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Dutch Produce Association (DPA)

The Dutch Produce Association (DPA) is the Dutch sector association for marketing organisations of fruit, vegetables and mushrooms. Since 2014 DPA collaborates with Frugi Venta in the Fresh Produce Centre.

DPA was founded in 1997 with the aim of representing the interests of the fruit and vegetable sector, at both national and European level regarding the European Agricultural Policy.

The association has 14 members and is located in Zoetermeer.

Activities

DPA represents its members’ interests at the national government in The Hague and at the European Commission in Brussels.

Close contacts are maintained with the European agricultural lobby organisation COPA-COGECA, various Directorate Generals and with organisations similar to DPA in other EU countries. At national level, intensive contacts are maintained with authorities and institutes including the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture and other sector organisations.