the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark has unveiled its national action plan for plant-based foods.

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Politics & Law

Danish Government’s Plant Fund Reports “Great Interest” With Over 100 Applications

At the end of 2021, the Danish government announced the launch of a 675 million DKK (€90 million) Plant Fund dedicated to plant-based development and promotion. After applications for the first round of grants closed on August 31 of this year, the Plant Fund has reported “great interest”, with 101 submissions received. Applicants requested a total of over 207 million DKK (€27.76 million); however, only 58.2 million DKK (€8.38 million) has been allocated for this year. Consequently, the Plant Fund will prioritise projects related to developing demand promotion, specifically those that: Increase the amount of plant-based food prepared in commercial kitchens and food service outlets Increase private consumption of plant-based food Increase export demand for Danish plant-based foods. However, other projects may still be able …