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CAOBISCO interpretation aid on the definition of the primary ingredient of a food as for Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/775 - Jan 14,2021
With this interpretation aid, CAOBISCO intends to help FBOs in applying the rules for indicating the country of origin or place of provenance of the primary ingredient of a food as for Regulation (EU) 2018/775. This interpretation aid does not constitute an official interpretation of the regulations; therefore, it does not prejudge the final interpretation that the competent courts (European and Nationals Courts of Justice) could reserve for the regulation. Companies remain responsible for the correct labelling of their products.
CAOBISCO Statement on the Launch of the 2020 Cocoa Barometer - Dec 01,2020
CAOBISCO, the Association of the Chocolate Industries of Europe, welcomes today’s launch of the Cocoa Barometer 2020. It outlines the necessary measures all stakeholders, from farmers to consumers, should take to make the cocoa supply chain sustainable.
Joint EU-UK food and drink industry letter on rules of origin to lead EU and UK trade negotiators - June 16,2020
We are writing on behalf of a group of food and drink trade associations from across Europe that
have a strong shared interest in the successful outcome of future trade talks between the EU and the
UK. Our industries produce, process and manufacture a diverse range of products that help ensure
consumers and shoppers across Europe benefit from the highest quality and widest choice of food
and drink anywhere in the world.
CAOBISCO Statement on EU-UK FTA Negotiations - May 22,2020
CAOBISCO is highly concerned that considering the current advancement of the negotiations and the COVI-19 crisis, a thought through, balanced trade agreement could be jeopardised. Thus, we call on the EU and UK authorities to extend the transition agreement as long as it is necessary.
Statement on Due Diligence - Feb 25,2020
CAOBISCO members are committed to ensuring that their products are manufactured responsibly and to the highest standards, minimising environmental impact and respecting the human rights of those in their value chains.
Simple value-based sugar origin rules for the export competitiveness of CAOBISCO industries - Jan 29,2016
CAOBISCO Statement on Preferential Origin Rules on sugar