Freshfel Europe’s #SpeakUp4FruitVeg Gains Momentum as the UN’s International Year of Fruits and Vegetables Progresses

March 16, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Since its launch in January, Freshfel Europe’s campaign #SpeakUp4FruitVeg has called on EU decision-makers to boost support for the fresh produce sector on the occasion of the UN’s 2021 International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.

Freshfel Europe Publishes Reflection Paper Urging EU to Have a Fully-Fledged SPS Strategy to Ensure Reciprocity in Trade Relations Following EU Trade Policy Review

March 2, 2021 Freshfel Europe

The paper summarizes market access hurdles faced by the European fresh fruit and vegetables sector, which is confronted with the need to negotiate individual ‘SPS export protocols’ to start business with many trade partners, whereas similar specific protocols are not required for the majority of imports of fresh produce into the Union.

Freshfel Europe Kick-Starts Collective Pan-European Environmental Footprint Initiative

February 19, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Freshfel Europe reviewed the latest state of play of environmental footprint initiatives in the fresh produce industry with its members and decided to move forward towards a more collective approach for the sector.

First Ever EU Fruit & Vegetable E-Commerce Market Study Shows Promising Signs for the Future of Online Sales

February 4, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Freshfel Europe and the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have published the first ever extensive study on fresh produce e-Commerce with the title “Online Sales of Fruit and Vegetables in Europe”, exploring the structure and regulatory challenges of selling fruit and vegetables online

2020 Freshfel Europe Consumption Monitor Shows Strong Positive Increase In EU Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

January 12, 2021 Freshfel Europe

This latest and highly anticipated edition of Freshfel Europe’s Consumption Monitor shows that in 2018 daily fresh fruit and vegetable consumption per capita has increased by 4% from 2017 levels to 363.76g per capita per day.