European Potato Trade Association

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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Potato Trade Association   (Europatat)

    EU Transparency Register

    16057181340-75 First registered on 11 Mar 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Improve the commercial and international activities of the potato trade;
    Protect the professional interests and the commercial function on a European and International level;
    and represent the profession in and at all official and international organisations.

    Main EU files targeted

    Plant health policy
    Market regime for potatoes
    Trade Policy
    Promotion and consumption
    Food safety
    Research and development


    Head Office
    Rue des Deux Eglises 26
    Brussels 1000
    EU Office
    Rue des Deux Eglises 26
    Brussels 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 15 Jun 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Romans VORSS 31 Aug 2023 31 Aug 2024
    Berta REDONDO BENITO 31 Aug 2023 31 Aug 2024
    Romans VORSS 16 Sep 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Berta REDONDO BENITO 16 Sep 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Berta REDONDO BENITO 14 Jan 2020 14 Jan 2021
    Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago 11 Jan 2020 09 Jan 2021
    Berta REDONDO BENITO 30 Jan 2019 14 Jan 2020
    Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago 07 Dec 2018 07 Dec 2019
    Berta REDONDO BENITO 12 Jan 2018 11 Jan 2019
    Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago 27 Oct 2017 26 Oct 2018
    Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago 19 Jul 2016 12 Jul 2017
    Ms Egle Eimontaite 10 Jul 2015 08 Jul 2016
    Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago 10 Jul 2015 08 Jul 2016
    Ms Egle Eimontaite 04 Jul 2014 01 Jul 2015
    Mrs Egle Eimontaite 04 Jul 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mr Thibaud Laruelle 17 Dec 2013 14 Jan 2014
    Mr Frederic Rosseneu 23 Jul 2013 18 Jun 2014
    Mrs Egle Eimontaite 21 Jun 2013 19 Jun 2014
    Mr Frederic Rosseneu 13 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2013
    Mrs Egle Eimontaite 03 May 2012 02 Apr 2013

    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


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    Cooperation with Food European and International organisations

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant European Commission - Horizon 2020 8,683€
    Grant European Commission - DG Agri promotion fund 41,145€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    The Financial report for 2022 has been approved by the General Assembly of the Association during its last meeting in Poland on 6 June 2023.
    The Financial report for 2023 has still to be approved by the General Assembly of the Association at it next meeting in May 2024. The final amounts of EU grants received in 2023 will be showed there.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on Quality and Promotion#E03882# #Member #C#Professionals#Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on International Aspects of Agriculture#E03880# #Member #C#Industry#Advisory Group on Sustainability of Food Systems#E03832# #Member #C#Industry#Animal Health Advisory Comittee#Working Group on Plant Health#Working Group on Seeds and Propagating Material#Expert Group on agricultural commodity derivatives and spot markets#E02834# #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on Organic Farming#E03881# #Member #C#Industry#EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste#E03421# #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Food loss and waste monitoring sub-group #Food donation sub-group

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Europatat website (
    Europatat Congress (
    Annual Activity Report
    Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts
    Promotion project: Potatoes - Prepare to be surprised (No GA 874-863)
    Horizon 2020 project: ADAPT (No GA 2020 862-858)
    Horizon Europe project: WASTELESS (No GA 101084222)
    Horizon Europe project: PATAFEST (No GA 101084284)

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    2 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: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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