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AECOC and Save Food celebrate the Fourth Meeting Point against Food Waste


The event, which will have an international dimension, will bring together 250 executives and professionals from leading national and multinational food companies

The next 26 September Madrid will host the Fourth Meeting Point AECOC against Food Waste / Save Food Meeting; an event that this year will have international reach thanks to an agreement between the Association of consumer goods companies (AECOC), The Club of Exporters and Investors and Save Food, a cooperation initiative promoted by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), FAO and Messe Düsseldorf.

the meeting, to discuss outstanding cases of success driven from the primary sector, industry and food distribution, serve for the exchange of ideas and experiences among the more than 250 business professionals, associations, administrations and assistants food banks.



Point IV AECOC / Save Food Meeting Meeting will address outstanding projects to combat food waste driven by companies like Eroski or PepsiCo; as well as initiatives to take advantage of food surpluses as carried out by Espigoladors. The conference will focus, this time, in the French market, analyzing the impact of the recently passed in this country and that requires companies to have signed distribution agreements with food banks law.

Similarly, will include a roundtable in which companies, consumer associations and public administration representatives will discuss how the consumer is reporting on such important issues as expiration dates and preferred consumption, methods to preserve food, responsible consumption etc.…

The event, to be held at the Ateneo de Madrid, It will end with a "show cooking" and based cocktail recipes use offered by IFA Group.

About the Club of Exporters and Investors

The Club of Spanish Exporters and Investors is a business association multisectoral, independent, non-profit whose goal is to represent and defend the interests of Spanish companies with international activity. Founded in 1997, It has a consolidated position as regards the internationalization of Spanish companies.

In it are represented numerous companies in virtually all productive sectors and of different sizes, whose combined turnover figure equivalent to 25% Spanish GDP, and the 40% It corresponds to its international business. Have a 800.000 employees and their investments abroad constitute the 50% of total Spanish international investment.

Sobre Save Food

Save Food is a collaborative effort led by the United Nations through its Environment Program (UNEP), FAO and Messe Düsseldorf to combat food waste that occurs in the world. Business, political class and civil society work together in promoting discussion forums, innovations and solutions to reduce waste in the various links in the value chain.

about AECOC

More than 26.000 associated, AECOC is one of the largest business associations in our country and the only one where manufacturers and distributors work closely to bring greater value to the consumer. The turnover of its member companies accounts for about 20% of GDP.

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  1. I find it regrettable that the treatment has been given to the media trying to report on the event. Security members have prevented them from taking pictures and urged them to buy the book release. Do they need to do business around?

    • Hi Mariana, Thanks for your comment.
      Greatly sorry to hear what you say, I really look forward to the day in which all fairs and events of this type understanding that the relationship with the media should be careful. When After this is mutual feedback as, your contents do but give more relevance to the event itself. We hope that things change for future occasions. Luck!

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