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World Apple and Pear Association

Identification number in the register: 78070741455-29
Registration date: 31/03/2009 15:29:28

The information on this entity was last modified on: 08/03/2017 16:26:58
The date of the last annual update was: 08/03/2017 16:26:58
Next update due latest on: 08/03/2018

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

World Apple and Pear Association


factual association linked to Freshfel AISBL

    Section of registration

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

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Rue de Trèves, 49-51
P.O. box: 8
Brussels 1040


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Philippe Binard

General Delegate

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Philippe Binard

General Delegate

    Goals / remit

WAPA is an industry body established in 2001 to provide a global forum for representatives of apple and pear producing countries. The Association harnesses the collective strength of all members' inputs to foster and enhance business opportunities for the collective benefit of both sectors. This collective will is essential to help maintain the exclusive position of apple and pears in the minds of consumers and to increase the strength of apple and pear producers on the global political agenda.

Through concerted efforts by its members WAPA aims to:

provide a forum to discuss issues affecting apple and pear producing countries;
foster and enhance producing countries' business activities;
disseminate market information and thus enlarge producing countries' knowledge base;
match apple and pear supply and demand, whilst pushing for a fair return for producers;
nurture and elaborate any in initiative of benefit to producing countries and to which members subscribe; and liaise with traders, retailers and consumer to highlight the importance of producers in the supply chain.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Common Agricultural Policy
Environmental policy
Food policy
Trade policy







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

100%: 1   50%: 1  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

    Financial data

01/2016  -  12/2016

< 9,999 €

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

Since WAPA 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.