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Profile of registrant

Federation of European Rice Millers

Identification number in the register: 31958409365-30
Registration date: 20/08/12 11:19:46

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/07/14 09:43:40
The date of the last annual update was 24/07/14 09:43:40

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Federation of European Rice Millers
Acronym: FERM
Legal status: ASBL
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  Ernesto Morgado
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Chris Downes
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 9 Ave des Gaulois 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 27365354
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: • To promote and defend the interests of Europe’s rice milling industry.

•To provide support to the European Institutions in all aspects of policy and legislation that affects the supply, milling, processing, marketing and sale of rice in the European Union.

•To ensure European rice mills can satisfy the varied demands of European consumers for rice of all origins.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

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

Number of persons: 1.5
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:

Food legislation
Common Agricultural Policy
Nutrition & health
International Trade
Internal market

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Customs
  • Enterprise
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • 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: 01/2012 - 08/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
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:
FERM subscribes to the Code of Conduct