EU: Farming subsidies down, profits up - Brussels study
Cutting the link between EU aid to farmers and the level of production would lead to a 3% decline in beef production but a 7% rise in prices so that producers' revenues would rise by 4%, according to four independent studies prepared for the European Commission. This "de-coupling," which is at the heart of Brussels' proposed reforms for the Common Agricultural Policy, has come under attack by France and others for threatening farmers' income but the Commission insisted that the net effect would be "positive" in the beef sector and have only minimal effects in arable crops.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Unilever 2016 investor day - the top takeaways
- Have food promotions reached tipping point?
- The key questions for digital strategists in 2017
- How Tyson's new CEO plans to grow the meat group
- Mondelez goes beyond certified cocoa - analysis
- Nestle unveils process to cut sugar by 40%
- Unilever sets new margin target with help from ZBB
- Unilever focuses on "value" of spreads arm
- Amnesty - Global brands profit from labour abuses
- McCormick to buy flavours business Enrico Giotti