Enjoy food, today and tomorrow

Food and drink represent some of our society's greatest traditions and pleasures. Today we have access to an impressive variety and quality of food and drinks. Our sector is an indelible part of Europe's social, economic and cultural fabric. But like most progress, this comes with challenges.

The food and drink industry wants to play its part as an active partner in addressing these challenges. To ensure that Europe continues to have the highest quality and safest food in the world. To drive prosperity and ensure quality jobs. FoodDrinkEurope's role is to help the industry, policy-makers and civil society work together towards these goals.

FoodDrinkEurope latest Data and Trends

FoodDrinkEurope latest Data and Trends

Europe's food and drink industry means: 4.2 million employees throughout the EU, 63% of whom are employed by SMEs, mostly in rural areas; €1.2 trillion turnover; a positive trade balance of almost €28 billion.

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