Freshfel will host Annual Event digitally in June

Freshfel, the European Fresh Produce Association that represents the interests of the fresh fruit and vegetables supply chain in Europe and across the world, announced it has opened registrations for its 2021 Annual Event that will take place online on 4 June. To celebrate Freshfel Europe’s 20th anniversary as well as the United Nations’ International Year […]

UK to postpone new import requirements for EU fresh produce

The UK has agreed to postpone the introduction of phytosanitary certification obligations for most fresh produce from the EU until January 2022. Physical checks at Border Control Posts on fresh produce will only be applied from March 2022. European fresh produce organization, Freshfel, welcomed the news. The entity has been advocating in cooperation with its […]

Freshfel, FPC urge government to delay derogation for plant health certification

Freshfel and the Fresh Produce Consortium have asked the UK government to hold off on instituting a requirement that imports from the European Union need phytosanitary certificates from 1 April. The European fresh produce association and the FPC say effects from the costs of the 750,000 PCs will put an enormous strain on an already taxed system […]