08/07/2016 – Latest news on Promotion of EU agricultural products

agri promotionIn 2016, Under Regulation 1144/2014/EU on information provision and promotion measures concerning agricultural products implemented in the internal market and in third countries, 199 simple programs (amounting to 307 million EUR out of 93 million EUR available) and 27 multi-programs (amounting to 116 million EUR out of 14,3 million available) were submitted to the Consumes, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea)

For 2017, 132,5 million EUR will be available for promotion programs, with some 26 million EUR for PDO, PGI and GIs   


Furthermore, to promote EU food and drink and facilitate business in the agri-food sector,   Commissioner Hogan scheduled trade missions to Vietnam, Indonesia and Singapore on 2-9 November 2016. Senior level representatives of producer organizations and individual companies from key sectors in the EU trade with such countries are welcome to join the EU delegation for promotion activities such as seminars, business-to-business meetings and media events. Participants shall cover their travel and accommodation expenses.

The mission will start in Hanoi (2-3 November), followed by Ho Chi Minh City (4-5 November), Singapore (6-7 November) and Jakarta (8-9 November). An important element of the visit to Indonesia will be the inauguration of the “SIAL Interfood 2016 fair”, including the official opening of the EU pavilion on 9 November. Participants can choose which part(s) of the trip they wish to attend.

Interested organisations/companies are invited to complete the online application form by 16 August 2016  – More information is available below: 


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