets its own TV programme in Serbia

22.02.2019.|News|

A half-hour TV programme dedicated to Strength2Food was broadcast on Serbia’s RTS2 channel on 22nd February 2019. It focused on Strength2Food’s work with primary schools in Serbia, with several Strength2Food personnel interviewed: Ratko Bojović, Steve Quarrie, Roberto Bassi, Ilaria Rossi, Beatrice Biasini. The programme, developed by Dr Aleksandra Šarković, an editor of Educational and [...]

14 01, 2019

Strength2Food Partner Konzum develops a “local store within a store” concept

14.01.2019.|News|

Grocery retailer Konzum, in co-operation with the Cluster of Small Croatian manufacturers, have launched a project entitled "From Domestic Regions", whereby customers in two large KONZUM stores are offered a wide variety of quality homemade products from all over Croatia. The “local store within a store” brings together seasonal fruit and vegetables, cured meats [...]

26 11, 2018

KONZUM’s campaign to increase fruit and vegetable consumption

26.11.2018.|News|

Strength2Food partner, KONZUM recently launched a marketing campaign to increase families’ fruit and vegetable consumption. Shoppers could collect stickers for spending in KONZUM grocery stores and by buying specific fruit and vegetables. Collected stickers could be exchanged for Zdravoljupci (healthy healer) soft toys, such as Banana Bela and Branko Broccoli. Alongside the toys, shoppers [...]

23 11, 2018

Extending Strength2Food Impact to Primary School Parents

23.11.2018.|News|

As part of Strength2Food, EUTA are working with 29 primary schools in Serbia to improve the quality of their school meals. Currently they are interacting with parents’ councils (a parent of a child representing every class in the school that meets to discuss issues with the school). During the latest visit to Serbia by Richard [...]

11 10, 2018

Meet the Researcher – Marina Tomić Maksan

11.10.2018.|News|

Marina Tomić Maksan is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Agricultural Marketing, University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture. As part of Strength2Food, Marina is currently working on assessing the economic, social and environmental impacts of two Croatian geographical indications – (Olive oil and Dalmatian prosciutto). Marina’s academic background is in food consumer behaviour and [...]

7 09, 2018

3rd Interim Meeting and the 164th EAAE Conference, Crete

07.09.2018.|News|

The 3rd S2F Interim Meeting took place in Chania, Crete, on 5th September 2018, and was hosted by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania and organised in collaboration with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). The event was organised in conjunction to the 164th European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar “Preserving Ecosystem Services [...]