Why are vegan products often more expensive than meat?

Meat substitute products in a “vegan butcher” The alternatives are still often significantly more expensive than their conventional models. (Photo: Reuters) Düsseldorf Juicy burgers, crispy … Read more

Strong nerves are required when investing in coffee

Freshly harvested Arabica coffee beans from Brazil The South American country exports more than a third of all coffee worldwide. (Photo: AFP / Getty Images) … Read more

EU agricultural policy: 387 billion for strategy from the previous millennium

FIt was a long night for Julia Klöckner. The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Consumer Protection led the almost two-day negotiations on a reform of … Read more

Tönnies has to close the slaughterhouse – and defends himself in court

Tönnie’s plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück It is not the first time that the authorities have shut down an operation of the slaughterhouse. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf Tönnies … Read more

Tönnies is planning a large slaughterhouse in Spain

Logo from Tönnies Europe’s largest pig butcher is planning a slaughterhouse in Spain. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf Germany’s largest pig slaughterer is apparently pushing ahead with … Read more

New panel of experts meets on agriculture of the future

Berlin What should agriculture look like in the future? In order to be able to provide an answer to this question, the Federal Cabinet decided … Read more

Bayer makes a loss of 9.5 billion euros in the second quarter

Bayer plant in Leverkusen Operating profit before special items (Ebitda) rose thanks to growth in the agricultural business. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt, Leverkusen Have provisions for … Read more