Non-food outlets in agriculture
Fuels, textiles, cosmetics, plastics… farmers can envision new promising perspectives. These non-food outlets make it possible to reconcile producers' needs for profitability with society's environmental requirements and consumer expectations. Experiences and testimonies.
FNSEA document (.pdf of 1.45 MB) about these new agricultural markets:
- Biofuels of course. By the way: pity that these are official biofuels like ethanol or diester)
- Biodegradable plastics
- Natural solvents (castor oil)
- Textiles and natural materials (linen and hemp for eco-construction)
- Aromatic and medicinal plants (lavender)