FruitVegetablesEUROPE held its general assembly on 15th March 2019 in Warsaw (Poland). The General Assembly and Event 2019 were dedicated to the future of the European fruit and vegetables sector. Political aspects like the future of the CAP and the CMO, as well as trade opportunities in China, Fruit Attraction 2019 and Innovation & Research played a key role in the debates.
During the general Assembly meeting, two new members were welcomed: +Brócoli Spain and Stowarzyszenie promocji brokuła Poland.
Among other important matters, the General Assembly also presented the Activity Report 2018 and adopted its Roadmap for 2019. In 2019, FruitVegetablesEUROPE will continue defending and promoting the fruit and vegetables produced in the EU.
Monitoring the Future of the CAP, the CMO, the Brexit, the EU Trade negotiations with 3rd countries, the implementation of the UTP directive and establishing a close relationship with the new European Parliament and European Commission would be the key priorities for this year.
The Event: ”Political debate, Trade opportunities and Innovation & Research Forum” gathered high-level speakers of the fruit and vegetables sector, the European institutions, the EU Member States and relevant agro-industry companies. Phil HOGAN (Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development) and Petre DAEA (Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Romania) participated in FruitVegetablesEUROPE’s meeting through a video message.