Food and drink packaging plays a vital role in protecting and preserving products for consumers. However, some packaging, particularly plastics, ends up in nature and contributes to the growing problem of litter. The Industry is therefore setting itself a roadmap of actions to support the societal transition towards a circular economy; these actions include improving packaging design, actively supporting collection, sorting and recycling, and raising awareness.
FoodDrinkEurope has published its Annual Report 2018, presenting the highlights of its work over the past year.
The food and drink industry builds long-term partnerships with Europe’s farmers to secure a local agricultural supply, creates value and develops market opportunities for agricultural products and connects farmers and consumers in the food chain.
FoodDrinkEurope is seizing the opportunity of the Single Market’s 25th Anniversary to celebrate the progress it has brought to businesses and citizens at large by publishing its Single Market Manifesto, a short overview of the benefits and outstanding challenges of the Single Market for food and drink products.