SPANISH NATIONAL PRODUCERS AND TRADERS OF GARLIC ASSOCIATION, ANPCA
ANPCA was stablished in February 2002 with the mean objective of defending the interests of garlic producers and traders in Spain and promoting this social crop, which has almost 23,000 hectares cultivated in our country and a production close to 170,000,000 kilos.
Currently, ANPCA represents more than 1,800 producers and the 57 most important garlic trading companies in Spain, which together account for 70% of the total production marketed in our country, reaching a turnover higher than 178.5 million euros in the last campaign. These figures make this Association the benchmark in the sector, in both terms, marketing and production.
Spanish garlic is a product of a very high quality and high level of demand in national and international markets. So much so, that more than 63% of the garlic marketed by our associates is destined for export, being the main countries demanding Spanish garlic, countries such as Italy, France, United Kingdom and Germany, countries that seek the excellence of the quality product. In total, the companies associated with ANPCA exported in the past campaign to 49 countries.
ANPCA defends the interests of Spanish garlic producers and traders at national and international level.
ANPCA is the chairmanship of the Garlic Committee of EUCOFEL, the European Fruit and Vegetable Trade Association of the EU, which represents and defends the general interests of trade, wholesalers, producer organizations, as well as producers and exporters (intra and extra community) of fruits and vegetables of the European Union. EUCOFEL represents National Federations / Associations and companies from Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Greece, and Italy.
ANPCA makes business consulting for his associated companies,
Development of sector studies and providing services related to the productive and commercial activity of the companies, as well as the training and the improvement of the qualification of the workers.
ANPCA has been part of the Mixed Committee Italy-France-Spain since the beginning,
This European Committee that later changed his denominate in 2011 to Mixed Committee Italy-France-Spain with the incorporation of Italy. ANPCA currently participates in the garlic contact and conclusions groups.
ANPCA is also the Association who represents the garlic sector in FEPEX (Spanish Federation of Associations of Producers Exporters of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Live Plants)
FEPEX is the Spanish Federation who represents, defends and promotes the interests of the producer and exporter sector before the different administrations.
ANPCA IS ASSOCIATED TO FEPEX
ANPCA is associated to FEPEX (Spanish Federation of Associations of Producers and Exporters of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Live Plants), which is a sectoral non-profit organization, for private use, that provides services to his members like the defense of his interests and the representation at the different administrations, institutions, decision-making groups and international organizations.
Production and trading statistics, daily and monthly quotes of garlic in international markets, exported quantities and prices references.
International legislation of garlic trade, quality standards and international agreements. European regulation of garlic sector.
ANPCA is member of the government commission of the main European fruits and vegetables trade fair, FRUIT ATTRACTION. ANPCA promotes also aggrupation’s participation in other world trade fairs.
ANPCA prepares informative summaries, notices and press releases for the specialized press.
In a short Recap, ANPCA is the Spanish National Producers and traders Garlic Association .