Saturday, 17 February 2018

Food Prices Grow Substantially

ZAGREB, February 17, 2018 - Croatian agricultural producer prices increased by 9.7% in the last quarter of 2017 compared with the same period of 2016, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (DZS) show.

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Farmers to Receive Grants Worth Billion Kuna Next Week

ZAGREB, February 15, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said at a government session on Thursday that the Agriculture Ministry and the Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development would start paying, as of next week, an additional one billion kuna to 100,000 farms, as an efficient way of managing farm grants with which he expected farmers to be satisfied.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Croats Spending Just 23 Euro on Ecological Products

ZAGREB, February 14, 2018 - Croatia spends 23 euro on ecological products per capita whereas the EU average is 47 euro, and as the EU and global markets for ecological products are continuing to grow, Croatian producers also have an opportunity for growth, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) said at the opening of the BioFach fair in Nuremberg, Germany.

Friday, 2 February 2018

Parliament Rejects Total Ban on GMO Products

ZAGREB, February 2, 2018 - The Croatian Parliament on Friday amended the Environmental Protection Act, under which public institutions that manage national and nature parks will have to pay three percent of revenues from tickets and vignettes sold into the state budget.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Farmers Demand Resignation of Agrokor's Administrator

ZAGREB, February 1, 2018 - The head of the Croatian Farmers' Association, Tihomir Jaić, on Thursday called on the government-appointed emergency administrator in the ailing Agrokor food conglomerate, Ante Ramljak, to step down and urged Prime Minister Andrej Plenković to dismiss Ramljak if he did not resign of his own accord.

Friday, 26 January 2018

MPs Call for Ban on GMO Cultivation in Croatia

ZAGREB, January 26, 2018 - Croatian lawmakers, discussing proposed amendments to the Genetically Modified Organisms Act in Parliament on Friday, called for a ban on GMO cultivation in Croatia.

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Small Family Farms to Be Protected from Enforcement Procedure

ZAGREB, January 24, 2018 - The government sent the Law on Family Farms to parliament for a second reading on Wednesday, and Agriculture Minister Tomislav Tolušić said that family farms would finally have a law specifically designed for them, like companies, small businesses or cooperatives, and would be protected against enforcement action.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Family Escapes Urban Stress, Launches Successful Egg Production Business

The family escaped Zagreb’s more stressful energy but now wants to conquer it with organic eggs.

Monday, 22 January 2018

Mass Imports Destroying Croatian Agriculture

The value of imported meat in the first ten months of 2017 was higher by almost 40 million euro compared to last year.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Warm Winter Destroying Kulen and Other Meat Delicacies

Due to high temperatures, kulen and sausages from small producers will be in short supply this year.

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