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Made in Nature promotes quality of organic Made in Italy fruit and vegetables 

Made in Nature promotes quality of organic Made in Italy fruit and vegetables 

Published on Jun 10th, 2021
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The new European strategies From Farm to Fork and Green Deal show the importance of communication and projects such as Made in Nature, which are increasingly decisive for accompanying the growth of organic farming and sensitizing consumers to the importance of consuming organic fruit and vegetables.

European Commission aims for 25% organic agriculture by 2030 

EU court upholds ban on insecticides

EU court upholds ban on insecticides

Published on May 10th, 2021
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The European Court of Justice dismissed an appeal by Bayer to overturn a partial ban on three insecticides linked to harming bees. The ruling covers three active substances - imidacloprid developed by Bayer CropScience, clothianidin developed by Takeda Chemical Industries and Bayer CropScience, as well as Syngenta's thiamethoxam.

20% higher sales of Zespri’s New Zealand kiwis forecast in Europe

20% higher sales of Zespri’s New Zealand kiwis forecast in Europe

Published on Apr 27th, 2021

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Zespri expects a record season for sales of New Zealand-grown kiwifruit, the first batches of which landed in Europe at the Port of Zeebrugge, Netherlands, on 18th April. The 7,000-pallet consignment of SunGold is aboard MV Cool Eagle, a new specialised reefer vessel built by Cool Carriers and the largest vessel to carry Zespri kiwifruit to date, reports Eurofruit. The first green kiwi should arrive in May.

Banana Day in Europe - “When the Farm to Fork goes bananas”

First shipment of record ZespriTM Kiwifruit crop is due to arrive in Europe

IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes new organic action plan

IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes new organic action plan

Published on Mar 26th, 2021
PRESS RELEASE

 

Brussels, 25 March 2021 – The organic food and farming movement welcomes today’s publication of the European Organic Action Plan 2021-2027, and particularly its “push-pull” approach, aiming at balancing increases in both production and demand of organic products.

The RUCIP European Committee approves new internal structure and appoints new European Delegate

The RUCIP European Committee approves new internal structure and appoints new European Delegate

Published on Feb 03rd, 2021
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Since the 1st of January 2021, the RUCIP European Committee has a new internal organisation that aims to maintain the continuity and professionalism of RUCIP. Whilst its European Secretariat remains in Brussels and is administered by Europatat, Ms Cristina Pohlmann, Assistant to the Director of the Deutscher Kartoffelhandelsverband e.V. (DKHV), has been appointed as the new RUCIP European Delegate.

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