Freshfel Europe Calls for EU Actions on Fresh Produce to Cope With Belarus Embargo

February 8, 2022 Freshfel Europe

In a letter to the European Commission on 4 February, Freshfel Europe summed up its concerns on the mulitples consequences for fresh produce of the Belarus embargo. The Association urged the EU authorities to take  steps to support the sector in this new trade restriction The sector  is one more time the bargaining chips of geopolitical dispute. The Belarus embargo is  affecting close to half a million T of EU export adding up on the impact of other not yet recovered embargoes. These trade restrictions represent annually disruptive market worth 3 billion €. 

Freshfel Europe Calls for Intensified Support for the EU Fruit and Vegetable Sector Facing the Belarus Embargo

February 4, 2022 Freshfel Europe

The Belarus embargo began on 1 January 2022, affecting EU fruit and vegetable exports for possibly longer than 6 months and will further compromise the position of the EU fresh produce export business.

Freshfel Europe Optimistic For the Sector to Progressively Fill the Gap of Fruit and Vegetables Consumption in 2022

January 7, 2022 Freshfel Europe

Eurostat released a report indicating that only 12% of Europeans over the age of 15 are eating at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables per day. This finding is coherent with the conclusions of the Freshfel Europe Consumption Monitor released on 16th December 2021, indicating that average EU fruit and vegetable consumption stands at  around 350 gr/capita/da

Freshfel Europe Argues for Efficient & Coherent EU Agricultural Promotion Policy With EU Added Value to Better Promote EU Fresh Produce

June 24, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Freshfel Europe submitted its contribution to the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU agricultural promotion policy inside and outside of the EU, which is currently under review.

Freshfel Europe celebrates 20th anniversary & International Year of Fruits & Vegetables at 2021 Annual Event

June 7, 2021 Freshfel Europe

Freshfel Europe held its Annual Event 2021 online, celebrating the Association’s 20th anniversary and the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV).