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. The sector provides employment to more than 200.000 people in Europe.Read more
News & PressMar 07, 2018 Precautionary Allergen Labelling (PAL) and the effects for the fruit and vegetable processing industry
Feb 12, 2018 Joint statement (PROFEL - TomatoEurope) on "Concerns on rising costs of raw material for metal packaging".
Feb 06, 2018 Washing of produce: Guidance to minimize the microbiological risk
Accompanying note: PROFEL and Nestlé collaborated on a research project of common interest, led by the University of Gent...
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.