FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL)

Is the European Fruit and Vegetables Association defending the EU production and trade

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Welcome to FruitVegetablesEUROPE

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.

“FruitVegetablesEUROPE is a recognised interlocutor for the EU and the international Institutions since 1958”

Our Work

Based in Brussels, FruitVegetablesEUROPE acts as a liaison between the sectoral stakeholders and the policy makers at the European Institutions, giving a voice to the European Fruit and Vegetables sector.

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Our Members

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

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What do we do?

Plant Health & Food Security

Sustainable Food Chain

Trade & Reciprocity

Enjoy Fruit and Vegetables from Europe every day!!

Our projects

Our EU Promotion programmes

CuTE (2019 -2020)

CuTE-SOLAR (2020 – 2022)

CuTE-HEALTHY (2021- 2023)

CuTE-4YOU (2021)

FruitVegetablesEUROPE and the EU Launch “CuTE-4You”, an homage to the essential work of fruit and vegetable producers during the pandemic.

Our EU I&R Projects

Smartchain

Co-Fresh

AgroBRIDGES

Welcome to FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL), the European Fruit and Vegetables Association, defending the interests of the EU Fruit and Vegetables Poduction and Trade».

FruitVegetablesEUROPE is the only European sectoral Association representing with “no conflict of interest” the EU Production and Trade.

For us it is crystal clear, the fruit and vegetables produced in the EU is our priority.»

Juan Marín Bravo

President, FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL)

Some of the main guiding principles of our work are:

  • Promoting EU fruit and vegetables in the internal market and third countries.
  • Improving the competitiveness of the EU fruit and vegetables production and trade.
  • Pleading for a fairer, simpler, competitive, market oriented and targeted CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) for the future.
  • Defending free competition in the Internal Market.
  • Working towards the opening of third countries markets.
  • Protecting the EU from the introduction of plant pests.
  • Defending EU producers and traders from unfair competition from third countries.
  • Pleading for reciprocity
Alba Ridao-Bouloumié

Secretary General, FruitVegetablesEUROPE (EUCOFEL)

News, Statements & Recipes

Freshuelva culmina la campaña con una producción de 281.000 toneladas de fresas

FRESHUELVA CULMINA LA CAMPAÑA CON UNA PRODUCCIÓN DE 281.000 TONELADAS DE FRESASLos arándanos también experimentan un aumento del 8% en su producción, mientras que las frambuesas descienden en un 4,3% Huelva, 28 de julio. La Asociación de Productores y Exportadores de...

FruitVegetablesEUROPE position paper on the EU Promotion Policy Review

FruitVegetablesEUROPE position paper on the EU Promotion Policy Review FruitVegetablesEUROPE contributes to the debates launched by the European Commission to review the European promotion policy. The reform carried out in 2014 has contributed to improving the...

FruitVegetablesEUROPE calls on the European Commission to act as regard the non-compliance and non-implementation of the measures provided for in the EU-Morocco Association Agreement

"THE EU-MOROCCO AGREEMENT IS KILLING THE EU TOMATO SECTOR”. The requests of the EU Tomato producers are clear and fair, they are only asking for closely monitoring the situation and take the necessary measures to avoid the collapse of the European tomato market. With...

Inmaculada Sanfeliu: “One more attempt to expel us from the market”

"One more attempt to expel us from the market". Inmaculada SanfeliuInmaculada Sanfeliu, president of the Citrus Management Committee, talks about the South African lobby's intention to remove Spain from the EU citrus market.The first thing that a "lobbyist" learns in...

FruitVegetablesEUROPE and the EU Launch “CuTE4You”, an homage to the essential work of fruit and vegetable producers during the pandemic

FruitVegetablesEUROPE and the EU Launch “CuTE4You”, an homage to the essential work of fruit and vegetable producers during the pandemicCULTIVATING THE TASTE OF EUROPE FOR YOU When you consume Fruit and Vegetables from here #EUROPEWINS – WE ALL WIN #CONSUMEUROPE...

CuTE-4You: The most politically & socially important programme ever launched at the European level to thank the European fruit & Vegetables sector!!

CuTE-4You – Cultivating the Taste of Europe for You The CuTE-4You – Cultivating the Taste of Europe for You programme brings together a strong consortium made up of one European Association (FruitVegetablesEUROPE), and 10 partners (members of the proposing...

CuTE’s 2nd EU Survey (2020): 76% of European consumers take into account the origin of fruit and vegetables when buying them.

76% of European consumers take into account the origin of fruit and vegetables when buying them. 4 out of 10 citizens buy European fruit and vegetables whenever they can and another 4 take into account origin among other criteria. Only 2 out of 10 respondents say they...

FruitVegetablesEUROPE Cooking: Banana Muffins

10 min Medium difficulty Vegetarian 12 muffins 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt Ingredients ¾ cup white sugar 1 egg ⅓ cup butter, melted3 large EU bananas, mashedPREPARATION Step 1 Preheat oven to 175 degrees...

agroBridges: building bridges between consumers and producers

New Horizon 2020 project agroBRIDGES starts with the aim of building bridges between consumers and producers supporting them to establish short food supply chains"Building bridges between producers and consumers through short food supply chains”agroBRIDGES: building...

FruitVegetablesEUROPE & CuTE Cooking: STUFFED AUBERGINES

30 minMedium to high difficultyVegetarian4 persons300 gr. beef mince1 small onion2 sliced garlic clovesIngredients1 peeled and chopped tomatoSalt  PepperGrated cheese  Olive oilPREPARATIONTo start, clean the aubergines and cut them in half lengthwise....

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