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04 Jun
CIBE-CEFS-EFFAT JOINT LETTER - TRADE FOR ALL: THE EU-MERCOSUR NEGOTIATIONS

 

Representing European sugar manufacturers, sugar beet growers, and employees respectively, CEFS, CIBE, and EFFAT are watching with concern the ongoing EU-Mercosur trade negotiations. A joint letter was sent today to President Juncker, Commissioners Malmström and Hogan and responsible officials in DGs AGRI and TRADE.

 

30 May
JOINT LETTER - EU BIOFUEL CHAIN OUTREACH TO COUNCIL ON INCLUSION OF 7% CONVENTIONAL BIOFUELS IN BLENDING OBLIGATIONS ON FOSSIL FUEL SUPPLIERS

 

The EU Biofuel Chain has sent a joint letter today to Council ahead of the next negotiating round on the post-2020 Renewable Energy Directive (REDII).

 

17 Apr
PRESS RELEASE: NEONICOTINOID BAN COULD BE THE END FOR SUGAR BEET IN AUSTRIA

 

The EU Commission also wants to ban neonicotinoids in beet cultivation, although beet do not flower and therefore transfer of the substance to bees cannot take place. If sugar beet farming dies in this way, only the import of sugar from uncontrollable, non-European sources remains. Bees are not helped, thousands of farmers are threatened.

 

15 Feb
PRESS RELEASE: MERCOSUR WOULD BRING GM SUGAR BY THE BACKDOOR (AT)

 

EU verhandelt derzeit mit den Mercosur-Ländern über ein Freihandelsabkommen.Die Ergebnisse drohen zu einem Schlag gegen die Interessen der europäischen Konsumenten und der Bauern zu werden.

 

 
LATEST TWEETS FROM CIBE
 

SUGAR BEET AND SUSTAINABILITY

 

PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS

 

 

In October 2013, the  European Beet Growers  (CIBE), sugar producers  (CEFS)  and trade unions  of the  food and  agriculture  sector  (EFFAT)  have  formalised  a  landmark  agreement  to  jointly  highlight and report on  representative  Good Practices of  sustainable production of beet sugar in the EU.

 

Sustainability Partnership

 

 

 

CIBE takes part in the AgroCycle project, a Sino-EU collaborative research venture, funded by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 programme to create a protocol for the implementation of the 'circular economy' across the agri-food sector.

 

AgroCycle