In Sardinia, crowds gather in the squares to protest against the general crisis of the sheep and goats rearing sector. To this regard, the Italian Farmers Association, along with a delegation of farmers from Sardinia chose to start talks and negotiations with institutions: the main goal is still rescuing around
According to Coldiretti, the situation being experienced by the dairy sheep and goat sector in Sardinia is serious, with sheep milk fetching less than 60 cents per litre. Coldiretti has expressed its intention to organize a demonstration, driven by what has been defined as the 'bluff' of sheep milk overproduction.
A short but fruitful stay for President of China in Sardinia last November 16th, for what was supposed to be just a staging area but ended up being a non-official meeting with Italian premier Matteo Renzi. An informal yet important vis-à-vis between the two political leaders. Chinese president’s presence in Sardinia
97% of Pecorino Romano PDO is produced in Sardinia in Macomer, the province of Nuoro. However, it seems that on the other side of the Tyrrhenian Sea there is a desire for change and to return production to Lazio – 'return' because apparently the production premises was previously in Rome.
Sardinia is truly unique, even from a genetic point of view. It is the true land of centenarians. This is partly due to the islanders' healthy diet in which sheep play a major part – from quality meat to dairy products rich in organoleptic properties. It is a well-known fact
Alimenta: a joint-venture with Blue River Dairy to consolidate itself in the Chinese sheep and goat milk market
Sardinian products and ingredients made from sheep and goats are increasingly present in China. What is more, the agreement signed between Alimenta and Blue River Dairy, a well-established Chinese manufacturer from the sheep and goat infant formula sector, represents another important step in reinforcing the Sardinian company in Asia's biggest market. The objective of
Villanovafranca in the province of Cagliari has recently been home to the world premiere trial of a digital milk meter. The function of a digital milk meter is to measure milked sheep milk and analyse its fat content. This experiment was started on the initiative of the Regional Farmers’ Association of Sardinia (ARA
Triggered by the 30% cut in sheep milk prices compared to the previous year, on June 19 this year thousands of Sardinian shepherds along with their sheep and tractors mobilised themselves to defend their work, animals, cattle sheds and pastures which have been looked after by generations of people exposed
On March 6 of this year the 'Sardinia Blue Zone' observatory for longevity was officially founded. Its tasks include researching into and monitoring the reasons behind this sort of elixir of long life, which can perhaps be found in the air and typical diet of the island. It will also occupy
Pastures in Italy occupy an area of 4.7 million hectares. More than a quarter of this area is in Sardinia which has 1,212,000 hectares – 60% of the island's surface. These pastures are of considerable value as they enjoy a high level of biodiversity and are an integral part of