Agricultural land under organic cultivation is virtually non-existent in Romania

Given the growth of the specialised international organic market, there have been discussions about the performance of European countries in the organic farming sector. In this […]

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Establishment of a single electronic register

Food quality in the European Union is promoted by policies focused on providing consumers with the best information on the ingredients and manufacturing methods used, as […]

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The project regarding intermodal transport between the airport in Cluj and the national company CFR SA

Avram Iancu airport in Cluj-Napoca is the second busiest in terms of passenger flow, after ‘Henri Coandă’ airport in Bucharest, achieving a record of 2.69 million passengers […]

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Romania, the country with the highest income inequality in the European Union

According to the National Institute of Statistics (INS), in 2015 Romania had the highest income inequality in the European Union. In Romania, income inequality is above […]

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Romania imports huge quantities of food, despite its huge agricultural potential

In spite of Romania’s high agricultural potential, our country has one of the lowest performing food sectors in Europe. This is extremely visible recently, in the […]

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Low level of capitalisation in agriculture

Romania is in last but one place in the European Union as regards capitalisation of agricultural holdings. One of the causes of this low level of […]

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Lack of processing units in Romania

Farmers could get their products to market more easily, in particular to supermarkets, if they joined forces and considered processing. In practice, by forming cooperatives, farmers […]

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InfoCons mobile app

The Romanian consumer association InfoCons has launched a mobile app for consumers to check information about products they have purchased by simply scanning a barcode. Products […]

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Large-scale imports of raw milk

According to data published by the National Statistics Office (INS), Romania imported 17 083 tonnes of raw milk in January 2018, equivalent to a rise of 17.2% […]

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Romania is facing a lack of skilled workers

Romania is facing a lack of skilled workers. Statistically speaking, 75% of Romanian employers have difficulties filling vacancies because they cannot find workers with specialist skills, […]

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How thermal spring water is going down the drain, and millions of lei with it, owing to a lack of interest

In theory, Romania has great potential to generate geothermal energy, being the third most abundant country in Europe in this respect, after Greece and Italy. In […]

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Situation of EU citizens living in the UK

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has published an open letter addressed directly to European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom in which she sought […]

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Adoption in Romania

Although many children in Romania are still living in institutions, the number of adoptions remains low despite efforts to make legislation in this area more flexible. […]

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Food safety should be a priority for all Member States

The EU food market is extremely diverse, which is good for purchasers, giving them the widest possible choice of products, the big drawback being that they […]

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Risk of dangerous infections due to the constant use of antibiotics in animals

World Health Organisation representatives have drawn attention to the risks arising from the use of antibiotics for growth promotion and disease prevention in animals. This practice […]

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Food fraud

Food fraud generates incalculable damage, both financial and in terms of food quality standards. The financial costs range between USD 10 and 15 billion a year, and may […]

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