In this business year in Austria grain was cultivated on a significantly smaller area than before. Extreme weather conditions like the early winter 2016, a very dry spring and a hot summer led to tremendous reduction of revenues. At least for rye Austria is not capable of being self-sufficient but has to import from other countries.
Vendors of grain products are now in charge of accordingly declaring the origin of their goods correctly and assure the authenticity of popular “Austrian” or “local” products respectively.
It is of huge importance that the customer can rely on the fact that products labelled as Austrian are really cultivated in Austria.
With the reference sample system (RSS) offered by Imprint Analytics it is possible to quickly get an analytical and independent testing of origin by sample comparison in order to discover or even prevent any attempts of manipulation or misdeclaration of products.
Source: orf.at, 29.09.2017