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EU Agri-food chain calls for swift implementation of the EU-Japan EPA

(Brussels, 16 October 2018) Today, in a workshop held in the European Parliament, the EU Agri-food chain partners - COPA and COGECA, CELCAA and FoodDrinkEurope - reiterated their support for the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). Japan is among the strategic export destinations for EU agri-food products, with further potential for growth. The agreed elimination of tariffs and non-tariff barriers, the protection of European geographical indications (GIs), and future cooperation on agriculture and food related matters will create new export opportunities for a wide range of European productions. The agreement will also enhance the sector’s competitiveness in the dynamic Asia-Pacific region

FoodDrinkEurope launches Sustainable Packaging Roadmap

(Brussels, 10 October 2018) In view of today’s vote in the European Parliament on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, Europe’s food and drink manufacturers reaffirm their commitment to continue improving the circularity of packaging for food and drink products to drive future innovation.

FoodDrinkEurope joins Commissioner Hogan in China High-Level Mission

(16 May 2018) FoodDrinkEurope, represented by Mella Frewen, Director General, has joined EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, in this week’s High-Level Mission to China, along with a strong EU agri-food business delegation from more than 25 Member States and a wide range of sectors.

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