Philippines regains EU market access for pili nuts export

Dried pili nuts from the Philippines can now enter the 27 member states of the European Union (EU) following the issuance of the European Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/267. The document signed on February 8, 2023 authorizes the inclusion of dried pili nuts in the Union list of novel foods that may be placed on the EU market after it passed the EU’s food safety and labelling requirements. In line with the directive of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to boost high value crops for export, the Department of Agriculture (DA) welcomed the EU issuance that opens market opportunities for the country’s pili industry. The export of pili nut, which […]