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

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....

CuTE’s first 18 months 2019 -2020

CuTE's first 18 months 2019 -2020Let's Work Together! Are you interested in knowing more? Do you want to be part of this Association? Do you have any questions to ask us?

“CUTE” CAMPAIGN CONSOLIDATES A CHANGE OF PERCEPTION ON THE PRODUCTION METHODS AND THE CHARACTERISTICS OF EUROPEAN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

“CUTE” CAMPAIGN CONSOLIDATES A CHANGE OF PERCEPTION ON THE PRODUCTION METHODS AND THE CHARACTERISTICS OF EUROPEAN FRUITS AND VEGETABLESThe project CuTE-Cultivating the Taste of Europe (co-financed by the European Union) started in 2019 with the aim of increasing the...

FruitVegetablesEUROPE Letter to President Von der Leyen: UK-COVID-19 crisis/Fruit and vegetables freight flows impacted

UK-COVID-19 crisis/Fruit and vegetables freight flows impacted Dear President Von der Leyen, FruitVegetablesEUROPE, the European Fruit and Vegetables Association, is writing to you to express its deep concern regarding the COVID-19 crisis and the shutdown of travel...

COVID19: Bans on travel from the UK. FruitVegetablesEUROPE calls on EU Council, EU Member States & the EC for an urgent EU integrated political crisis response to maintain supplies of fresh produce to UK.

Bans on travel from the UK: "Need to maintain supplies of fresh produce to UK" Most EU countries have imposed bans on travel from the UK, including goods-moving freight, over concerns about a new more infectious strain of the coronavirus. Exports of EU fruits and...

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