Versatile meals security bylaws are making it simpler for small-scale producers in Serbia to promote their merchandise in formal markets.
These guidelines, consistent with EU meals security and high quality requirements, embody derogations for conventional merchandise primarily based on native fruits, greens and contemporary herbs. They add to earlier measures developed for Serbian meat and dairy.
They imply small-scale producers and processors can proceed following conventional manufacturing strategies so long as the meals is protected and procedures round hygiene are adopted.
FAO, the European Financial institution for Reconstruction and Growth (EBRD) and Serbian Authorities held an internet roundtable with Serbian agricultural producers, meals distributors, representatives from producer organizations and shopper teams on what the principles entail for on-farm and small-capacity processors on World Meals Security Day.
1000’s of small companies
Nenad Vujović, Serbia’s assistant minister for inspection, stated the bylaws are a chance for the nation’s producers to compete on