In Italy the world’s largest network of farmers’ market

By |december 27th, 2018|Coldiretti, direct sales, farmers' market, food market, News, short food supply chain, Sicily|

Farmers' markets have spread across Italy in just a few years and they offer a great economic and social opportunity, precisely because they allow direct contact between producers and consumers, EURACTIV’s partner Sicilia Agricoltura reports.

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Italy spearheads initiative to limit rice imports to the EU

By |december 5th, 2017|agri-food sector, barriers to trade, Coldiretti, EU-Asia relations, food trade, Italy, News, pasta and rice labels, Rice|

Italy and seven other EU countries asked the European Commission on 24 November to allow them to limit rice imports from Cambodia, on the grounds of “protecting the Italian and European Rice industry.” 

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Italy’s labelling manoeuvre worries Commission and pasta makers

By |november 29th, 2017|agriculture, Aidepi, Coldiretti, food imports, Food labelling, Italy, labelling requirements, Maurizio Martina, News, pasta and rice labels, single market for food, trade barriers|

An Italian tribunal approved on 22 November the decrees signed by the ministries of agriculture and of economic development to include the country of origin of cereals on rice and pasta labels. The move was welcomed by Coldiretti, Italy’s largest farmers union, but worried the European Commission and pasta makers.

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