ELC becomes EU Specialty Food Ingredients

ELC is rebranding to become EU Specialty Food Ingredients. Together with our new logo, this new abbreviation speaks for itself and will make our sector easier recognisable as THE voice of specialty food ingredients in Europe. Our website will be progressively updated throughout the year. Stay tuned !

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2016-11Mr Dominique Speleers, new ELC President

At its AGM on 15th November 2016, the ELC General Assembly elected a new Board for a one-year term...

2016-11ELC to become ‘EU Specialty Food Ingredients” next year

A new page of the federation’s history was written at the Annual General Meeting when the General Assembly of Members agreed to change the abbreviation “ELC”, the interest and meaning of which triggers interrogations from our interlocutors nowadays, to “EU Specialty Food Ingredients”, whilst maintaining the...

2016-11Delivering on EU food safety and nutrition in 2050 – Future challenges and policy preparedness

At the ELC Annual General Meeting held on 15th November, Mr Ladislav MIKO,  Deputy Director General Food Safety at DG SANTE, delivered an insightful presentation "Delivering on EU Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050 – Future challenges and policy preparedness", as part of a foresight project for future food...

2016-11ELC member ISA supports World Diabetes Day for a 5th consecutive year

For a fifth consecutive year, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA) stands by the efforts of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to raise awareness on diabetes prevention and management, by supporting World Diabetes Day with targeted and engaging activation and materials, this time with the...

Latest Updates from ELC

  • 15-12High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain

    - The Forum discusses and adopts its Work Programme in the context of “a vision of the Food Supply Chain of the 21st century”. Improving the predictability of the current regulatory framework and of fostering product and process innovation for sustainable growth is considered important by ELC to stimulate competitiveness and to open new opportunities in the food and drink sector.

  • 12-12ELC registered stakeholder at EFSA

    - As part of EFSA’s new stakeholder engagement approach, the former Stakeholder Consultative Platform, in which ELC was an appointed member, has been replaced with a new registration system. As a registered stakeholder, ELC is looking forward to continuing an active contribution to EFSA’s work with its stakeholders, notably in the framework of the Discussion Groups.

  • 09-12Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU)


    Several ELC delegates attended the CCNFSDU annual session in Hamburg where e.g. Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)  for vitamins E and D (reference for labelling purpose) were discussed.

  • 05-12EFSA webinar on EFSA services to applicants


    ELC welcomes EFSA’s initiative to hold a webinar “What services does EFSA offer to regulated products’ applicants?”, where the different support initiatives that are available at EFSA for applicants during the life cycle of application for regulated products are presented.

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