The standards encourage high-quality production, improve profitability and protect consumer interests. UNECE standards are used internationally by Governments, producers, traders, importers, exporters and international organizations. They cover a wide spectrum of agricultural products: fresh fruit and vegetables (FFV), dry and dried produce (DDP), seed potatoes, meat, cut flowers, eggs and egg products. You can download the standards cost free from this website and use them free of charge.
The first UNECE-FAO Conference on Food Loss and Waste was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on 10 November on the occasion of the annual session of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards (9 to 11 November 2016).
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To mark the International Year of Pulses the UNECE, FAO and Permanent Missions of Turkey, Pakistan, Namibia to the United Nations in Geneva and others hosted a culinary exhibition in the Palais des Nations on 19 April 2016 to showcase the large variety of pulses available, a multitude of culinary options, the role of pulses for sustainable development and food security.