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News – Mountain Products

23 / 06 / 2021

Euromontana advocates for mountain products’ sustainability for the future Promotion Policy

Announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy in May 2020, the review of the EU Agricultural Promotion Policy is currently being undertaken by the European Commission. The Promotion Policy provides funding to producers’ organisations to […]

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21 / 05 / 2021

Euromontana presents initiatives for a better management of grasslands

On 11th May 2021, Euromontana participated to the online forum of the Mixed Technological Unit for “Resources and transformations of Mediterranean pastoral livestock” (UMT Pasto) – a cooperation structure that gathers since 2014 research organisations, […]

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27 / 04 / 2021

Revision of the Promotion Policy for Agricultural products: get involved to maintain the opportunity for mountain products!

The EU Promotion Policy, that promotes agricultural products within and outside the European Union, is being revised with the objective to make it more sustainable. The Promotion Policy is an opportunity to publicise the unique […]

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12 / 02 / 2021

2021 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: new opportunities for mountain products

On January 28 and 29, 2021, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency of the EU (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2021 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. […]

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27 / 01 / 2021

‘Cuisinons notre région’: from farm to fork in mass catering services

More than 6 million meals are taken in schools, institutions and companies’ canteens every year in the Canton of Valais (according to the latest study by the Federal Statistical Office in 2009). Mass catering therefore […]

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10 / 12 / 2020

The revision of Geographical Indication schemes: what will change for agricultural and non-agricultural products?

In May 2020, the European Commission published its Farm to Fork Strategy, aiming at designing a fair, healthy, and environmentally friendly food system. Among the measures announced in this Strategy is the Commission’s intention to […]

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10 / 11 / 2020

Get involved in the revision process of Geographical Indications schemes

As announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy in May 2020, the European Commission wants to enhance the visibility of Geographical Indications (GIs) by empowering producer groups, reviewing ways to promote and protect the EUs’ […]

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8 / 10 / 2020

Quality must not be neglected on the packaging of food products

Nutrition labelling, an overview of the European situation The nutriscore is a front-of-package label for food products that assigns them a score from A to E based on the nutritional value of their ingredients. Applied […]

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2 / 10 / 2020

Mon Lait: quality, sustainability and fair income in the same glass of milk

In the Massif Central, agriculture is dominated by livestock farming. Cow’s milk accounts for 20% of the farm production in the region and 94% of this comes from mountains. Therefore, being the largest dairy production […]

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8 / 09 / 2020

The EU Promotion Policy must include holistic sustainability criteria

In its Farm to Fork Strategy, the European Commission announced it would revise the EU Agricultural Promotion Policy to encourage the consumption of sustainable products. As a member of the Commission’s Civil Dialogue Group “Quality […]

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24 / 07 / 2020

From the mountain to the table: a website for mountain products in Romania

The National Agency of Mountain Areas of Romania created the website produsmontan.ro dedicated to farmers using the Optional Quality Term “mountain product”. The platform aims at promoting the term and the various mountain productions, from […]

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10 / 06 / 2020

Implementation of the EU optional quality term “mountain product” – new Euromontana study

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment to the topic of mountain products, the use of the optional quality term (OQT) “mountain product” was protected in November 2012 by the European Union with the (EU) regulation […]

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15 / 05 / 2020

Rørosrein: a taste of tradition and diversification

Around 30.000 wild reindeers can be counted in Norway. The natural surroundings of Røros are the historical area for reindeer breeding. In the middle North part of Norway, between Trondheim and Elga, 26 families are […]

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23 / 04 / 2020

EU Geographical Indications represent a sales value of €74.76 billion

On April 20th 2020, the European Commission published the “Study on the economic value of EU quality schemes, geographical indications (GIs) and traditional specialties guaranteed (TSGs)” in order to update and expand the previous study […]

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23 / 03 / 2020

Discover the Bulgarian logo for the optional quality term “mountain products”

Mountainous areas in Bulgaria cover 53.3% of the overall surface and account for nearly 38% of all utilized agricultural areas. In light on the relevance of mountains areas for its national economy, Bulgaria has been […]

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