Assembly of European Horticultural Regions


2019 general assembly

Simona Caselli and Jean Louis Moulon both re-elected President and Vice-president of AREFLH

moulon caselli 1 500pxOn the 27th of March 2019, the annual meeting of AREFLH, the association of European fruit and vegetable regions and producers, was held in Bordeaux, at the headquarters of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region. This year's meeting, coinciding with the end of the mandate of the Regional Minister of the Emilia Romagna Region, which began in 2016, had the objective of renewing all mandates, from the Presidency to the Board of Directors, for a new three-year term.

Conference on the contribution of POs to the supply chain

On the 21st of September 2018, the European Commission organized a conference on the contribution of producer organisations to an efficient agri-food supply chain. The event was opened by Jens Schaps (DG AGRI) and by MEP Paolo de Castro, Parliament’s Rapporteur on the Unfair Trading Practices file. Both speakers underlined the key role of Producer Organisations in developing a level playing field between farmers and downstream actors in the food supply chain. In particular, MEP de Castro focused on the novelties brought by the Omnibus Regulation, which has clarified and secured the prevalence of POs and APOs role over competition law, provided new contractual typologies and contributed to reinforce their overall bargaining position.

2018 General Assembly

20180328 121050 1000 px OKAREFLH general assembly took place on 27 and 28 March in Brussels.

In the premises of the Emilia-Romagna region.

All the presentations, the press release and the activity report are available here.



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AREFLH, AREPO and AGRIREGIONS are organising a joint event to be held on 17 October 2019 in Brussels (3-7:30 pm), in the Common House of Hesse, Emilia-Romagna and Nouvelle Aquitaine.