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. 

EU Specialty Food Ingredients represents its members by:

- Engaging with authorities for the continued development of a fair regulatory environment;

- Being a transparent and credible partner, committed to science and knowledge sharing;

- Developing understanding of the role and benefits that specialty food ingredients play today, starting with food manufacturers.

And thus: increasing trust in specialty food ingredients towards the relevant stakeholders.

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2017-07EU Specialty Food Ingredients joins Advisory Group on Food Chain, Animal and Plant Health

Brussels, Friday 14th July 2017: EU Specialty Food Ingredients is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the 45 members of the Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health.

The Advisory group advises the European Commission on food safety policy, and specifically on issues...

2017-06Call to clarify the Future EU Legislative Framework for Sports Food

Brussels, Monday 26th June 2017: EU Specialty Food Ingredients together with Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE), the European Vegetable Protein Association (EUVEPRO) and Food Supplements Europe (FSE) launched a joint call for appropriate adaptations of the general EU food legislation for sports food....

2017-05EU Specialty Food Ingredients to speak at EFLA Workshop on Processing Aids

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is invited to deliver a presentation on “the industry perspective on the regulatory environment for the use of processing aids in food manufacturing in the EU” at the workshop organised by the European Food Law Association (EFLA) on 22 June in Brussels. More information about...

2017-05EU Specialty Food Ingredients to speak at UEBT Conference “Inspire! Sourcing and innovation for people and biodiversity”

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is invited to deliver a presentation on “Biodiversity and “Utilisation of Genetic Resources” in the EU Food Sector” at the conference organised by the Union for Ethical Bio-Trade (UEBT) in Paris on 1st June 2017. The conference will explore notably new ideas for conserving...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 20-07SPS Market Access WG

    - A delegation from EU Specialty Food Ingredients hears about the status of the authorisation of food additives in Japan from a delegated expert in the Mission of Japan to support industry in their applications.

  • 22-06EFSA Round Table with industry associations (Parma)


    EU Specialty Food Ingredients contribute for the 4th consecutive year to the EFSA’s Roundtable , the aim of which is to discuss transparency and dialogue during EFSA’s risk assessment process. 

  • 20-06High Level Forum – Sherpa meeting


    EU Specialty Food Ingredients attend the 4th meeting of the Sherpa group of the High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain, where dual quality of food products is discussed.

  • 15-06Novel food application – EFSA webinar


    EFSA organises a webinar in order to detail the scientific aspects to consider when preparing a novel food application, which is followed by EU Specialty Food Ingredients.

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