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Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption "5 a Day"

Membership in the Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day” (Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day”) allows organizations to share their experiences, engage in conversation and draw on the best practices of like-minded groups around the world.  Whether initiating or strengthening fruit and vegetable promotion and outreach programs within their own countries, Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day” members have access valuable resources including:

  • the latest scientific findings
  • current resources on communication, strategy and policy on increasing fruit and vegetable consumption
  • support from peers from around the globe

Who can join Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day”?

Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day” members are organizations that are actively involved in the non-commercial marketing and promotion of vegetables and fruit with a “5-a-day” type of outreach program operating at a national or multi-national level. Members can include but are not limited to:

  • Trade Corporations
  • Health Units
  • Governmental and quasi-governmental organizations
  • Non-government organizations
  • Registered not-for-profit organizations

Membership Types

Active Members
Active members are entitled to participate in all Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day” activities, receive notices of meetings of the members and attend such meetings.

Observer Members
Observer members are any regional, national or multi-national alliance of organizations that is in the development phase of the non-commercial marketing and promotion of vegetables and fruit with a 5 A Day type approach with the intent of operating at a national or multi-national level or working with and supporting an existing program at a national or multi-national level. Observer members cannot vote, but are entitled to participate in Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day” activities.

Join Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day”

To join Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day”, download and complete the Membership Application Form and submit to the Global Alliance to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption “5 a Day”‘s Board of Directors for review and approval.

Member Benefits

The International Fruit and Vegetables Alliance offers its members a broad range of resources designed to support and expand 5 a Day-type programs, including:
Communications Tools:

  • An active, informative federation website
  • A short annual report including 5 a Day-type program activity highlights from around the world
  • Scientific newsletters with content developed by international subject matter experts to support the importance of fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet
  • Communications support from peers from around the globe

Stock Resources

  • Stock fruit and vegetable photography
  • A recipe library
  • Educational curricula
  • Materials, and model outreach campaigns

Media Support

  • Model news releases
  • Lay summaries of important research

Consensus Papers

  • Development of papers providing expert opinion on related issues of interest: what food forms count as a fruit or vegetable, what constitutes a serving size, and organics/pesticide safety.