World Farmers Markets Coalition (WorldFMC)

World Farmers Markets Coalition (WorldFMC)

The Malta Food Agency is in the process of becoming a member of the World Farmers Markets Coalition (WorldFMC), a non-profit organisation headquartered in Rome. The coalition represents over 70 associations across 50 countries, comprising 20,000 farmers markets, 200,000 farming families, and over 300 million consumers. It aims to foster a global community of farmers markets by sharing best practices, defending endangered markets, and advocating for the benefits of local produce.

The WorldFMC serves as a voice for farmers, producers, and communities involved in farmers markets worldwide.

Expression of Interest for Hosting of Vending Machines at Pitkalija


Malta Food Agency – MFA/03/2024
The Chief Executive Officer, Malta Food Agency, notifies that tenders will be received till 12.00 noon of Friday 31st May 2024.

All tenders must be received by date and time indicated and deposited in the tender box at the
Malta Food Agency’s at Ta’Qali Fruit & Vegetables Market Pitkali Road Ta’ Qali, L/O Attard ATD4000.
Tender documents can be collected free of charge from Malta Food Agency’s Customer Care Section
at Ta’Qali Fruit & Vegetables Market Pitkali Road Ta’ Qali, L/O Attard ATD4000.
Email: [email protected]

Barra minn Xtutna

Barra minn Xtutna

The Malta Food Agency has a new initiative with the aim of building partnerships in the global market to increasing the presence of local products, and improve access to international markets for artisanal food producers.

If you feel that you have good products for export, please contact the Malta Food Agency at [email protected]
Alternatively, complete this form, and we will contact you.

Training session on project development and EU funding applications

Training session

We attended a training session on project development and EU funding applications organised by Servizzi Ewropej f’Malta (SEM) in collaboration with Public Services (IPS). This activity helped participants familiarise themselves with matters pertaining to fund applications. These efforts continue to strengthen the possibility of securing funds that could prove beneficial for the local producer.

EXCEL4MED 2nd meeting


The second consortium meeting of the EXCEL4MED project was held from 25 to 26 January, at the Malta Chamber of Commerce was a success! Malta Food Agency together will all the partners of the project form Greece, Malta and France discussed the milestones reached in 2023 and looked into the new objectives for 2024 with excitement. A big thank you to all project partners for their active participation – it was a great time catching up. Looking forward to the next steps in the project!


Leave No One Behind

Leave No One Behind

The Malta Fooda Agency presented the book “Leave No One Behind” to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Angelo Farrugia.

A book being published by the Malta Food Agency to commemorate World Food Day.
The book gathers information about the work carried out by the agency, the activities we organised to commemorate World Food Day, as well as a collection of speeches and contributions from various speakers, Maltese and foreign, who had participated in a conference in the Parliament of Malta on 14 October 2023.

Discussions with the International Olive Council

Discussions with Olive Council

We engaged in fruitful discussions with representatives from the International Olive Council and an industry expert, alongside the Co-operative of Olive Producers. These conversations are part of our ongoing efforts to enhance collaboration and add greater value to our country’s olive sector.

Excel4Med at Farmers Market Ta’ Qali!


Thank you for joining us at the Farmers Market! Where information was shared about Excel4Med, a project focused on the production of nutritious food products and the valorization of food industrial side-streams. We thank everyone who attended, as well as the farmers for providing fresh, local oranges and pomegranates. Thanks also goes to The Malta Chamber for their participation.

Pitkalija Outlet Project – call for VOs to manage outlet

Pitkalija Outlet Project

MCVS is collaborating with the Malta Food Agency and Aġenzija Sapport to offer a new business opportunity to a voluntary organisation/s. The venture involves managing a commercial outlet at the Pitkalija market to sell unsold produce to domestic buyers.
Interested? More information and to register for an info meeting click here.
Deadline to express your interest is Friday 17th November at noon. In case of any queries contact [email protected].