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Growing Spelt and Ensuring a Market

{Tool} Growing Spelt and Ensuring a Market. Creator(s): Sellars, Anna. Issuing Organisation(s): Organic Research Centre. CERERE Practice abstract. (2018)

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Provides information on alternative sales and risk management strategies that should enable producers to see opportunities in entering into the spelt market.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:While market interest for spelt has been increasing over the last few years, challenges in meeting food grade, or a consistent and growing supply to keep up with demand is a large risk for cereal producers; as a result, the risks of diversifying into spelt are often considered greater than the potential returns for farmers.
What solution does the tool offer?:Adapting or innovating sales arrangements have proved successful in finding a route to market for other niche cereals that would not have been considered viable in conventional circumstances; these are transferable to the spelt market also.
Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Practice abstracts
Theme:Crop specific
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Food systems > Markets and trade
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Environmental aspects > Landscape and recreation
Research affiliation: European Union
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727848
Related Links:http://cerere2020.eu/booklets-and-factsheets/
Deposited By: Padel, Dr Susanne
ID Code:35241
Deposited On:02 Apr 2019 14:44
Last Modified:02 Apr 2019 14:44
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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