Food Supply Chain

Food Supply Chain

The food supply chain is composed of a diversity of products, businesses, and markets from farmgate to the end consumer, supported by a regulatory and policy framework.

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20 Feb 2024

Income support funding for EU farmers - new Policy Insights

A new Policy Insights explains the package of income support options in CAP Strategic Plans covering direct payments and funds for farms located in areas with natural or other specific constraints.

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19 Feb 2024

Environmental benefits flow from Thematic Group networking

Our thematic work to support environmental protection, including biodiversity, and climate is advancing with the launch of a new Thematic Group on Green Architecture: Designing Green Strategies.

Closeup of vegetables, fruits, and meat on wooden table over green natural background
14 Feb 2024

Sectoral interventions and CAP Strategic Plans

A new Policy Insights publication highlights how EU know-how gained in the fruit and vegetable sector can now be transferred through CAP Strategic Plans to support other agri-food sectors.

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Policy Insights - Shining a light on sectoral interventions in the fruit and vegetables sector

Over several decades Europe’s fruit and vegetables sector has shown how successful CAP sectoral support helps from a policy perspective. The knowhow gained in this sector can now be transferred through the CSPs to support other agri-food sectors.

father and daughter look at products in a supermarket aisle
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Policy Insights - Food labelling

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) provides enabling roles to help EU food systems take advantage of better labelling.

A man harvesting tomatoes
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Policy Insights - Strengthening sustainable food systems

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) plays many instrumental roles in supporting Member States’ transition to sustainable food systems. Networking CAP know-how in such fields helps determine how the CAP can be better used to safeguard EU food supplies.

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