(Brussels, 10 December 2018) As European leaders debate this week on the multiannual financial framework during the European Council Summit (13-14/12), FoodDrinkEurope asks for an appropriate EU budget for 2021-2027 that keeps the food and drink sector centre stage across its policies, such as Research and Innovation, the Single Market and the Common Agricultural Policy.
(Brussels, 25 October 2018) FoodDrinkEurope welcomes the outcome of today’s vote in the European Parliament to end unfair trading practices (UTPs) and make the food supply chain fairer for all actors. UTPs pose a serious threat to established partnerships in the food supply chain and are ultimately detrimental to all operators along the chain, from farmer to consumer.
(Strasbourg, 24 October 2018) FoodDrinkEurope acknowledges today’s adoption of the report by the European Parliament on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.
(Brussels, 12 October 2018) The European business organisations, signatories of this statement, hereby reiterate their strong support for the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), and call on the European Parliament to proceed with a swift ratification process, following the signature of the Agreement on 17 July 2018. This will allow both businesses and consumers as a whole to reap the benefits of this modern, comprehensive and balanced Agreement.