EC Extends Compensation for Fruit, Vegetables Sector over Russian Embargo

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Sofia, August 27 (BTA) – The State Fund Agriculture said on Thursday that the European Commission has extended compensation for fruit and vegetables farmers after Russia extended ban on EU imports until July 2016.
The measures consist of withdrawing produce from the market for free distribution to charitable and non-profit organizations, schools, kindergartens, school camps, hospitals, retirement homes, prisons and for animal feed, and of non-harvesting of vegetables and fruits. More…