Project details

Regional Processing and Marketing of Meat in the Districts Gießen and Marburg-Biedenkopf

the study aimed at analysing the status quo of and the perspectives for regional meat processing and marketing activities in the two districts and Central Hesse as well as at identifying questions and topics for future projects. Central elements of the study were expert interviews with the main stakeholders in the fields of agriculture, meat processing, marketing and administration.

For further information on the project (only available in German) please refer to the following article:  „Lassen sich regionale Verarbeitungsstrukturen noch erhalten?“ in LandInForm Spezial 05/2015 „Wertschöpfungskette Fleisch“, S. 11-13. Available online:

Project no.: 



Research | Regional development |


Administrative Districts Gießen and Marburg-Biedenkopf

Executing Organization: 

Institut für Ländliche Strukturforschung e.V.



Contact person/s at IfLS: 

Dr. Ulrich Gehrlein