Tag: Agriculture

EC approves additional reallocation of HRK 120m for agriculture

ZAGREB, May 10 (Croatia Sun News) – The Ministry of Agriculture announced that the European Commission has approved the reallocation of an additional HRK 120 million for the agriculture sector from the European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

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Agriculture ministry continues farm digitisation with launch of Tržnica.hr

ZAGREB, May 5 (Croatia Sun News) – The Croatian Agriculture Ministry has launched an online platform, Tržnica.hr, which offers farm produce from all over the country, the ministry announced, noting that currently 550 farm producers offer their products via the platform.

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First ever sorting machine for blueberries and raspberries in Croatia

ZAGREB, May 4 (Croatia Sun News) – The Distribution Centre for Fruit and Vegetables, a company co-owned by Zagreb County, will receive  a machine for sorting berries worth HRK 1.6 million by the end of this month, the County announced.

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Government wants to boost food production and employment in Croatia’s rural areas

ZAGREB, April 29 (Croatia Sun News) – While in Osijek yesterday, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said that the government had adopted a series of quality measures and laws to help the agricultural sector, stressing that the objective is to boost the production of quality food, achieve a decent life and increase employment in rural areas.

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Food prices influenced by demand and economic downturn

ZAGREB, April 13 (Croatia Sun News) – The global economy is slowing down, causing a drastic fall in prices of food on the global market. However, the downward price trend has still not emerged on the Croatian market, according to an analysis by the Smarter consulting firm, which specialises in the agricultural and food sectors.

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