COVID-19 Accelerates Global Fresh Produce Trade Trends Towards a Deceleration of Volumes & Previously Growing Values

May 21, 2021 Freshfel Europe

On 20 May Freshfel Europe hosted its Annual Trade Meeting online. During the meeting the Freshfel Europe Secretariat provided an evaluation of long and short-term global trade figures for the fresh fruit and vegetables sector with a focus on the European exports, imports and intra-EU trade trends.

Freshfel Europe Annual Event 2021 Full Program Released

May 11, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Open to the public and free of charge, Freshfel Europe’s 2021 event will feature guest speakers from FAO, the European Commission, Rabobank, the scientific community, and past Freshfel Europe presidents among others to celebrate the Association’s 20th anniversary and the UN International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021.

Freshfel Europe Annual Event 2021 Registration Opens to All Fresh Produce Sector

April 27, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Freshfel Europe is opening registrations to its 2021 Annual Event taking place online on 4 June 2021. To celebrate Freshfel Europe’s 20th anniversary as well as the UN International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 this year’s Annual Event is open to all fresh produce sector operators.

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.