The Market Potential of Protein Crops


In recent years, there has been tremendous growth in Europe’s plant-based food sector. This growth has been mirrored by the Smart Protein project, in which partners from all over Europe have been working together to develop alternative-protein ingredients and products that have a positive impact on the environment.

Download below leaflets summarizing the best agricultural practices and production systems for each one of the four Smart Protein crops (chickpeas, fava beans, lentils, quinoa). These leaflets include guidelines on the varieties which farmers can use as well as the best regenerative organic production techniques that have been validated in their region.