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Profile of registrant

Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers' Association

Identification number in the register: 52585008819-86
Registration date: 22/05/12 15:47:20

The information on this organisation was last modified on 27/05/14 10:49:19
The date of the last annual update was 27/05/14 10:49:19

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers' Association
Acronym: BFBi
Legal status: Not for Profit Trade Association
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Ruth Evans
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Ruth Evans
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3 Brewery Road Chapel Ash
Wolverhampton WV1 4JT
Telephone number: (+44 0) 1902 422303
Fax number: (+440) 1902 795744
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: To be the foremost Trade Association providing opportunities for its Members to develop within the Brewing, Food and Beverage Industry Sector.

The Objects of the Association are:

To enable its Members to act together in all matters appertaining to their trade or professional interests.

To monitor legislative proposals and other public matters affecting Members in common within the Brewing, Food and Beverage Industry Sector and to take any necessary action thereon whether by way of petition to Parliament or otherwise so as to protect the interests of Members.

To form a centre for obtaining and diffusing information generally to meet the technical aspirations and social requirements of persons engaged in or interested or connected with that industry Sector;

To maintain the vital link between the many and various trades and services supplying the Brewing, Food and Beverage Industries;

To create the forum which provides for the regular and frequent meetings of its Members, both formally and socially.

To monitor and support the special interest Groups within the various trades; through specific trade committees, exhibitions, conferences and seminars.

To assist Member companies to identify and develop new market opportunities worldwide, through overseas exhibitions, conferences and seminars.

To continue to develop the Association whereby customers can rely on a quality of service and product being provided by Member Companies and to create the situation whereby membership of the Association will offer priority consideration when customers are sourcing their requirements.

To promote inter-trading between Member Companies.
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: 2
Complementary information: The number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register depends upon the issue involved. As a Trade Association, a working committee is created, representing the supply chain affected by the issue, the number on the working committee depends upon the issue. However, for representation to occur, a minimum of 2 people would be involved.

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:

Allergenic labelling legislation
Marketing & Labelling of Feed legislation
Proposed work regarding South Korean ISO Standard Under the ISO/TC122 Committee

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Food Safety


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

Trade Association Forum, UK

Financial data

Financial year: 12/2011 - 12/2012
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:

Code of conduct

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

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code: