EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS

Specialty food ingredients have technological and/or functional benefits and are essential in providing today’s consumer with a wide range of tasty, safe, healthy, affordable, qualitative and sustainably produced food. They are key segment in the European food industry that is used in many of consumer foods and have consequently become part of our daily life.

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is 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 and tomorrow, starting with food manufacturers.

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

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2021-02RISK ASSESSMENT OF SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS UNDER THE “TRANSPARENCY REGULATION”

Ahead of the application of the new transparency rules to EFSA safety assessment as from 27th March 2021, EU Specialty Food Ingredients has published to the attention of its Members a booklet that gives an overview of the process applied to the risk assessment of...

2021-02Specialty Food Ingredients: The indispensable link in the sustainable food chain

In this new video Geert Maesmans, President of EU Specialty Food Ingredients, explains how specialty food ingredients contribute to reaching the ambitious goals set by EU policy makers in the framework of the European Green Deal and the Farm to Fork strategy. Today the world...

2020-11AN ODE TO E NUMBERS

Rosanne Hertzberger

The AGM of EU Specialty Food Ingredients starts with an exciting presentation made by Rosanne Hertzberger, a microbiologist, columnist at NRC Handelsblad and writer of the book “An ode to E-numbers” (Ode aan de E-nummers). Her book is an ode to chemistry and technology within...

2020-10World Food Day 2020

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is happy to join today the celebrations for World Food Day 2020, organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) each year on October 16th. Food is the essence of life and the bedrock of our cultures...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 23-02CODE OF CONDUCT FOR RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES

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    In line with Farm to Fork’s action plan, DG SANTE Advisory Group, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a member, is invited to a meeting to discuss the progress in the elaboration of the Code of Conduct that will apply to “the middle of the food chain”. The specialty food ingredients sector stands ready to do its part to progress on the sustainability journey, contributing to a healthier and sustainable future for people, the planet and business.

  • 16-02NOTIFICATION OF STUDIES TO EFSA

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    Ahead of the application of the Transparency Regulation on 27 March 2021, EFSA organises a webinar attended by EU Specialty Food Ingredients.

  • 27-01TRANSPARENCY IN RISK ASSESSMENT

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    As a member of EFSA Technical Group on Database on Notifications of Studies, EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates in the 3rd core meeting, the concept of which is to present “real life” scenarios.

  • 26-01EFSA WORKSHOP

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    EFSA holds an interactive workshop on how to best work together to get prepared for future challenges in risk assessment and innovation, which EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends.

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