Ministry of Agriculture

Price for pork 15 pct higher than compared to 2018 (association)

The price to acquire pork, the main raw material for producing Sibiu Salami, has grown by 15 pct over the last year, but the price for the final product registered an advance of under 10 pct, stated, on Friday, Carmen Gavrilescu, chair of the Association of Sibiu Salami Producers (APSS) in a press conference at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR).

French Ambassador to Romania invites Romanian authorities and breeders at Indagra Fair's French Pavilion

The French Ambassador to Romania, Michele Ramis, invites the Romanian authorities and breeders to the French Pavilion at the 2019 Indagra fair to discuss with French specialists in genetics, France being an important source of world-known breeds, also holding the world's largest cattle livestock in Europe. "The livestock breeding sector is a priority sector this year, as well.

President Iohannis says Romania can progress significantly by improving use of European agriculture funds

Romania can make significant progress through better use of European funds for agriculture, President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday at the opening of the INDAGRA International Trade Fair in Bucharest. "I believe that Romania can make significant progress through better use of European funds for agriculture, of which it has attracted only a little more than half so far.

Japan Lifted the Temporary Ban on the Import of Bulgarian Poultry Meat

Japan has lifted the temporary ban on the import of Bulgarian poultry meat, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) reports.

Imports of poultry meat and meat products are now authorized.

The ban was imposed at the end of 2017 due to the worsening epizootic situation in relation to the disease Highly pathogenic avian influenza in Bulgaria. 

Sibiu teleme cheese receives protected geographical indication in EU

Telemea de Sibiu, teleme cheese a la Sibiu, has become the seventh Romanian product to have its name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (PGI) of the European Union, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR) reported on Wednesday.

PM Dancila: Current Gov't has supported Agriculture through all the levers available

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday that the current Government has understood the essential role of Agriculture and the importance of the development of the Romanian village and has supported this sector through all the levers available.