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.

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

2022-05EU Choose Safe Food: the EFSA campaign continues

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), together with EU member states, launched the second year of the campaign #EUChooseSafeFood. This campaign aims at helping consumers to make informed food choices in their daily lives, translating food safety science into clear and easy messaging that could...

2022-04Internal discussion paper on added fibre

EU Specialty Food Ingredients has developed an internal discussion paper on added fibre. The document provides EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ members with a clear overview of the applicable EU legislation relating to the addition of fibre to foods and presents members’ common view on the...

2022-04EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS WELCOMES 2 NEW MEMBER COMPANIES

Royal Cosun and Firmenich have joined the other 44 members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients, which now counts 28 companies and 18 national and sectoral associations, all united in a common Mission to increase trust in specialty food ingredients towards the relevant stakeholders by: Engaging...

2022-04LEARNINGS A YEAR AFTER APPLICATION OF THE TRANSPARENCY REGULATION

A webinar on 5th April 2022 takes EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ members on a journey through time, from the early days of the Commission’s proposal in 2018 to the Transparency Regulation nowadays, i.e. one year since the new rules apply to specialty food ingredients. Challenges...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 17-05FOOD CHEMICALS OCCURRENCE DATA

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    EFSA Discussion Group on Food Chemicals Occurrence Data holds its 9th meeting, an excellent occasion for an update on the food additive re-evaluation programme and the EFSA FIP Unit work programme.

  • 12-05ABS CONSULTATION FORUM

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    A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates in the meeting of the Consultation Forum on Access and Benefit Sharing, in the context of the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol.

  • 06-05SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM FRAMEWORK

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    The meeting of DG SANTE Advisory Group is the opportunity for EU Specialty Food Ingredients to find out more on the upcoming legislative framework for a Union sustainable food system.

  • 28-04JECFA

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    Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients hear from an FAO Senior Food Safety & Quality Officer about the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives.

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