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Profile of registrant

Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters

Identification number in the register: 12766341456-71
Registration date: 31/03/09 16:00:41

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/03/14 08:57:57
The date of the last annual update was 04/03/14 08:57:57

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters
Acronym: SHAFFE
Legal status: Factual Organisation linked to Freshfel AISBL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Philippe Binard
Position: General Delegate

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Egle Eimontaite
Position: Deputy General Delegate

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 49-51 Rue de Trèves 
P.O. box: 8
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 27771580
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: SHAFFE is a Trade Association which represents fresh fruit growers and exporters of the Southern Hemisphere. SHAFFE unites representatives from all significant Southern Hemisphere countries exporting fresh fruits, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa and Uruguay. Together, these countries annually export over 3.2 billion USD worth of fresh fruits.

SHAFFE is working to improve conditions for exporting fruit to the Northern Hemisphere. SHAFFE is organised via a Brussels-based Secretariat, believes in a free-trade philosophy and aims to promote cooperation among members and to further collective goals.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 0.5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Common Agricultural Policy
Environmental policy
Food policy
Trade policy

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Since SHAFFE is a global organisation, less than 5% of its budget is related to the direct representation of interests to the EU institutions.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.