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)

2019-10THE UPCOMING EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL

THE UPCOMING EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL

In her Political Guidelines for the next European Commission 2019-2024, Mrs. von der Leyen, President-Elect of the European Commission, has announced that she will propose a  European Green Deal in her first 100 days in office, with the aim to have Europe to strive for more by being the first...

2019-10EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO SPEAK AT THE CHINA INTERNATIONAL FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY CONFERENCE

EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO SPEAK AT THE CHINA INTERNATIONAL FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY CONFERENCE

Ms Li will deliver a presentation on “The EU list of authorised novel foods” at the China International Food Safety and Quality Conference that will take place in Beijing on 30-31 October.  Attended by about 900 participants, the Conference brings global experts together to address critical issues and...

2019-10EFSA’S NEW INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA TOOL ‘WHEN CHEMICALS MIX’

EFSA’S NEW INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA TOOL ‘WHEN CHEMICALS MIX’

People, animals and the environment can be exposed to multiple chemicals from a variety of sources. Understanding how combined chemicals behave is complex and the number of combinations is potentially infinite. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently launched a new interactive multimedia tool to...

2019-10EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO SPEAK AT THE 13th EUROPEAN FOOD AND FEED LAW (EFFL) CONFERENCE

EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO SPEAK AT THE 13th EUROPEAN FOOD AND FEED LAW (EFFL) CONFERENCE

The EFFL Conference is an established annual event organised under the auspices of the European Food and Feed Law Review, bringing together experts from the public and the private sector. It will take place in Brussels on 24-25 October. This year, among many other topics, the participants will discuss the...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 07-11NOVEL FOOD INGREDIENTS

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    Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients have the opportunity to hear an update of the activities of DG SANTE in the field of novel food ingredients.

  • 17-10EFSA STAKEHOLDER FORUM

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    The third meeting of the EFSA Stakeholder Forum in Parma focuses this year on the engagement opportunities and new channels of interactions throughout the risk assessment process, including the framing of questions.

  • 17-09PREPARATION TO BREXIT

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    Members of DG SANTE Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Heath have an exchange of views with the Food Safety Officers, Chief Veterinary Officers and Chief Plant Health Officers of the EU 27 Member States  about SPS issues, duties and VAT, rules of origin for EU exports subject to preferential tariffs, road haulage transport, intellectual property, commercial contracts and related subjects.

  • 25-07MARKET ACCESS WG ON SPS ISSUES

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients attend DG Trade’s meeting and hear at activities in China among others.

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