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Commission initiative to improve the governance of the food supply chain with regard to unfair trading practices, one rule regarding producer cooperation and market transparency

Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development
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25 July 2017 - 22 August 2017
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  • SOMO (Netherlands)
    22 August 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    SOMO (Netherlands)

    SOMO's feedback on Inception Impact Assessment (EC Initiative to improve the Food Supply Chain) Together with other NGOs in various international NGO coalitions with representation in most EU member states SOMO, the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, has been addressing unfair trading practices in EU food supply chains since 2009 . SOMO’s interest in UTPs relates to mitigating their potential and actual detrimental impacts on ...

  • EuroCommerce (Belgium)
    22 August 2017 Business association
    EuroCommerce (Belgium)

    EuroCommerce expresses serious concerns over some of the proposed policy measures that the Commission considers as part of an initiative to improve the food supply chain. Regulating alleged unfair trading practices (UTPs) at EU level is not the right tool to address issues related to farmers’ incomes, competitive position or ability to embrace future market challenges. We furthermore do not see added-value of further EU level regulation as all...

  • Ministerio de Agricultura y Pesca, Alimentación y Medioambiente (Spain)
    22 Agosto 2017 Public authority
    Ministerio de Agricultura y Pesca, Alimentación y Medioambiente (Spain)

    España, mantiene la posición ya expuesta en la reunión del pasado 6 de marzo del “ Sherpa Group of the High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain”, reunión en la cual se presentó el modelo español.  Dicha presentación ya se encuentra publicada en la página web del CIRCAB, a través del siguiente link:  Spain - PPT HLF 6 March 2017.pptx has just been uploaded/updated in the interest group High Level Forum for a Better...

  • Anonymous (United Kingdom)
    22 August 2017 Other
    Anonymous (United Kingdom)

    The following is the views of the Ulster Farmers Union representing 11,500 growers and farmers in Northern Ireland. Due to the changes to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), farmers have become increasingly market focused, seeing themselves as the very important first stage of an integrated supply chain. For many, this transition has been thwarted by a grocery market and its supply chain which is not functioning correctly. Although there...

  • UEAPME (Belgium)
    22 August 2017 Business association
    UEAPME (Belgium)

    UEAPME, the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, thanks the European Commission for the consultation on the initiative to improve the food supply chain in the framework of the inception impact assessment. At the same time, UEAPME regrets the fact that the inception impact assessment is initiated by DG AGRI solely as we believe the food supply chain concerns all actors of the chain alike and therefore, UEAPME is of...

  • CONFAGRI (Portugal)
    22 August 2017 Company/business organisation
    CONFAGRI (Portugal)

    A CONFAGRI apoia as tentativas feitas pela Comissão Europeia com vista o melhoramento do funcionamento da Cadeia Alimentar sobretudo porque um problema Europeu deve ter uma abordagem Europeia. Nos tópicos mencionados as nossas posições e sugestões: 1) Práticas Desleais e Abusivas As práticas desleais e abusivas são infelizmente bem conhecidas e aceites como uma das bases de desequilíbrio na cadeia agro-alimentar. Portugal têm vindo a trabalhar...

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