About FruitVegetablesEUROPE

About FruitVegetablesEUROPE 

Founded more than 60 years ago, FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL) is the European Association representing the EU Fruit and Vegetables production and trade at European level .

 

Based in Brussels, FruitVegetablesEUROPE acts as a liaison between the sectoral and regional stakeholders and the policy makers at the European Institutions, giving a voice to the European Fruit and Vegetables production and trade.

FruitVegetablesEUROPE's mission is to represent, defend and promote the Fruit and Vegetables produced in the EU.

Over the years, FruitVegetablesEUROPE has become a major actor in the sector and cooperates on a regular basis with the European Institutions, International Organisations (such as OECD, UNECE and CODEX Alimentarius) and other relevant European associations.

 

FruitVegetablesEUROPE actively participates in expert and advisory groups, takes part in consultations and provides feedback and opinions on diverse issues.

FruitVegetablesEUROPE acts on an international level, complementing the efforts and actions taken at national level by its Members, with the aim of serving the interests of the EU Fruit and Vegetable production and trade, striving to create a level playing field and ensuring fairer conditions for EU producers and traders.

FruitVegetablesEUROPE members are National and Regional Federations/Associations (mainly PO and APO) and companies from the main European fruit and vegetables producing countries (France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain).

FruitVegetablesEUROPE

at a glance​

What we do

 
  • Monitor and analyse policy and trade developments in the fruit and vegetables sector.

  • Inform and alert our members on relevant issues. 

  • Coordinate our members' positions and actions.

  • Represent, defend and promote our members' interests before policy makers and other associations.

  • Facilitate networking and professional contacts amongst the different stakeholders of the sector.

  • Provide tailored products and services to respond to our members' needs (specific questions, bilateral meetings with EU Institutions, etc...).

 

"We represent, defend and promote  fruit and vegetables produced in the EU"

OUR MISSION 

FruitVegetablesEUROPE’s mission is to represent, defend and promote the Fruits and Vegetables produced in the EU.

FruitVegetablesEUROPE acts on an international level, complementing the efforts and actions taken at national level by its members, with the aim of serving the interests of the EU producers and exporters, striving to create a level playing field and ensuring fairer conditions for EU producers and traders.

Our GUIDING PRINCIPLES 

  • Promoting EU fruit and vegetables in the internal market and third countries.

  • Improving the competitiveness of EU fruit and vegetables production and trade.

  • Pleading for a fairer, simpler, competitive, market oriented and targeted CAP for the future.

  • Defending free competition in the Internal Market.

  • Working towards the opening of third country markets.

  • Protecting the Union from the introduction of plant pests.

  • Defending EU producers from unfair competition.

  • Pleading for reciprocity.

Our main FIELDS OF ACTION 

 38, Rue de la Loi,

1040 Brussels

BELGIUM 

eucofel@eucofel.org

Tél : :+32 2 721 72 88 

EU Transparency Register: 73566332602-11 

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