New steps towards transparency of the food chain

On September 11 the European Commission gave its approval to adopt in the coming weeks a series of rules that improve the transparency of pricing at different stages of the food chain.

Cheaper food and more production in 10 years, according to the OECD and FAO

Most staple foods will be cheaper in the next ten years, while agricultural production will increase by 15%, according to a report by the OECD and FAO.

Food waste in Spanish households increased in 2018

Según los datos recogidos en el Panel de cuantificación del desperdicio alimentario en los hogares, del Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación, los hogares españoles desperdiciaron entre enero y diciembre de 2018 un total de 1.339 millones de kg/l. de alimentos y bebidas, lo que supone un incremento del 8,9% con respecto al año anterior, es decir, 109 millones de kg/l más.

More than 326 mill. € for agricultural, livestock, food and rural development programs

Of these funds, 104.1 million euros are allocated to finance the 2014 - 2020 Rural Development Programs.

Florette launches two new salads with legumes and cereals

Florette presents two new salads that, for the first time, incorporate legumes and combine cereals with their delicious salad bases, along with a tasty vinaigrette. A way to enjoy cold and throughout the year salads with legumes and cereals in an individual format that includes a fork to drink at any time and place.

Bimi, the essence of the broccoli Alimentaria conquest

Bimi has conquered the palate of thousands of visitors of the 'Food Fair', held from 14 to 19 April in Barcelona, ​​under the following testimony: "Raw, grilled, steamed: Dare to try it."

EU: Hogan advocates prioritizing support for young farmers in the new CAP

The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, has advocated prioritizing support for young farmers in the new CAP, during the debate on the future of Agriculture and Food, which took place on February 12th in Seville with about a hundred citizens. In this event commemorating the 40th anniversary of ASAJA Sevilla, and held in the Palace of Exhibitions and Congresses of Seville (FIBES), the MEP of the group of Socialists and Democrats, Clara Aguilera and the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina.

Inlac initiates a campaign that promotes the consumption of three dairy products per day as the basis of a healthy diet

The Interprofessional Organization that encompasses the entire Spanish dairy sector, Inlac, has presented on 14th June a campaign aimed at improving the knowledge and perception of dairy products, whose consumption, despite being essential elements for a balanced diet, it does not at present reach the necessary amounts for a correct feeding. Through rigorous information, which bases its messages on the work of a Scientific Committee composed of experts of recognized prestige, this initiative seeks to promote among the Spanish population the intake of at least three dairy a day, and has the support the EU and MAPAMA.

Pro Event Calendar

III edition of the ALIBETOPÍAS Conference. Madrid

The Spanish Federation of Food and Beverage Industries (FIAB), in collaboration with MAPAMA, celebrates on November 14th the third edition of the day "ALIBETOPIAS: new territories in food and beverages" in which it will be reported, among companies of the sector, on the need to gain dimension and improve knowledge about R & D & I policies, in order to promote and encourage the use of collaborative formulas and the creation of strategic alliances.

Expoalimentaria 2017. Lima (Peru)

Expoalimentaria, which is held annually in Peru, is the main international business platform in the food, beverages, machinery, equipment, supplies, packaging, services, restaurants and gastronomy sectors of Latin America.