Tag Archives: EU

PDO, PGI, TSG…. Do you know what you see on the packaging?

I am pretty sure every European citizen has already seen these little golden seals on the packaging of agricultural products and foodstuffs. For example if I look on my kitchen table now, the first thing I see is “Aceto Balsamico di … Continue reading

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What happens to European seeds now?

Today (11th of March) the European Parliament voted for the rejection of the Commission proposal for a Regulation the production and marketing of Plant Reproductive Material. The Commission published the draft of the legal proposal and the impact assessment in … Continue reading

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Weekly news (5th week 2014)

Hey everyone, again a week passed, let’s see what happened in the big-picture hortiworld! 🙂 Commission proposes to combine and reinforce existing school milk and school fruit schemes (europa) EU organic regulation review published (ifoam) Australian wine grape growers being … Continue reading

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Brand new horticultural news from the world! :)

The new year has arrived and our enthusiasm to enjoy the ever-lively horticultural buzz is also renewed… So let’s see what is happening out there! 😉 Pecan industry set for growth, eyes India (thepacker) Heavy storms cause Dutch greenhouse to … Continue reading

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The ins and outs of olive oil (part I)

For many of us the end of the year period does not only mean new wine, Christmas trees, oranges, bananas, nuts and Santa… it is also the long-waited time for the new olive oil. I have been really inspired of … Continue reading

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Look what happened in the last days :)

Here we go again with the fresh events of the hortiworld, science, policy, business and other interesting pieces 🙂 Typhoon-stricken farmers receive seeds (FAO) UK chestnut campaign (fruitnet) First French ripening facility to be opened (fruitnet) GM corn, feta cheese: … Continue reading

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