Assembly of European Regions producing Fruit, Vegetable and Plants

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Why are Fruit and Vegetable so important for your health?

The prevalence of obesity and chronic diseases is increasing in industrialized countries. The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest dietary models that currently exist. It successfully combines pleasant taste and healthy dietary habits, including high consumption of vegetables and fresh fruits.

 

Know more about the Mediterranean diet and the bioactive compounds in fruits and vegetablesioactive compounds in fruits and vegetables

 

Study on the consumption of F & V in 7 European countries

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Find here a Study on the consumption of F&V in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, UK, France and Spain conducted by Kantar TNS on behalf of Fruit and Vegetable Norway (Stiftelsen Opplysningskontoret for frukt og grønt - OFG)

The survey in short :
Sample: National representative sample in each country, age 18 years +
1000 interviews per country.
 
Share of people who consume at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables on a daily basis (among the 7 countries of the study) :
  • UK : 39,7 %
  • France : 34,8%
  • Spain : 29,3%
  • Norway : 23,9%
  • Finland : 22,9%
  • Sweden : 19,3%
  • Denmark : 18,2 %

Read the summary of the study.

 

 

Not to be missed

AREFLH general assembly will take place on 27th March 2019 in Bordeaux. More information

 

INTERPERA 2019 will take place in France, around Tours from 25 to 27 June. More informations

 

The Regio'Com guide on the best european actions of F&V promotion is now available. Read it online!

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2019 general assembly

Within the framework of AREFLH General Assembly, Mrs Simona Caselli, regional Minister for agriculture at the Emilia-Romagna region, and President of the association, is pleased to invite you to a conference on "The European fruit and vegetable sector in the…