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FoodDrinkEurope Head to Address National Food and Drink Conference & Exhibition in Dublin

FoodDrinkEurope Head to Address National Food and Drink Conference & Exhibition in Dublin
August 08
14:56 2017

Mella Frewen, director general of FoodDrinkEurope, has been  confirmed as a keynote speaker at the  National  Food and Drink Conference & Exhibition, which will be held on the 13th September at Citywest  Conference Centre, Dublin, Ireland. FoodDrinkEurope  is the representative association for Europe’s food and drink industry, which is comprised of 286,000 companies, 99% of whom are small and medium sized business and employing 4.2 million people .

Director general of FoodDrinkEurope since July 2007, Mella Frewen manages the organisation, its various institutions (Board, General Assembly, Liaison Committee etc) and supervises the work of the different departments. She also represents the organisation both externally and towards its members.

FoodDrinkEurope’s permanent secretariat, based in Brussels, maintains close contacts with European and international institutions and is a major partner in consultations on all issues affecting Europe’s food and drink industry. The secretariat coordinates the work of more than 700 experts though its Committees and Expert Groups around four themes: food and consumer policy (food safety and science, nutrition and health), environmental sustainability and competitiveness.

FoodDrinkEurope’s mission is to facilitate the development of an environment in which all European food and drink companies, whatever their size, can meet the needs of consumers and society, while competing effectively for sustainable growth.

FoodDrinkEurope’s contribution is based on sound scientific research, robust data management and effective communication, working within the regulatory framework to ensure that all food and drink issues are dealt with in a holistic manner. The organisation promotes its members’ interests in areas such as food safety and science, nutrition and health, consumer trust and choice, competitiveness, and environmental sustainability.

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