Insect-based foodstuffs hold ‘enormous potential’ for EU sustainability goals

By |maj 13th, 2020|animal feed, circular economy, Farm to Fork, food waste, foodstuffs, insects, News, organic agriculture|

With the presentation of the long-awaited Farm to Fork strategy due in the coming days, EURACTIV took a look at the potential that insects hold for contributing to the goals of the strategy and creating a more self-reliant, sustainable food system in t...

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The running clock of the bioeconomy

By |maj 5th, 2020|agriculture, bioeconomy, circular economy, European Bioeconomy Strategy, Luis Planas, News, Spain|

There will soon come a time when the coronavirus will be nothing more but a bad memory in our lives and in our society. The conservation of our environment and our sustainable production of energy and food will continue to be key challenges for the fut...

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Transitional CAP, market measures, unfair trade practices

By |april 30th, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, CAP, CAP reform, circular economy, circular economy plan, market measures, News, nutriscore, transitional CAP, unfair trade practices|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. The European Parliament’s agriculture committee has approved a negotiating mandate for upcoming talks...

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Spain’s circular economy says ‘adiós’ to countryside and city waste

By |april 29th, 2020|agricultural packaging, agriculture, Canary Islands, circular economy, fertilisers, News, research and innovation, Spain, waste management, water resources|

The common goal of Spain’s circular economy implemented both at city and countryside level is to reuse waste, yet local agri-food companies and organisations are aware that this model needs to be adopted gradually in the sector. EURACTIV's partner Efe Agro reports.

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Circular economy in Spanish agri-food sector

By |april 27th, 2020|circular economy, food waste, News, Spain, Spanish agriculture|

The Spanish agri-food sector is taking a central role in the uptake of the circular economy, by reusing raw materials and reducing waste in both agriculture and food production.

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Spanish businesses rising to the challenge of circular economy creation

By |april 27th, 2020|agrifood sector, animal food, CAP, circular economy, common agricultural policy, EFE AGRO, News, Spain|

Research in the food industry to achieve a circular economy is resulting in new composites, flavours and aromas from the same resources from which basic products such as wine, milk or fish are obtained. EURACTIV’s partner EFEAGRO reports.

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No needless overlap between F2F and circular economy plans, Sinkevicius says

By |marec 12th, 2020|circular economy, food packaging, food waste, News, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

EU environment chief Virginijus Sinkevičius insists there will be no unnecessary overlap between the new circular economy plan and the Farm to Fork strategy (F2F), as new EU food policy will be focused more on the agricultural and food production side.

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EU unveils circular economy plan 2.0, drawing mixed reactions

By |marec 11th, 2020|batteries, circular economy, News, plastics, sustainable construction, textiles, Virginijus Sinkevičius, waste framework directive|

The European Commission unveiled its new circular economy action plan on Wednesday (11 March), confirming the EU’s intention of halving municipal waste by 2030, and suggesting to offer consumers a new “right to repair” for computers and smartphones.

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Sustainable rooftop-fish-farming conquers Brussels city heights

By |februar 28th, 2020|Belgium, BIGH project, Brussels, Building Integrated Greenhouses, circular economy, fish farming, Foodmet, France, News, organic farming, rooftop farming|

Europe's largest urban farm, located on the rooftops of the EU capital, raises fish and grows vegetables while meeting strict circular economy criteria. The founder of BIGH (Building Integrated Greenhouses), Steven Beckers, says his urban farm plans to...

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Nestlé chief: EU’s Green Deal should ensure prosperity too

By |februar 27th, 2020|circular economy, date marking, Farm to Fork, food packaging, Nestle, News, nutri-score, veggie burger|

The announced EU food policy should also strive to create future prosperity for businesses in good harmony with the environment, not only to take policies against some parts of the food value chain, Nestlé Europe chief Marco Settembri told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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