In 2020, the ‘From farm to fork’ strategy was unveiled by the European Commission as part of the European Green Deal, a collection of policy initiatives that aim to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050. The strategy takes a comprehensive approach to the obstacles facing sustainable food systems and acknowledges the inseparable connections between the well-being of individuals, societies, and the planet.
The strategy’s primary objectives include:
The strategy foresees a number of initiatives and legislative proposals, among others, on:
A more sustainable food system will also help protect Europe’s nature and biodiversity. The ‘farm to fork’ strategy is aligned with the 2030 EU biodiversity strategy.