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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Secondary Standards Don’t Make Agriculture More Sustainable

The regulatory environment for food production in Europe is among the most stringent in the world. Some retailers have nevertheless developed secondary standards. These additional standards limit the use of plant protection products and disadvantage smallholder farmers without making agriculture more sustainable. »  more

Philippe Binard, General Delegate of Freshfel Europe

Certification schemes help farmers around the world to access global markets. In this video, Flavio Alzueta, vice president and chief marketing officer at GLOBALG.A.P., talks about the importance of supporting smallholder farmers in their efforts to obtain certification — and how digital farming tools can reduce costs and increase the transparency of the supply chain. » more

Philippe Binard, General Delegate of Freshfel Europe

Stricter regulations from authorities, climate change, and consumers eating less fruit and vegetables – the fresh produce sector is facing a number of challenges. In this interview, Philippe Binard, General Delegate of Freshfel Europe, talks about possible solutions and why sustainability should not be used to gain competitive advantage. » more

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Fruit Logistica 2016

Take a moment to get interesting facts on the Fruit Logistica, enjoy the impressions from the event and take an entertaining glimpse behind the scenes!  »  more

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10 Years Special Video

The Food Chain Partnership Anniversary Video  »  more

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Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) Europe 2017

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