Landbrug & Fødevarer - Danish Agriculture and Food Council

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.75 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

34

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Landbrug & Fødevarer - Danish Agriculture and Food Council   (DAFC)

    EU Transparency Register

    1634450483-86 First registered on 09 Oct 2008

    Goals / Remit

    Landbrug & Fødevarer – the Danish Agriculture and Food Council – is a private organization representing Danish farmers, producers and their cooperatives.
    The membership of Landbrug & Fødevarer consist of local farmers' unions, industry organizations within the food sector, larger cooperative food companies and other related companies.
    The objective of Landbrug & Fødevarer is to:
    - represent and promote the interests of the farming and food industry, nationally and internationally
    - strengthen the competitiveness of the sector
    - build public understanding of the importance of the sector

    The DAFC's representative office in Brussels is involved in activities related to the objectives of the organization:
    - following and influencing EU-policies and legislation
    - establishing contacts within the European Commission and the EP and other institutions
    - building networks with other relevant organisations
    - solving concrete commercial problems
    - strengthening market access

    Main EU files targeted

    Landbrug & Fødevarer's lobbying is directed at:

    • Common Agricultural Policy implementation and evaluation, including through establishment of National Strategic Plans, Common Market Organisation, management of the crisis reserve, promotion policy;
    • Climate Policy implementation, including through Fit for 55 implementation by means of Effort Sharing Regulation, ETS, LULUCF regulation, Renewable Energy Directive, CBAM, and Green Deal implantation such as Sustainable Use of Pesticides regulation, and Nature Restauration targets;
    • Trade Policy, including through negotiation and implementation of Free Trade Agreements, i.e. Mercosur, EU-Japan, EU-Canada, EU-Australia, EU-New Zealand, EU-US agreements.

    Moreover, Landbrug & Fødevarer supports the EU’s internal market and rules based multilateralism; we promote sustainable intensification of agricultural production and engage in public debates on sustainable food systems, food security and global aspects of agriculture, including supply chains and international development and cooperation.

    Address

    Head Office
    Axeltorv, 3
    Copenhagen V 1609
    DENMARK
    EU Office
    Rue du Luxembourg, 47-51
    Bruxelles 1050 - 2
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    75%1
    50%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Annette TOFT 04 Oct 2023 03 Oct 2024
    Tobias Skovbjerg GRAS 05 Oct 2023 04 Oct 2024
    Dag FALK 31 Jan 2024 30 Jul 2024
    Mr Simon BYRITH 29 Aug 2023 29 Jan 2024
    Mr Magnus GAARDEN 07 Feb 2023 01 Aug 2023
    Annette TOFT 04 Oct 2022 04 Oct 2023
    Tobias Skovbjerg GRAS 04 Oct 2022 05 Oct 2023
    Mr Soeren Vang THEODORSEN 07 Sep 2022 01 Feb 2023
    Amalie Sophie OLSEN-KLUDT 02 Feb 2022 01 Aug 2022
    Ms Sigrid Nikoline NERLOV 06 Oct 2021 01 Feb 2022
    Annette TOFT 06 Oct 2021 04 Oct 2022
    Tobias Skovbjerg GRAS 06 Oct 2021 04 Oct 2022
    Mia Malou Norgaard KARIMIAN 02 Feb 2021 01 Jul 2021
    Annette TOFT 08 Oct 2020 06 Oct 2021
    Tobias Skovbjerg GRAS 26 Sep 2020 25 Sep 2021
    Tobias Skovbjerg GRAS 26 Sep 2019 26 Sep 2020
    Ms Helena HAVNO 04 Aug 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Ms Frida Brasen DROEHSE 23 Jan 2020 01 Jul 2020
    Ms Droehse FRIDA BRASEN 23 Jan 2020 03 Mar 2020
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 26 Sep 2019 25 Sep 2020
    Annette TOFT 26 Sep 2019 26 Sep 2020
    Mr Jesper KOFOED 11 Jul 2019 01 Apr 2020
    Ms Clara Dich KRISTENSEN 24 Jan 2019 24 Aug 2019
    Annette TOFT 24 Oct 2018 26 Sep 2019
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 20 Oct 2018 26 Sep 2019
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 27 Oct 2017 20 Oct 2018
    Mr Niels Martin SUNESEN 14 Jul 2018 01 Mar 2019
    Thomas Haahr 07 Dec 2017 05 Sep 2018
    Ms Marie Sax RØGIND 07 Dec 2017 06 Jun 2018
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 27 Oct 2017 18 Oct 2018
    Annette TOFT 05 Oct 2017 26 Sep 2018
    Maria Stein KNUDSEN 20 Jul 2017 06 Feb 2018
    Mr Thor Steen Larsen 26 Jan 2017 25 Jul 2017
    Ms Josephine Sofie MOLLER 29 Nov 2016 25 Jan 2017
    Thomas Haahr 08 Nov 2016 19 Oct 2017
    Ms Josephine Sofie MOLLER 19 Jul 2016 29 Nov 2016
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 22 Aug 2016 29 Jul 2017
    Annette TOFT 22 Aug 2016 29 Jul 2017
    Josephine Sofie Møller 19 Jul 2016 29 Oct 2016
    Ms Sara Froulund Ladekarl 11 Dec 2015 09 Dec 2016
    Thomas Haahr 15 Jul 2015 13 Jul 2016
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 15 Jul 2015 13 Jul 2016
    Annette TOFT 15 Jul 2015 13 Jul 2016
    Mr Jens Hoej Mathiesen 03 Jul 2015 29 Jun 2016
    Annette TOFT 26 Aug 2014 15 Jul 2015
    Ms Anne Kathrine Voldsgaard Johansen 23 Jan 2015 20 Jul 2015
    Mrs Anne Kathrine Voldsgaard Johansen 23 Jan 2015 27 Jan 2015
    Annette TOFT 26 Aug 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mr Steffen Hindhede Kristensen 26 Aug 2014 03 Mar 2015
    Thomas Haahr 12 Jul 2014 10 Jul 2015
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 12 Jul 2014 10 Jul 2015
    Mr Jacob Ebenhardt Johansson 31 Jan 2014 30 Jul 2014
    Mr Jacob Ebenhardt Johansson 14 Jan 2014 11 Dec 2014
    Annette TOFT 14 Sep 2013 26 Aug 2014
    Thomas Haahr 16 Jul 2013 12 Jul 2014
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 16 Jul 2013 12 Jul 2014
    Kari Nørgaard Madsen 29 Jun 2013 28 Apr 2014
    Ole Skovager 12 Dec 2012 27 Sep 2013
    Ms Maria Iden Møller 12 Oct 2012 12 Apr 2013
    Thomas Haahr 25 Jul 2012 13 Jul 2013
    Tobias Skovbjerg Gräs 25 Jul 2012 07 Jul 2013
    Ms Maria Iden Møller 13 Jul 2012 27 Sep 2012
    Kare FUGLSBJERG 14 Mar 2012 07 Jul 2012
    Mrs Klaudia GRAM 20 Dec 2011 01 Nov 2012
    Mrs Stine Kiholm MOLLER 24 Jan 2012 01 Oct 2012
    Mrs Rikke Honholt EDSJÖ 03 Feb 2012 08 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    2 consultants
    1 trainee
    2 administrative workers

    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

    Landbrug & Fødevarer is a member of:
    - COPA/COGECA, the umbrella organisation for farming organisations and cooperatives, see www.copa-cogeca.eu
    - Cooperatives Europe, see www.coopseurope.coop

    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

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    The estimate of cost is based on the costs of operating the representative office in Brussels. This office fulfills a number of tasks other than direct lobbying, including gathering of information, making analysis and reports, participating in European organizations and networks. The cost of direct lobbying activity is estimated to be a third of the total costs of the representative office.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board#E03710#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3710 #Member #C#Professionals#Agricultural Working Group (AWG)#EU Biodiversity Platform#E02210#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2210 #Not a member #C#Professionals#ENV.D.2-Working Group on Invasive Alien Species

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    34 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.

    • Date 10 Jan 2024 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with EU associations representing different sectors and actors presenting a proposal for a mechanism to protect sugar, cereals/oilseeds, poultry meat and eggs farmers/producers from severe market disturbance linked to imports from Ukraine.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Attending
      • Janusz Wojciechowski (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Jan 2024 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with EU associations representing different sectors and actors presenting a proposal for a mechanism to protect sugar, cereals/oilseeds, poultry meat and eggs farmers/producers from severe market disturbance linked to imports from Ukraine.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Attending
      • Janusz Wojciechowski (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Oct 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Oct 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Mar 2023 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Sustainable finance, Taxonomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Dec 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject GMOs and NGTs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Attending
      • Joanna Stawowy (Cabinet member)
      • Maciej Golubiewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject To discuss and hear about the implementation of Complementary Redistributive income Support for Sustainability in Denmark.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Attending
      • Janusz Wojciechowski (Commissioner)
    • Date 22 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on carbon removals
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject discussion on carbon removals
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with the President of the Danish Agriculture and Food Council (DAFC), Mr. Søren Søndergaard, representing Danish farmers and some of the EU’s major cooperatives in the dairy and pig-meat sectors, Arla Foods and Danish Crown
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jun 2022 Location BERL
      Subject Lifting of all tariffs and quotas for poultry meat imports from Ukraine
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Attending
      • Janusz Wojciechowski (Commissioner)
      • Andreas Schneider (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Mar 2022 Location virtual
      Subject Pillar Two Directive / taxation of cooperatives.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Kim Jorgensen (Cabinet member)
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Feb 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject To exchange views on the planned Nature Restoration Law (NRL)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Andrea Vettori (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Dec 2021 Location Online
      Subject Carbon farming and carbon removal certification
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Climate policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Peter Wehrheim (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Feb 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU Current Affairs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Commissioner)
    • Date 30 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Business discussion
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 05 Dec 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject The EU seen from Denmark and from Brussels
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Soren Schonberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Business discussion
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Business discussion
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jun 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Plant Patents
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Claes Bengtsson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Jan 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU policy developments in the area of agriculture
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Soren Schonberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Agri matters
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject To share insights on the implementation of more targeted environmental legislation in Denmark
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Climate action & current situation in agriculture and trade negotiations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Commissioner)
    • Date 01 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject AGRI matters
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Simplification of the CAP
      DG Agriculture and Rural Development
      Attending
      • Jerzy Bogdan Plewa (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Apr 2015 Location Copenhagen, Denmark
      Subject Commission priorities and work programme
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Commissioner)
    • Date 12 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Organic farming, the Commission's proposal in particular conversion, residue levels and controls
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Feb 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Introduction to the Agriculture & Food Sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Soren Schonberg (Cabinet member)
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Cabinet member)
      • Claes Bengtsson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Simplification, Greening, Fat tax, Pig price crisis, ammonia emissions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Air quality package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Juergen Mueller (Cabinet member)
      • Patrick Costello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Competitiveness of agriculture sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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