€27.6 million EU support for the promotion of agricultural products
The Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland has been awarded €207,365 for the promotion of Farm Quality Assured beef mince in Northern Ireland under the European Commission’s latest round of EU support for the promotion of agricultural products. In total, the European Commission has approved 31 programmes in 19 Member States (Belgium, France, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom) to provide information on and to promote agricultural products in the European Union. The total budget of the programmes running between one and three years is €55.3 million of which the EU will contribute half. The selected programmes cover organic products, agricultural quality products (PDO, PGI, TSG), dairy products, meat, wine, fruit and vegetables, plants, honey and potatoes.