LEAF Marque Summit Points Way Forward for Sustainable Farming

March 27, 2018

The importance of assurance systems in delivering meaningful improvements for farmers and the environment, the positive impact of the LEAF Marque and the need for the supply chain to better communicate to consumers what sustainable farming is all about. These were the key messages from the LEAF Marque Summit which took place on the 22nd March 2018. Read more …

LEAF Marque Goes from Strength to Strength

March 22, 2018

At a time when consumers, the food and farming industry and government, both at home and abroad, are focusing more than ever on environmental issues, LEAF’s latest Global Impacts Report has once again revealed the substantial progress being made in delivering more sustainable farming through LEAF Marque certification. Read more …

EPRUMA shows progress in delivering commitments to the responsible use of veterinary medicines

Brussels, 14 December 2017:

EPRUMA recently presented ongoing activities to promote the responsible use of veterinary medicines at the European Parliament in Brussels. In a meeting hosted by Françoise Grossetête, a leading member of the European Parliament in animal health matters, EPRUMA emphasised … read more

Fertilizers Europe’s reaction to the vote of the European Parliament on the fertilizer Regulation


Brussels, 24 October 2017


European Parliament goes down the wrong path
On 24 October 2017, the European Parliament adopted the compromise put forward by the S&D and ALDE groups, which sets an impossible reduction plan for cadmium in phosphorus fertilizers.
“The European Parliament decided to move away from the Commission proposal, but by far not as much as fertilizer manufacturers were calling for. By doing so, the European Parliament puts the continued production of phosphate fertilizers and global competitiveness of European farmers at stake … (Read More)

LEAF announce education and public engagement appointment

LEAF announces the appointment of Carl Edwards as its new Director, Education and Public Engagement.  Carl will plan, lead and execute LEAF’s ambitious education and public engagement strategy that will drive forward public understanding and demand for more sustainable food and farming and enable schools to enrich their curriculum. Read more …


Brussels, 28th July 2017

In July, the consortium Water2REturn coordinated by BIOAZUL launched a new project that will demonstrate the technological and economic viability of recovering and recycling nutrients from slaughterhouse residues, transforming them in to high value products with a wide range of agricultural applications.

In an increasingly robust EU circular economy, nutrients and bio-stimulants coming from livestock represent a significant added value; W2R is an initiative which aims to promote the use of nitrate and phosphate compounds recovered from the livestock value chain as organic fertiliser. Read more: