Consorzi Agrari d’Italia, Società Italiana Sementi (SIS) and IBF Servizi have put forward a strategy that could increase Italian wheat production by 12%, with a 9% saving for farmers compared to traditional farming costs. After a year of experimenting with new technical solutions, the results are encouraging.Read more
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From June 23 to 29 the first edition of the Peanut and Pop Corn Festival will liven up the streets of Mezzogoro, a district of the Emilian municipality of Codigoro (Ferrara, Italy). It is a 7-day festival, full of events and attractions, dedicated to the rebirth of the production of 100% Made in Italy peanuts. The commitment of S.I.S., Bonifiche Ferraresi, Noberasco and Coldiretti, the companies that were the first to believe in this recovery project, has created a short and certified supply chain of autochthonous varieties.Read more
In this video we give a brief demonstration of how the OPARTS e-commerce portal is intuitive and easy-to-use. Just a few clicks: choose the spare parts you need, order them and receive confirmation with the full offer of prices and shipping costs. The interactive catalogues include over 20,000 articles divided by category, code and description of each detail. Register now, there’s a MY OPARTS reserved area where you can see all your online purchases history. That’s convenient, isn’t it?
The first machines for the installation of the mill for the processing of grain with stone grinding have been delivered. BioStoneMill, donated by Ocrim to the Agropolis non-profit social cooperative of Cremona, adds another piece to the realization of the “Agro per Agro” project which, upon imminent completion, will give life to a short and sustainable supply chain from organic wheat to social bread and other high-quality baked products. Around the Cascina Marasco agricultural social cooperative, 26 hectares of land have been sown with a cultivation method based on the concept
of agrobiodiversity using evolutionary wheat populations. The experimental agricultural project is supervised by the agronomist researcher Franco Bazzani with the supervision of profs. Salvatore Ceccarelli and Stefania Grando, internationally renowned agricultural geneticists/plant breeders. In
the meantime, at Cascina Marasco, where bread is already made, young people in conditions of social disadvantage have been hired, enthusiastic to know all the secrets of producing good and healthy bread.
The new industrial plants of the Ferrara-based company L’Erba del Persico have been inaugurated. The production capacity will be doubled, offering excellent, certified and traceable fodder. Thanks to investments made by the BF S.p.A. Group, the L’Erba del Persico aims to become a leading global player in the fodder market.Read more
From next autumn, our historic International Milling Technology School will resume its activities. We are working hard to meet all the numerous requests from all over the world. This year, students will have the privilege of experiencing the high technology of the Milling Hub complex which, for the occasion, will serve both as a milling plant and milling school throughout the courses. A unique opportunity for a full immersion in innovation.Read more
The product range of Le Stagioni d’Italia has been expanded to include a new outstanding product from Italy’s agri-food supply chain. The brand, which is part of the BF Group, has successfully entered the market of frozen food with a pizza made with ancient Senatore Cappelli wheat. After being previewed at the recently International Food Exhibition “Cibus” held in Parma, it is now available on the shelves of the main large-scale retail chains.Read more