Over the years, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has become more market-oriented and the share of market support in the CAP budget has gone down. At the same time, to strengthen the position of farmers in the food chain, calls for intervention in B2B relations have increased, including calls for more market transparency. The EU institutions have launched EU Market Observatories, the initiative on price transparency and ‘Food Euro’ calculations.
In the context of the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan, FoodDrinkEurope would like to provide its views and recommendations for an ambitious implementation of the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy, made public in January 2018.
In the light of the ongoing discussions about the next EU Research and Innovation (R&I) Framework Programme (FP9), FoodDrinkEurope calls on the EU Institutions to develop an ambitious FP9 by:
FoodDrinkEurope priorities for modernising and simplifying the CAP