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CATEGORY: Policy, Report, General Legume News, Crop

Recent developments are still to show whether they will evolve into a longer lasting trend. Processed peas are being used as protein isolates in convenience foods, where they are a quality‐determining ingredient, sometimes in considerable quantities. In the course of the trend to eat less animal products, vegetable protein sources are needed to offer alternatives to meat and m ...

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On April 23, 2019, the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition and that of Agriculture and Food launched the low-carbon label , the first carbon certification framework adopted by France. This label enables all local players developing greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction or carbon sequestration projects to certify these reductions in order to mobilize innovative financing ...

CATEGORY: Policy, Report

‘The Conference on the Development of Plant Proteins in the European Union’ was held on 22-23 November 2018 in Vienna, co-hosted by the Austrian Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Ms Elisabeth Köstinger and the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Phil Hogan. The position of the commission on the subject is summarised with papers provided in En ...

CATEGORY: Technology, Project news, Report, Policy, Crop

The project went live in June 2017. After the 12 months the 1st Annual News Letter has been prepared, providing an update on the project back ground and progress of the partners over the first year.  http://www.legvalue.eu/publications/legvalue-1st-annual-newsletter/   ...

CATEGORY: Policy

June 20, 2018 On April 17, 2018, the European Parliament adopted, a resolution on a European strategy for the promotion of protein crops (by 542 votes to 33, with 109 abstentions) - encouraging the production of protein and leguminous plants in the European agriculture sector. Parliament proposed to implement a major European strategic plan for the production and supply of pla ...

CATEGORY: Policy

Frédéric Muel, Project Coordinator of LEGVALUE, the European research programme promoting sustainable agricultural systems in the EU, comments that the European Parliament has adopted a resolution on a European strategy for the promotion of protein crops encouraging the production of protein and leguminous plants in the European agriculture sector. Parliament proposed to imple ...

CATEGORY: Report, Policy, Crop

BLUEPRINT FOR UK PULSES The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) has released a “Blueprint for UK Pulses’ to present its proposals for meeting the challenge of future funding for UK agriculture.“More than ever, the UK needs to focus on sustainability, the environment and public good, and in this context, pulses are under-represented,” says Roger Vickers, C ...

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