EU: Agriculture ministers discuss protein strategy

Regulation & Compliances
Innovation & Technology
Published Apr 19, 2024

Tridge summary

At the Informal Council of EU Agriculture Ministers in Genk, Belgium, discussions centered on the strategic significance of proteins for European, national, and regional strategies. The preliminary conclusions underscored the necessity for the EU to achieve strategic autonomy in protein production, diversify protein sources, and bolster European production to ensure viable markets for both vegetable and animal proteins. Emphasis was placed on the pivotal role of research and innovation, along with support for the development of vegetable protein cultivation, to enhance the EU's independence in this critical sector.
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Original content

During the Informal Council of EU Agriculture Ministers, held in Genk (Belgium) last week, the importance of food and its strategic role was discussed, with proteins being a crucial part of it. This informal meeting contributed knowledge and contributions to future European, national and regional strategies in the field of food and proteins. The preliminary conclusions of the meeting were as follows: ensuring strategic autonomy in protein production is essential and measures should be taken to increase the EU's independence in this sector; it will be necessary to diversify protein sources, promote production in Europe and obtain more value from derivatives; the challenges will have to be faced in a transversal and intersectoral way, from producers to consumers; whether it is the production of vegetable or animal proteins, it will also be crucial to ensure that European protein production sectors can benefit from commercially viable markets for their products; research and ...
Source: 3tres3
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