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The EU Protein Plan: a chance to close the loop and have more localised food production?
November 1, 2018April 4, 2019
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The EU Protein Plan: a chance to close the loop and have more localised food production?

Plant proteins are an important part of human and animal nutrition, but recently soybeans and other important sources of plant proteins have found their place at the centre of discussion in Brussels.  With two European parliament reports and 14 Member States signing the ‘European Soya Declaration’, why is the EU suddenly talking about soybeans and...

Future of CAP: EU policies on your plate
August 7, 2018September 28, 2018
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Future of CAP: EU policies on your plate

What the Common Agricultural Policy means for citizens of Europe The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the EU’s agricultural policy, is a behemoth of rules and regulations. It is one of the bloc’s largest (and oldest) policies, taking up to 41% of the EU’s budget in 2016. This may sound distant and technical, but it is...