- The Danish Agriculture & Food Council represents the farming and food industries of Denmark including companies, trade and farmers’ associations.
Agriculture and food is Denmark’s largest competence cluster, employing some 186,000 people and exporting agricultural products, food and equipment to an annual value of around € 20 billion.
The Danish Agriculture & Food Council:
Promotes the political influence of the agricultural and food sector
Offers a comprehensive range of cost-effective services for its members
Implements research and development programmes within food safety and veterinary issues, animal health and productivity, animal welfare, environment and energy.
The Danish Agriculture & Food Council handles the professional interests of its members, including:
Overall industrial policy and regulatory framework
Research and innovation policy
Trade and market policy and the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Environmental and energy policies
SEGES, the research and innovation centre for agriculture and the food industry in Denmark, is part of the Danish Agriculture & Food Council.