Food and Agriculture Alliance

The Food and Agriculture Alliance was founded at the constitutive session held on October 31, 2017, in Belgrade. It currently has 52 companies, local governments and associations gathered around a common goal - to support the establishment of a modern regulatory and institutional framework, as well as a stable business environment in the food and agriculture sector. The Alliance also advocates the institutionalization of public-private dialogue as well as the establishment of a stable, predictable and sustainable business environment for economic entities in the food and agriculture sectors, including the incentives policy in the field of agriculture.

The Food and Agriculture Alliance’s goals:

  • Support in defining the national strategic framework for agriculture and food industry development, participation in developing national program documents and action plans,
  • Support in establishing legislative framework and adopting regulations that are in line with the EU legislation, taking into account modern technologies in the industry and the sector’s specifics at the national level,
  • Promotion and support in solving the issue of illicit production and placing on the market of food products, as well as any other illegal activities in the food chain,
  • Advocating the establishment of a stable, predictable and sustainable business environment for companies in the food and agriculture sector, including the incentives policy in the field of agriculture,
  • Rationalization of costs and administrative procedures in the food and agriculture sector,
  • Support in establishing the systems necessary for efficient use of EU pre-accession funds, in order to increase Serbia’s food and agriculture sector competitiveness,
  • Establishing a regulatory framework and forming a commodity exchange in the Republic of Serbia, following the examples of good practice in EU member states.

The Alliance includes the following members: Apatin Brewery, Atlantic Group, Bambi, Agriculture Faculty in Novi Sad, Carlsberg Serbia, Carnex, Central Association of Simmental Cattle Breeders, Coca Cola HBC, Dijamant, DIS, Dr. Oetker, Domaća trgovina, Faculty of Applied Ecology – Futura, Pharmalogist, Gomex, City of Požarevac, City of Užice, Heineken, Inpharm, Knjaz Miloš, Koteks Viscofan, Marbo Product, Mercator-S, Metro Cash & Carry, Mlekoprodukt, Nectar, Nelt, Neoplanta, Nestle Adriatic S, Paraćin Municipality, Perutnina Ptuj, Association of Beekeeping Organizations of Serbia, Strauss Adriatic, Sunoko (MK group), "Golija" Association of Organic Sheep and Cattle Breeders, Municipality of Kučevo, City of Sremska Mitrovica, Municipality of Raška, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, University of Nis, Lidl, INMES - Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology, Faculty of Economics, Finance and Administration FEFA, Barlan (The Coca Cola Company), Baby Food Factory, E3 International, Cooperative Union of Serbia, Zlatiborac, Municipality of Šid and Municipality of Inđija.

You may watch the video address of Vladimir Čupić, President of the Food and Agriculture Alliance, at the 14th Annual NALED Assembly  at the following link.

Andrej Beslać

Andrej Beslać

Mlekoprodukt / Savencia Group, General Manager

President of Food and Agriculture Alliance

Andrej Beslać graduated from the ...
Tamara Penjić

Tamara Penjić

Carnex, Meat Industry Executive Director

Vice President of Food and Agriculture Alliance

Tamara Penjić graduated from the Faculty of Technlogy in Novi Sad, later completing post-graduat...
Nina Elezović

Nina Elezović

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, Public Affairs and Communication Manager

Vice President of Food and Agriculture Alliance


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