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New certificate QS-coordinator for AGRIDESK

Hereby I am happy to inform you that we successfully passed the QS coordinator audit; again with the best possible score. Producers of fruits and vegetables with a GlobalGAP-certificate that need a so-called Bundler or QS-coordinator, please send me an email. We have clients from Spain, Belgium, Holland, so distance does not play a role [...]

2020-07-27T14:19:21+02:00Agriculture, QS|

Spanish GHG emissions from the agricultural sector fell by 1.4% in 2019

Preliminary data sent by the Spanish Government to Brussels show that national gross CO2 equivalent emissions were 6.2% less than in 2018. Emissions from crops fell by 1.4%, while those from livestock farming did by 0.4%. The Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge has published the Advance Inventory of GHG (greenhouse gases) Emissions for [...]

2020-07-27T13:40:38+02:00Agriculture, Climate change, Spain|

Spain: The agro food sector, one of the least affected by coronavirus lockdown

The balance of the crisis for the food sector has been relatively positive although Spain has been one of the countries worst affected by the pandemic. Food manufacture, a key industry for the supply of the population, had to face, together with the logistics and distribution sectors, an unusual increase in demand during the first [...]

2020-07-27T13:36:56+02:00Agriculture, Covid-19, Spain|

Spain relies on European funds to adapt agriculture to climate change

The impact of global warming on the Iberian Peninsula is undeniable. According to different studies, by the end of the century, the proportion of warm days is expected to increase by up to 50%, especially in the inland and east of the country, and in the short term, average sea levels will rise by between [...]

2020-06-12T08:45:14+02:00Agriculture, Climate change, Spain|

Extension of the eligibility of delivery of all QS-certified sites

 Due to the current spread of the coronavirus, the eligibility of delivery of all QS-certified sites (incl. QS-GAP) will be extended by two months (changeover in the QS database on March 26th, 2020). This procedure has been approved by the QS advisory boards. According to the extended QS eligibility of delivery, necessary QS audits can [...]

2020-03-28T16:50:28+01:00Agriculture, Food industry, QS|