Pro Romanian Food Association - APAR is a non-profit legal person registered in Romania in the Register of Associations
APAR‘s main purpose is to promote Romanian products in the agri-food sector
- In the governing bodies of the association there are no representatives of public institutions or political parties;
- The activities of APAR were in the interest of all producers in Romania;
APAR has taken on the position of representation in the Civil Dialogue Groups at European level for "Product Quality and
Promotion". As a result, our representatives actively participated in the drafting of the new Regulation on the Promotion of
Agro-Food Products - Regulation (EU) no. 1144/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2014 on information provision and promotion measures for agricultural products implemented on the internal market and in third countries. As a member of PRO AGRO, APAR gained membership in the Export Council of Romania, organizing the most important external promotion actions for Romanian producers.
APAR has over 135 members active in the food industry and whose turnover (2.3 billion Euro) represents over 24,2% of the total Romanian food sector.
The main objective of the association for the year 2019 was the establishment of the Agency for Quality and Marketing of Agro-Food Products - a structure in a public-private partnership, having as attributions the management of national and European quality systems as well as the promotion of high value added products, project which was accomplished successfully.