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Wine And Sugar – Ministers Facing Up To Changes

  • July 20th, 2007
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-flag-reduced-larger13.pngChanging over from former subsidies regimes to global competition is not plain sailing. … Read More »

Different Signals From The Vineyards And Wineries In France

  • June 19th, 2007
  • Posted by EUEditor

grapes.jpgWine industry leaders in France say they have started making a come-back while farmers in some parts of the country say they’re in serious difficulty and need special help.

Professionals in the wine business have been pronounced “more serene” attending this year’s international wine exhibition at Bordeaux (Vinexpo, 17-21.6.07). … Read More »

Australia and European Union Agree On Wine !!

  • June 7th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

grange.jpgThe new at-long-last Australia-EU wine agreement initialled yesterday (5.6.07) in Canberra has been welcomed by both sides for protecting their turf and permitting innovation.

A negotiation carried out over several years survived intense lobbying on several fronts by European industry interests — themselves facing extensive restructuring in a bid to recover market position from the “New World”. … Read More »

Move On Wine – July 4

  • April 27th, 2007
  • Posted by EUEditor

wine-pic-102.jpgThe European Agriculture Commissioner, Mariann Fischer Boel, has promised to make public plans for a sweeping reform of the wine industry on 4 July. … Read More »

Last of the Butter Mountain

  • March 30th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

catle-in-field-small.jpgThe European union has demolished its famous butter mountain, a distinctive part of the stockpile of unsold, subsidised farm products which for decades caused trouble between Europe and its trading competitors, especially Australia. … Read More »

Moving Ahead On New-look, Still-costly Farming

  • March 30th, 2007
  • Posted by 7thmin

belgium-fram-reduced.jpgPlans for moving out of production-based agricultural support to direct payments and regional development schemes have been taken one step further – amid evidence of strong public support. … Read More »

Gourmet Pressure on India

  • March 4th, 2007
  • Posted by EUA Editor

supermarket-display-250.jpgThe latest installment in the European trade-and-commerce courtship of India is a large-scale mission to promote high quality food items. … Read More »

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