Short Food Supply Chains

Food safety requirements in case of short food supply chain

It can be stated according to the relevant literature that the health related characteristics of the food products and the ethical values relating to the sustainable development and consumption gains on a growing importance among the preferences of the consumers. The article introduce the different possible types of Short Food Supply Chains, the various food safety requirements relating to them and the opinion of some relevant conventional and organic farmers about the prevailing of rules.

Marketing opportunities of the Hungarian organic producers

The improvement of the organic farming is a basic aim of the national agricultural policy for years. The new CAP 2014-2020 also strengthen the central role of organic agriculture in the fight against climate change, the protection of the environment and the preservation of biodiversity. The organic farms are usually small scale enterprises so their development also relating to the improvement of the Short Food Supply Chains which is supported in the frame of the Rural Development Programme.