What is PROFEL?
PROFEL is the European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industries.
PROFEL represents over 500 companies in 11 European countries through national associations or direct company membership.
Processed fruits and vegetables are recognized for superb retention of micronutrients. This quality explains why the nutritional value of frozen vegetables and canned vegetables is comparable to t...Read more
Canned and frozen fruit and vegetables can be purchased in convenient portions, ready-peeled and prepared, and because they have a long shelf-life, consumers are able to plan their meals effective...Read more
The processed fruit and vegetables sector is a true European sector. Most of the products are grown on European fields.Read more
News & PressNov 11, 2020 PROFEL announces new sector hygiene guidelines in control of Listeria monocytogenes for frozen vegetables
11 November 2020 Yesterday, EU Member States’ experts at a Standing Committee meeting endorsed hygiene guidelines for th...Sep 15, 2020 Fruit processors report higher production costs – low product prices do not reflect value of their products
Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, the fruit and vegetable processing sector – as an essential sector - has done an ou...Jul 06, 2020 PROFEL joins the Glass Loop initiative
On 30 June 2020, PROFEL proudly joined the Glass Loop initiative, contributing with other stakeholders to a higher colle...
How to become a member?
PROFEL membership is open to national associations and companies which meet certain criteria. PROFEL’s product group meetings and General Assemblies provide an efficient platform to exchange information on trends in production, consumption, trade and the market situation identify common problems with sector-specific policy dossiers, find common solutions that result in concrete actions to defend the interests of industry and more.