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Social dialogue in this sector covers:
In Europe, the food and drinks industry employs around 4.2 million people and includes over 300,000 businesses. The annual turnover is more than €950 billion.
A major challenge to the sector is the need to increase the attractiveness of the European agro-food industry. This will require the development of a new skills and qualifications framework.
The Committee is currently focusing on:
Check the library entries for this sectoral social dialogue committee.
See also "European sectoral social dialogue – recent developments" (2010 brochure).