Organic production, sustainability and animal welfare. In Cremona we talk about it!

Over the last few years Italy has registered a double-digit growth in sales of organic products and consumers have shown a higher attention for circular economy, environmental sustainability and animal welfare affect consumers choice. Come to meet your new Italian customers and partners! Preview of technical-scientific events on: ORGANIC PRODUCTION, SUSTAINABILITY AND ANIMAL WELFARE   […]

Pig Production October Events

The favourable combination of lower foodstuff costs and higher product prices has caused an increase in the sector profitability (figures Crefis 9/2018). Slaughter pigs market has registered stable trends for producers, while processing industry has achieved different results with a greater attention for the profitability increase of non protected productions instead of PDO productions. According […]

Precision Livestock Farming, in Cremona we talk about it

Precision Livestock Farming is more than a good practice, since it has positive effects on animal welfare, farm management and farm profitability. There are many fields of application to explore. Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions explore every year the most topical andinnovative themes of the sector and awake the interest of the whole international community of sector professionals thanks to the cooperation with some of […]

Digital Farming, in Cremona we talk about it

Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions explore every year the most topical and innovative themes of the sector and awake the interest of the whole international community of sector professionals thanks to the cooperation with some of the most important actors of the research & development panorama. New opportunities of professional training and business exchange can be delivered only through high-level skills and a well established know-how especially dedicated toprofessionals […]

Drought in Europe: the Commission offers further support to European farmers

The European Commission is offering support to farmers faced with the waves of drought afflicting Europe. Firstly, farmers will be able to receive a higher percentage of their direct and rural development payments in advance. Secondly, to be able to feed their animals, they will be granted greater flexibility to use land that would normally […]

Milk, delegation from Pakistan at CremonaFiere

A delegation of entrepreneurs and institutional representatives from Pakistan has visited CremonaFiere in the framework of the study-tour “SsafeMilk Pakistan Panel” organized by Ozolea and UNIDO ITPO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization – Investment and Technology Promotion Offices). Focus on the improvement of quality standard for food production and food safety in Pakistan dairy market, […]

Strong performance from EU agri-food sector as exports rise

The value of EU agri-food exports in March 2019 was 7% higher at €12.6 billion than the same month last year, whilst imports reached €10.1 billion. In total, the EU agri- food surplus for March stood at €2.5 billion, an increase of 34%.  These are the main findings of the latest monthly trade report published […]

1 billion € for Europe’s next generation of farmers

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched a €1 billion loans package for agriculture and the bioeconomy with specific targets to support younger farmers, alongside new fi-compass advisory products. The sum will be matched by the implementing financial institutions, thereby mobilising close to €2 billion of long-term financing for small and […]

EU: The unfair trading practices directive has been adopted

Member countries have two years time to implement the directive on unfair trading practices in agriculture that has officially been signed by the EU President. “We have fulfilled our promise. After ten years – said Paolo De Castro, Vicepresident of EU Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural development – we managed to ban, in a […]

Tackling unfair trading practices in the agricultural and food supply chain

The EU will soon have more effective tools to tackle unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the agri-food chain, and to prevent the weaker bargaining position of small and medium-sized farmers from being exploited by larger operators, such as major processors and retailers. The Council today adopted a directive on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the agricultural and food supply chain. The directive […]