(Brussels, 22 February 2017) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes the initiative of the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the EU on food procurement for health in schools. “We consider school meals to be a good tool to use as part of the efforts to reduce overweight and obesity. Besides the quality of the meals themselves, such an approach also helps teach good dietary habits” stated Mella Frewen, Director General of FoodDrinkEurope.
(Brussels, 2 February 2017) FoodDrinkEurope supports a Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) which promotes competitive and sustainable food production systems.
(Brussels, 12 December 2016) We, European business organisations, signatories of this statement, are strong proponents of fostering trade partnership and cooperation between the EU and Japan. As negotiations for the EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reach the final stage, we wish to take the opportunity to reiterate the value of this relationship to our industries and the benefits that a stronger collaboration would bring to the economies and societies of Europe and Japan.
(Brussels, 23 November 2016) FoodDrinkEurope warmly welcomes the approval of 60 new promotion agri-food programmes by the European Commission, which was the result of the evaluation of the proposals submitted under the first call of the new promotion policy for EU agri-food products.