The EU’s deforestation-free products regulation
How will the EU’s proposed deforestation-free products regulation impact the food and beverage sector?
Agreement in principle has been reached over a landmark regulation to prevent commodity-driven deforestation and forest degradation in certain EU supply chains. The regulation is expected to enter into force this year and could be actively enforced from 2024. With several food and agricultural commodities set to be affected, this whitepaper outlines regulatory requirements, key challenges, and wider repercussions for the industry.