European Alliance for Plant-based Foods

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.75 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

3

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Alliance for Plant-based Foods   (EAPF)

    EU Transparency Register

    160969739303-16 First registered on 26 Aug 2020

    Goals / Remit

    The European Alliance for Plant-based Foods (EAPF) brings together like-minded organisations in the plant-based value chain around a unique mission: To put plant-based foods at the heart of the transition towards more sustainable and healthy food systems. We represent the entire plant-based value chain: Food producers and manufacturers, NGOs, nutritionists, research & academia and consumers.

    More people are turning to plant-based foods – products made from vegetables, grains, pulses (including soy), nuts, fungi, algae – out of concerns for environmental pollution, human health or animal welfare. The Alliance strives for making this shift a reality, allowing consumers to access true, safe and sustainable alternatives to animal-based products.

    Main EU files targeted

    The Alliance focuses on all policies and legislation that touch upon plant-based foods - from sustainability to health, from agriculture to markets. We particularly focus on (non-exhaustive list):
    - The European Green Deal
    - The Farm to Fork Strategy
    - Common Organisation of Markets in agricultural products
    - Sustainable/green claims
    - Sustainable public procurement
    - Food labelling and denominations
    - Nutrition
    - Research and innovation programmes

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Belliard 40
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 44
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%3
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Jul 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Siska POTTIE 09 Nov 2023 08 Nov 2024

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on Agricultural Markets#E03878#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3878 #Member #C#Industry#Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on the CAP Strategic Plans and Horizontal Matters#E03877#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3877 #Member #C#Academia/Research, Professionals#Advisory Group on Sustainability of Food Systems#E03832#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3832 #Member #C#Industry, Academia/Research, Civil society#Working Group on Plant Health#Animal Health Advisory Comittee#Working Group on Seeds and Propagating Material#Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on Quality and Promotion#E03882#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3882 #Member #C#Industry, Professionals#Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on Environment and Climate Change#E03883#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3883 #Member #C#Industry, Academia/Research, Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    The Alliance takes part in events organised by non-institutional and institutional stakeholders related to EU policies pertaining to sustainable food systems and the regulatory topics mentioned above, where relevant.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    3 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    1 July 2024: We have noted that some meetings are appearing in duplicate, ie. some meetings seem to be listed twice. This seems to be because the Commission changes some element of a meeting data after the meeting has first been listed, which causes LobbyFacts to register it as a new meeting. We are investigating further.

    • Date 22 Aug 2023 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject The sustainable food systems (SFS) and the upcoming framework, as well as EAPF position on it.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Attending
      • Joanna Stawowy (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Jun 2022 Location online
      Subject Research & Innovation, Horizon Europe.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Nov 2020 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject Sustainable diets
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
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