|Employees' organisations||Employers' organisations|
|European Federation of Contract Catering Organisations|
Social dialogue in this sector covers:
The contract catering sector employs 600,000 people all over Europe and has an annual turnover of €22 billion. It delivers around 6 billion meals each year.
The major challenge for this sector is to reduce its environmental impact, reduce the amount of packaging used, and invest in sorting waste and in recycling. The industry acknowledges its role in promoting healthy eating and fighting obesity. Since 2005, the contract catering industry has actively participated in the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.
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).