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, starting with food manufacturers.

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

See EU Specialty Food Ingredients position in the food value chain here (select HD in Youtube settings)

2020-06Updated Code of Good Practice in B2B Communication for the Appropriate Use of Food Additives in the EU for members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients

Updated Code of Good Practice in B2B Communication for the Appropriate Use of Food Additives in the EU for members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients

EU Specialty Food Ingredients, in line with its mission “to be a transparent and credible partner, committed to science and knowledge sharing” aims at helping its members in implementing the complex European food additive legislation through an updated Code of Good Practice in B2B Communication for the...

2020-06WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – HOW SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS ACTIVELY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SAFETY OF FOOD

WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – HOW SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS ACTIVELY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SAFETY OF FOOD

This year again, on 7 June, it will be celebrated World Food Safety Day (WFSD), organised by FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks and to strengthen commitment to scale up food safety.

Specialty food ingredients are a key part of...

2020-06SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS: THE INDISPENSABLE LINK IN THE SUSTAINABLE FOOD CHAIN

SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS: THE INDISPENSABLE LINK IN THE SUSTAINABLE FOOD CHAIN

EU Specialty Food Ingredients notes with satisfaction the contribution that our sector can make to deliver on a number of actions listed in the recently published Farm to Fork strategy Action Plan by the European Commission.

With the launch of the Green Deal, the EU ambitions to become the first...

2020-04Programme of Webinars - regulatory environment for specialty food ingredients

Programme of Webinars - regulatory environment for specialty food ingredients

A programme of four exciting webinars is proposed to EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ Members in the course of April and May 2020.

Presentations by the EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ team will unveil the complex regulatory environment for specialty food ingredients in a simple and concise manner. Webinars...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 30-06EFSA’S NEW TRANSPARENCY PORTAL

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    An info session is organised by EFSA in order to introduce the new “dissemination portal”, a new digital platform aiming at increasing EFSA’s ability to proactively disclosure information and engage with the public from March 2021.

  • 25-06NOTIFICATION OF STUDIES TO EFSA

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    The ad hoc discussion on the scope of the studies to be notified to EFSA in future continues at the meeting of EFSA Technical Group on Notification of Studies Database, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a member.

  • 23-06EFSA SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE MEETING

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    EFSA 99th Plenary meeting of the Scientific Committee is open to Observers, which give EU Specialty Food Ingredients the opportunity to hear at the scientific debate on a number of future statements and guidance documents relevant to the membership.

  • 17-06FARM-TO-FORK STRATEGY

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    The Farm-to-Fork strategy to sustainable food systems is discussed at DG SANTE Advisory Group special ad hoc meeting, to which EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates.

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