Let’s talk food #EUFoodchat

EUFoodchat takes place today 11.30pm and the topic is the new promotion policy for European agricultural and food products.
Among the special guest is Roger Waite, the EU spokesman for agriculture and rural development.

EUfoodchat is an online community that provides a platform for European citizens to engage with policy makers and fellow stakeholders on topical issues related to food, health, agriculture and competitiveness on Twitter.

Do join the chat, ask your questions and discuss: #EUFoodchat on Twitter!

Questions are :

Q1a: “Enjoy, it’s from Europe”: What added-value do European agri-food products offer in international markets?
Q1b: How will these added-value points be included in the promotion campaign/criteria?

Q2a: How to best take into account the nutrition and environmental factors when selecting eligible products?
Q2b: How much weight should these factors have in the selection process?

Q3: How to prevent internal competition among products, product categories or countries within the internal market?

Q4a: As producers and/or consumers, are you using logos or specific labelling on your products i.e. organic or Geographical Indication?
Q4b: how can we explain such a low awareness of European consumers for these logos and the European agri products in general?

Q5: Would this new regime really be simpler for the beneficiaries?

Q6a: When will the technical support (guiding platform) be available to stakeholders?
Q6b: If you’re a stakeholder interesting in the programme, what do you expect from it?