Vladimir Pekic is a freelance journalist who writes for both IEG Policy and IEG Vu. He has many years’ experience covering a wide range of agri-food and commodity topics across Europe and Latin America.
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The Ukrainian government has approved resolution nº341 on the state regulation of prices for goods of “significant social significance and for goods used to fight epidemics”, announced Ukraine’s state service of food safety and consumer protection SSUFSCP.
Italy’s Grana Padano, Pecorino Romano and Provolone Valpadana cheese protection consortiums intend to partake in the ‘Made Green in Italy’ environmental certification programme, which was launched by the country’s ministry of environment, according to a statement released by the Grana Padano and Pecorino Romano consortiums.
Spain's farmers’ group Unión de Uniones de Agricultores y Ganaderos has criticised large food retailers and intermediaries for taking advantage of the situation caused by Covid-19 to raise prices for consumers without passing these price increases on to farmers.
Spain’s Council of Ministers has approved a new Royal Decree that modifies existing Royal Decree nº1049/2003 on the quality standard for honey, in order to provide consumers with more detailed information on the origin of honey products.
Bulgarian farmers who grow strawberries and raspberries in the country’s north-eastern Targovishte province will be able to get more water for irrigation from Yastrebino, a major dammed lake in Bulgaria.
Spain's farmers’ group Unión de Uniones de Agricultores y Ganaderos has criticized large food retailers and intermediaries for “taking advantage” of the situation caused by COVID-19 to raise prices for consumers without passing these price increases on to farmers.