Common initiative to transform the Agri-Food sector in Europe

We must act together if we want to revitalize the European agri-food sector, restore consumer trust, and make it fully sustainable and able to provide sufficient safe, healthy and affordable food for generations to come.

FoodNexus is working together with EIT-Food, EFFoST, ETP Food for Life, Foodforce and FoodDrinkEurope on a common initiative to transform the Agri-Food sector in Europe into a more competitive, sustainable and trusted sector, securing the production of safe, nutritious food that every consumer loves.

Thereby, the most relevant food actors are ready and willing to act together aligned with the EU Food2030 Strategy, but to ensure a common direction, the right financial framework needs to be in place.

Preparations have started at EU level for the next framework program (FP9). At the end of 2017 and beginning 2018 priorities will be set that will be worked out in 2018.

Therefore, the organisations have crafted a declaration together which was sent to EU President Jean-Claude Juncker on 11 January 2018, read our news on the subject here.

Commonly, we ask for the European Commission’s and Member States support for a comprehensive programme in FP9 addressing Food Security, New Farming, Food Safety and Healthy Nutrition.

The initiative has been endorsed by many companies and organisations, and the list is constantly developing.

We encourage you to endorse the initiative by signing this Endorsement letter (in Word) and sending it to info@foodnexus.eu.

If you wish to engage in the initiative you can contact your local FoodNexus officer