The orchard areas in the country for the period 2007 to mid 2017 increased threefold to 678,207 acres, compared to 283,610 decares ten years ago. This shows the latest data on the structure of the fruit plantations in Bulgaria presented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, writes sinor.bg. The survey is conducted every five years in the Member States of the European Union.
World food prices slipped in September from the month before, with only sugar posting a rise, the United Nations food agency said on Oct. 4.
The head of a leading Turkish agriculture association has voiced concerns about the government’s plan to privatize sugar factories, noting that sugar is a strategically crucial product.
Considering that overeating, lack of physical activity and cigarettes are the most unhealthy habits, most people associate their new-year resolutions with them. However, the authors of a new US study found that the use of smartphones before falling asleep is one of the most unfavorable health hazards, writes Daily Express, quoted by BTA.