France: Government invests 100 million for its fruit and vegetable sovereignty

As part of the fruit and vegetable sovereignty plan and France 2030, Marc Fesneau, Minister of Agriculture and Food Sovereignty, together with Bruno Bonnell, Secretary General for Investments in charge of France 2030 (public investment plan for the ecological and digital transition ), launched an appeal for an expression of interest on innovative agricultural equipment dedicated to the fruit and vegetable sector in France and abroad.

To meet its ambitions in terms of food sovereignty, the government supports and accompanies investments in innovative and suitable equipment, materials, and solutions for fruit and vegetable producers.

"With 2.3 billion euros, France 2030 is investing in innovation, scientific research, industrialization, and expertise to support stakeholders in launching the third agricultural revolution for healthy, sustainable, and traceable food, to strengthen the agricultural and food sectors in territories and thus increase the production capacity and diversification of crops", reads a note from the Ministry of Agriculture.

Launched as part of France 2030, this support mechanism for the deployment of innovative agricultural equipment for the fresh or processed fruit and vegetable sector is funded with 100 million euros and covers, in addition to agricultural equipment, investments in greenhouses and cold storage shelters or greenhouses carbon-free and, in particular, more resilient tree plants.


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