On February 20th and 21st, the EPFC-CG had its first meeting at the Inagro institute in Rumbeke, Belgium. EPFC-CG members were welcomed by Stefan Teerlinck at Inagro. In total 19 core group members attended the meeting. The represented companies are all SMEs, mostly producers of perch and pikeperch but also RAS system suppliers and retailers. During the two-day meeting, participants had time to exchange on the most relevant subjects with relevance to production.