December 19, 2018

Module 1 Introduction

About this course

The development of this course reflects the need to train European egg SMEs to innovate and compete effectively, both with foreign imports and domestic challenges such as rising animal feed prices.

Eggs are a staple food and are consumed throughout Europe, giving rise to a large & important market but the industry is under pressure with changing market structures and global competition have provoked a relative decline in the poultry industry, with production having peaked in 2004. This decline most affects small and medium producers and processors, which in turn affects others in the supply chain.

By the end of this INTRODUCTORY MODULE, you will understand