Costa Almeria fruit and veg sector demands greater EU quality regulation compliance

PLEDGE: The Government Sub-delegate promised to put the sector’s demands to the Agriculture, Fishing and Food Ministry. CREDIT Subdelegacion del Gobierno en Almeria

REPRESENTATIVES from the provincial agri-food sector put several demands on the table when they met this week with the Government Sub-delegate in Almeria.
Spokespersons from the COEXPHAL, FAECA and ECOHAL traders’ associations and from the UPA, COAG and ASAJA farmers’ organisations told Manuel de la Fuente they want to see the introduction of new inspection and control mechanisms for fruit and vegetables coming from third countries and more rigorous demands on compliance with European quality regulations and certifications.
De la Fuente promised to put the sector’s demands to the Agriculture, Fishing and Food Ministry.

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