Industry Associations in Belgium
Algemeen Boerensyndicaat (ABS)
Het Algemeen Boerensyndicaat (ABS) is de tweede grootste landbouworganisatie in Vlaanderen en is in de eerste plaats een syndicaat dat ervoor zorgt dat de belangen van haar leden zo goed mogelijk verdedigd worden.
Belgapom nonprofit association is a recognized association for the Belgian potato trade and processing industry. Its task is to defend the interest of the Belgian seed and consumption potato merchants.
Breeders Trust N.V./S.A.
Breeders Trust S.A. is an organisation of seed potato breeding companies in Europe involved in the development of new potato varieties. Breeders Trust supports the implementation and enforcement of their Plant Breeders Rights protection and the prevention of the illegal trade in plant propagation material.
European RUCIP Committee
Through the efforts of the European Union for the Wholesale Trade in Potatoes – now EUROPATAT – professional practices were defined and a simple and efficient procedure for expert assessments and arbitration, known ever since by RUCIP, has been set up.