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PROFEL - European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processors

Identification number in the register: 14946504665-75
Registration date: 03/12/2010 11:08:21

The information on this entity was last modified on: 20/04/2015 17:33:48
The date of the last annual update was: 20/04/2015 17:33:48
Next update due latest on: 20/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

PROFEL - European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processors


Association de fait

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Avenue Jules Bordet, 142
Brussels 1140

(+32) 27611656

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Jean-Bernard Bonduelle

PROFEL President

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Aline Rutsaert

Secretary General

    Goals / remit

PROFEL represents over 500 companies in 12 EU countries that produce fruit preserves and fruit spreads, compotes, canned deciduous fruit, frozen vegetables, canned vegetables and dehydrated vegetables.

As its mission, PROFEL

- Monitors legislative developments relevant to the fruit and vegetable processing sector and provides expertise and input to legislators and decision-makers in the European Commission, the European Parliament and other relevant institutions and organizations in Brussels

- Provides information and support to its members, advises them on all policy aspects likely to affect their businesses (regulatory, agricultural, trade-related policies, etc) and promotes the spirit of co-operation between the different countries

- Coordinates common positions and sector-specific technical input

- Promotes the image of its products by raising the profile of processed fruit and vegetables, and in particular communicates on :
-- their excellent nutritional qualities – they keep a vital part of nutrients during the processing - thanks to which they contribute greatly to the recommended daily intake of essential nutrients,
-- their compliance with highest quality and production standards
-- their availability all year round at stable prices
-- their convenience and long shelf life


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Agricultural Policy
Promotion Policy
Trade Policy
Health and Consumer Affairs

Every 2 years: Vegetable Processors Conference in Brussels



Civil Dialogue Group on Horticulture, Olives and Spirits (Section Fruit and Vegetables)

Working Group Peaches and Nectarins
Working Group Apples and Pears



    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 2



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Silvia SELANDARI 23/06/2015 19/06/2016
GABRIELLA KEMENDI 02/09/2015 31/08/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation


    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

25,000 € - 49,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

The financial declaration includes the amounts of contracts with Kellen Agep, registered Association Management Company. This registration is calculated according to SEAP guidelines.

    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:
SEAP/Society of European Affairs Professionals