(Brussels, 5 December 2017) On the occasion of the meeting of the HLF , which will discuss the issue of alleged dual quality of products, FoodDrinkEurope and AIM urge all participants to support and actively contribute to ensure a well-functioning, collaborative multi-stakeholder dialogue, both at EU and at national level.
(Brussels, 29 November 2017) On the occasion of the publication of the Commission’s Communication on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), FoodDrinkEurope wishes to reiterate the key principles on which the CAP should remain based:
(Brussels, 20 November 2017) At an event hosted this afternoon at the European Parliament to mark the beginning of the European SME Week, FoodDrinkEurope launched a White Paper with specific policy recommendations to mark the second phase of the “Small Scale, Big Impact” initiative. The project, launched last year, highlights the key role Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises play in Europe’s food and drink sector, where they make up 99% of businesses.
(Brussels, 16 November 2017) Trade in agri-commodities and food and drink products represents 11% of bilateral trade flows between the EU27 and the UK. As a consequence of Brexit, unprecedented challenges and a high level of uncertainty prevails. With this in mind, the three key food chain partners call for specific measures to mitigate as much as possible any negative impact on the sector as a result of Brexit.