Join our EU Roundtable on 30th April

Join the next Roundtable Roundtable to find out about the impact of airfreighted fresh produce from developing countries and to discuss whether airfreighted fresh produce should be banned.

Taking place on Tuesday 30th April at 1130-1300 CEST, this event will be available to join both online and in person at Press Club Brussels Europe, 95 Rue Froissart, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium.

The event will bring together representatives of retail, food businesses, NGOs and government to explore:

• The impact of airfreighted fresh horticultural products from developing countries.
• Climate Justice considerations for corporate Net Zero strategies
• To ban or not to ban: should we ban airfreighted fresh produce to achieve Net Zero?

Speakers include:

  • Martijn Boelen, Head of Sector Trade at the Directorate-General for International Partnerships at the European Commission.
  • Dr Ebenezer Laryea, Associate Professor in International Sustainable Development Law at the University of Northampton.
  • James MacGregor, Development Economist and author of ‘Fair Miles: recharting the food miles map’ published by IIED and Oxfam.
  • Jeremy Knops, General Delegate at COLEAD.

If you wish to attend online, please click here to register

If you wish to attend in person, please click here to register

The Fairmiles consortium represents over 15 businesses in the horticulture, aviation and international development sectors including COLEAD, University of Exeter, University of Northampton and the Overseas Development Institute.
We do hope you will be able to join us.

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