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Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland week 7, 2023

Highlights Agroberichten Buitenland is de wekelijkse nieuwsbrief van het Landbouwattachénetwerk. U wordt iedere week geattendeerd op nieuws, activiteiten en achtergrondinformatie van 60 landbouwteams actief in 80 landen. Via de link onderaan kunt u collega's attenderen om zich ook te abonneren.

EUROPE - Duitsland: voedingstrends 2023

Traditioneel wordt in Duitsland het jaar begonnen met veel aandacht voor landbouw en voeding. Daar horen ook de voorspellingen voor aanstaande trends in voeding bij. Welke belangrijke trends zien experts in ons belangrijkste agrifood exportland? En waar vind je die informatie? 

Duitsland: voedingstrends 2023

Regionale producten in supermarkt in Duitsland
Beeld: ©Merijn Bos 2022

- Hungary: moving to enforce strict quality control on grain from Ukraine

The Ministry announces strict food chain safety control on Ukrainian grain; retail trade declines further; business leaders expect slower economic growth; farmers saving on pesticides and fertilizers; Avian influenza spreads...Read more in this weekly briefing on agriculture, food and nature news in Hungary.

Hungary moves to enforce strict quality control on grain from Ukraine

Corn plants with ears of corn on the cob.
Beeld: ©Franz W.

- Poland: more Avian influenza outbreaks this month

The number of Avian influenza outbreaks in Poland this year is growing. Four outbreaks of HPAI have already been found in Poland this month. In connection with the new outbreaks, 25,000 poultry have been sent for disposal.

More Avian influenza outbreaks this month in Poland

swan swimming on water
Beeld: ©Pexels/ Anthony

- Poland: energy drinks for adults only

The Polish parliament is getting serious about banning the sale of energy drinks. People who attempts to circumvent them will be heavily fined and possibly imprisoned. Ultimately, the sale of energy drinks will be allowed from the age of 18, just like alcohol or cigarettes.

Will energy drinks stay in Poland for adults only?

open can with an energy dring and an orange energetic background
Beeld: ©Pxhere

- Poland: are stores moving to the countryside?

The pandemic and remote work gave the phenomenon of moving from the city to the countryside a new dynamic. At the same time the shopping habits of the customers stayed on a high expectations level.

Polish stores are moving to the countryside

supermarket met fruit en andere goederen
Beeld: ©Pexels

- Poland: regardless inflation shoppers buy healthy food

Rising prices make grocery shopping more stressful for Poles than a year ago. 48% Of Polish consumers admits it, according to a Deloitte report. Rising product prices are the main reason for nervousness. Yet reason prevails over emotion. More than half of shoppers are willing to pay more for food that contributes to their health and well-being, and 84% when shopping, takes into account the added value of food for their body nutrition.

Regardless inflation Poles buy healthy food

Beeld: ©Murawska

- Serbia: 2022 was not the year of berry farming

An overview of how berry farming fared in 2022; new incentives in agriculture; favorable figures from the fall sowing period; the state of governmentally owned lands; macro-economic trade figures from the agricultural economy; news on biomass energy usage...Read more in the weekly briefing on agriculture, food and nature news from Serbia.

Serbia: 2022 was not the year of berry farming

A close-up picture of ripe, red strawberries in plastic containers.
Beeld: ©Zoltán Szászi

- Spain: biomethane investments versus green hydrogens

“Biomethane is one of the most attractive segments of the energy transition for investors,” was the message sent to the market by Goldman Sachs just a few days ago. The firm has launched its newly formed Verdalia Bioenergy in Spain as part of its commitment to biomethane.

Spain: Biomethane investments versus green hydrogens


- Turkiye: earthquake disaster also hit the agriculture sector

A quake rated 7.7 on the earthquake magnitude scale struck the Pazarcik district of Kahramanmaras province early on Monday, followed by a 7.6 magnitude quake centered on Kahramanmaras’ Elbistan district.

Earthquake disaster in Turkiye also hit the agriculture sector

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AMERICAS - Brazilië: agritech missie groot succes

De missie op het gebied van agritech naar Brazilië die eind januari 2023 plaats vond, was succesvol. Meer dan 200 Braziliaanse bedrijven en organisaties namen deel in vijf verschillende steden om de Nederlandse bedrijven te ontmoeten.

Agritech missie naar Brazilië groot succes

Beeld: LAN, Brazilië

- Mexico: join the Netherlands pavilion at OPORMEX 2023

From 16 to 20 May, Mexico’s national association of pig farmers OPORMEX will hold its annual congress in Nuevo Vallarta, on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. This year, the Netherlands will be the guest country, providing us with plenty of opportunities to share experiences and lessons from the Netherlands with Mexican pig farmers and other stakeholders in the sector.

Join the Netherlands pavilion at OPORMEX 2023

Beeld: ©NL Branding

- Mexico: Valto Biocontrol wint start- and scale-up challenge

De winnaar van de 3e GreenTech Americas start- and scale-up challenge, is Valto Biocontrol met het product V10. De Nederlandse scale-up werd geselecteerd uit zeven indrukwekkende inzendingen. Het doel van de challenge is om start- en scale-ups de kans te geven hun innovatieve en duurzame oplossingen te presenteren aan de Latijns-Amerikaanse tuinbouwmarkt tijdens GreenTech Americas.

Start-up and scale-up challenge Mexico

- Latin America: online Business Dialogue

Ontdek de kansen voor uw bedrijf tijdens de Latin America (LATAM) Business Dialogue op 16 maart. Tijdens dit digitale evenement wordt ingegaan in op marktkansen in  onder andere de tuinbouwsector in het veelbelovende Latijns-Amerika. Van Mexico en het Caribisch gebied tot aan Argentinië. Experts uit de regio praten u bij over de laatste economische ontwikkelingen.

Save the date: Latin America online business dialogue 2023

Latin America

ASIA - China: unique knowledge exchange at the hybrid seminar ‘From farm to fork’

The Chinese retail sector and the Dutch horticultural sector join forces and organize the ‘From farm to fork’ hybrid seminar in Shanghai on February 22nd. Chinese growers, governmental departments, education and training institutes, and individuals active in the field of protected horticulture industry chains in China and the Netherlands, are welcome to join. 

Unique knowledge exchange at the hybrid seminar ‘From farm to fork’

Retail China

- Thailand: strengthen Thai – Dutch collaboration on sustainable livestock

Recently, Mr. Gijs Theunissen DVM, the Dutch Agricultural Counsellor had a courtesy visit with Dr. Prapas Pinyocheep DVM, Deputy Director-General of the Thai Department of Livestock Development (DLD).

Strengthen Thai – Dutch collaboration on sustainable livestock


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