GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
AGRI - DG Agriculture and Rural Development
SANTE - DG Health and Food Safety
The Forum shall assist the Commission with the development of industrial policy in the agro-food sector. For this purpose, it shall follow the recommendations of the High Level Group on the Competitiveness of the Agro-Food Industry established by Commission Decision 2008/359/EC on the one hand and, on the other hand, the implementation of the initiatives proposed by the Commission in its Communication ‘A better functioning food supply chain in Europe’.
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
Civil society, Industry, NGOs (External trade, Consumer affairs, Land management, Public health, Other (SMEs and crafts)), Companies/Groups (Industry, Other (Retail trade)), Trade and business associations (External trade, Agriculture, Industry, Other (Retail and wholesale trade, Retail trade)), Trade Unions (Labour), Type D - Member State Authority
COMMISSION DECISION of 30 July 2010 establishing the High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain (2010/C 210/03), amended by Commission Decision of 19 December 2012 (2012/C 396/06)