WHO IS LAUNCHING THE #LONGLIFECHALLENGE OF EUROPE?
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Founded more than 60 years ago, FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL) is the European Association representing the EU Fruit and Vegetables production and trade at European level .Based in Brussels, FruitVegetablesEUROPE acts as a liaison between the sectoral and regional stakeholders and the policy makers at the European Institutions, giving a voice to the European Fruit and Vegetables production and trade.
FruitVegetablesEUROPE’s mission is to represent, defend and promote the Fruit and Vegetables produced in the EU.
AOPn Fraises de France:
Created in 2008, the AOPn Fraises de France, the national association of strawberries producers organisations in France, brings together more than 300 French producers, and federates 45% of the national strawberries production
The Association objectives: to perpetuate and develop the production of French strawberries by offering to consumers taste and quality varieties, but also by financing agronomic and scientific research.
The Association to promote the consumption of Broccoli (+ BROCCOLI) was founded in 2010 as a non-profit organization, with the main purpose of increasing the consumption of broccoli. It brings together farmers, marketers, researchers, nutritionists, restaurateurs and all those related entities and people interested in spreading that any product from a crop of said species, even processed in any of its forms, can provide enormous healthy benefits, while constituting delicious food.
Comité de Gestión de Cítricos (Citrus Management Committee):
The Comité de Gestión de Cítricos is a professional association that brings together the Spanish private citrus sector, from production to marketing. Around 3/4 of the volume of Spanish citrus fruit marketed fresh (packed) is harvested, handled, packed and exported by private exporters and the POs that make up their production, represented by the Citrus Management Committee (CGC).
The National Union of Fruit and Vegetable Producers’ Groups was established as the first nationwide trade association organized by producer groups. The union is on the one hand a lobbying organization, but its main tasks are to support groups and organizations in their day-to-day work. The union is also a forum for getting to know each other and making economic contacts between groups and organizations.
Interprofesional del Espárrago Verde de España:
The Green Asparagus Association of Spain is made up of thousands of farmers and companies producing green asparagus, of which Spain leads European production, with more than half of the total being produced in the province of Granada. An initiative carried out by the “most representative” organisations, cooperatives and companies of this crop at national and regional level “with a common commitment: to defend and improve the competitiveness of green asparagus in the market”.