Welcome to FruitVegetablesEUROPE(EUCOFEL)

We are the European Fruit and Vegetables Association defending the EU production and trade

About Us

Founded more than 60 years ago, FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL) is the European Association representing the EU Fruit and Vegetables production and trade at European level .

​FruitVegetablesEUROPE’s mission is to represent, defend and promote the Fruit and Vegetables produced in the EU.

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.

​Over the years, FruitVegetablesEUROPE has become a major actor in the sector and cooperates on a regular basis with the European Institutions, International Organisations (such as OECD, UNECE and CODEX Alimentarius) and other relevant European associations. FruitVegetablesEUROPE actively participates in expert and advisory groups, takes part in consultations and provides feedback and opinions on diverse issues. FruitVegetablesEUROPE acts on an international level, complementing the efforts and actions taken at national level by its Members, with the aim of serving the interests of the EU Fruit and Vegetable production and trade, striving to create a level playing field and ensuring fairer conditions for EU producers and traders.

FruitVegetablesEUROPE members are National and Regional Federations/Associations (mainly PO and APO) and companies from the main European fruit and vegetables producing countries (France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain).

FruitVegetablesEUROPE’s membership is open to all EU fruit and vegetables producers and exporters.


EU fruit and vegetables in the internal market and third countries.


Free competition in the Internal Market.


The competitiveness of EU fruit and vegetables production and trade.


Towards the opening of third country markets.


EU producers from unfair competition.


The Union from the introduction of plant pests.

Monitor and analyse

Policy and trade developments in the fruit and vegetables sector.

Inform and alert

Our members on relevant issues.


Our members’ positions and actions.

Represent, defend and promote

Our members’ interests before policy makers and other associations.

Facilitate networking

And professional contacts amongst the different stakeholders of the sector.

Provide tailored products and services

To respond to our members’ needs (specific questions, bilateral meetings with EU Institutions, etc…)

Do you need more information or advice ?

Feel free to contact us for any information and fruit & Vegetables updates by filling in the form below or by directly contacting us through our contact information.



Our EU Promotion programmes

  • H2020
  • Promotion projects
  • I & R Projects

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Our Team

Eucofel's team in its entirety, if you need to know anything more about us, do not hesitate to click.

Queralt Perarnau Bayo

Secretary general

Carlos Fernandez Pradales

Communications officer

Mara Catarina Silva

Junior Policy Advisor on EU Affairs & Communication

Marzena Stokowska

Senior Policy Advisor on EU Promotion

Teresa Clode de Sousa

Policy Advisor on EU Affairs & Communication


Recent posts form our Blog

FruitVegetablesEUROPE Press Release 2023

FruitVegetablesEUROPE Members met at the annual General Assembly in Brussels, the first face-to-face meeting since the pandemic period ...

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FruitVegetablesEUROPE General Assembly 2023

Mr. Jorge Brotons, President of the FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL), invited all members to the FruitVegetablesEUROPE General Assembly to be held on 28 February in Brussels

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On trial next Friday 20th the responsibility of the European Commission with farmers

On trial next Friday the responsibility of the European Commission with farmersThe False codling moth is a priority quarantine pest in the EU with the greatest economic and environmental impact-which represents a serious threat to the EU citrus-producing countries...

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31, Rue Montoyer – 1000 Brussels – BELGIUM




+32 2 721 72 88

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