Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Deloitte: Poland enters the phase of economic expansion

The divergence of economic moods in Poland...

Two Years On: War in Ukraine and Its Global Impact

On February 24, 2022, a full-scale Russian...

Insects on the Plate? What Europeans Think About Alternative Protein Sources

How Many Young Poles are “Food Innovators” Who Will Eagerly Try Chickpea Pâté? Why Do Parisians Like Seaweed and Tofu Salad? Will Italians Be Tempted by Beetle Skewers? Researchers...

First Increase in Agricultural Machinery Industry Sentiment Index in Over Three Years

The index (numerical value) representing sentiments in the agricultural machinery and equipment industry increased...

Polish Orchards Face Labor Shortage Threatening Global Competitiveness

Polish orchardists are relatively competitive in global markets, having had lower production costs than...

Farmers Warn of Green Deal’s Pitfalls Despite Good Intentions

Farmers fear that EU regulations, intended to protect the climate, will impact not only...

Decline in New Agricultural Machinery Registrations Continues in April 2024, Secondary Market Shows Growth

In April 2024, there were 91 fewer registrations of new tractors compared to March...

Plant-Based Products Gaining Traction in Europe, But Policy Changes Needed for Wider Adoption

More than half of Europeans actively reduce their annual meat consumption. Nearly 30 percent consume at least one plant-based alternative to meat or dairy...

Surpluses of grains will remain a problem in the upcoming season as well. It all depends on increasing export opportunities

The government has decided to introduce subsidies for the sale of grains to farmers who blame the wide opening of borders and increased import...

Polish Infrastructure Bottlenecks Limit Grain Exports and Ukrainian Transit

The lack of investment in ports and railroads is limiting the export potential of agricultural goods and poses a problem for the transit of...

Coffee Prices Surge: Weather Woes and Supply Chain Struggles Hit Consumers

COFFEE: Prices have risen by 25% this year, as bad weather has affected crops in Brazil, the main producer of Arabica coffee, and in...

New Hope for Agriculture: Genomic Techniques Offer Promise, but Regulations Cause Friction

Genomic techniques (NGT) enable the production of plants with increased drought and disease resistance, and their cultivation requires fewer fertilizers and pesticides. The European...

The war in Ukraine has significantly impacted the flow of goods, creating an unforeseen challenge for the Polish market

As a result of the war, Ukraine's transportation channels through the Black Sea for exports to North Africa and some countries in Asia were...

UK trade tricks to curb post-Brexit inflation – UK border controls on food from EU including Poland begin

From April 30, British Border Controls on EU Food Begin – Four Years Post-Brexit, Delayed Five Times. To Counteract Inflation Rise Due to Expected...

Early season start and VAT increase bring challenges for Polish fruit and vegetable producers

Warm temperatures in March and April caused this year's season in orchards and plantations to start much earlier than in previous years. "However, there are...

Despite the traffic disruptions, Poles support the farmers’ protests. However, their demands are accompanied by a number of myths

Farmers have been organizing protests for months, with the main subject being the European Green Deal (EGD) and the import of grain from Ukraine....

Eggscape from Cages: Polish Consumers Drive Shift in Hen Farming Practices

For ten years now, there's been a steady increase in the share of alternative methods of laying hens' farming. From these systems, every third...

Poland, Ukraine Discuss Agri-Food Trade Amid EU Negotiations

There are currently a number of bilateral discussions ongoing between Poland and Ukraine. The conversations have been taking place between the Minister of Agriculture...

Chocoflation: Chocolate Prices Set to Rise as Cocoa Shortage Continues

For the third consecutive year, cocoa production is less significant than demand - why is it not growing and how will it (and in...

Easter feast gets cheaper, but higher VAT looms for Easter Monday

For the first time in 3 years, food is cheaper this Easter than it was a year earlier. The basket of the 10 most...

Farmers vs Green Deal. Is there a chance for agreement?

The elements of the European Green Deal that directly concern agriculture and, more precisely, production technology, have caused the greatest concerns among farmers. There...

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