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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2021-09Great achievements for EU Specialty Food Ingredients at Codex meeting

13th September 2021: The 52nd session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA), was held virtually between 1st and 10th September 2021. EU Specialty Food Ingredients was represented by four members and the secretariat. Our delegation can be proud of its achievements for the membership...

2021-09Infographic: Specialty Food Ingredients: Food Additives in the Safety Spotlight

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is proud to present its new infographic: 'Specialty Food Ingredients: Food Additives in the Safety Spotlight'. 2 in 5 Europeans take a personal interest in food safety, with 50% considering it an important factor when buying food. Delivering nutritional, technological and...

2021-07EU CODE OF CONDUCT ON RESPONSIBLE FOOD BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES

The development of a EU Code and monitoring framework for responsible business and marketing conduct in the food supply chain is one of the 27 actions planned by the European Commission under its Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system....

2021-06EU Specialty Food Ingredients in working groups meetings of the Codex Committee on Food Additives

25th June 2021: This week, several working groups prepared their recommendations for consideration and adoption by the 52nd session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA), which will be held virtually between 1st and 10th September 2021. EU Specialty Food Ingredients did not miss...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 27-07UNITED NATIONS FOOD SYSTEMS PRE-SUMMIT

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    An affiliated session dedicated to the presentation of the EU Code of Conduct on responsible food business and marketing practices, signed by EU Specialty Food Ingredients, is co-organised by FoodDrinkEurope and DG SANTE.

  • 20-07EFSA DISCUSSION GROUP ON FOOD CHEMICAL OCCURRENCE DATA

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates in an  information session on confidentiality requests for data sent as part of EFSA chemical monitoring data collection.

  • 18-06TRADE WITH UK

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    DG SANTE’s Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a Member,  holds a meeting on DEFRA’s Boarder Operating Model and issues linked with the withdrawal agreement and the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

  • 16-06EU CODE OF CONDUCT ON RESPONSIBLE FOOD BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES

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    The European Commission organises the last General stakeholder meeting before the launch of the Code in July. EU Specialty Food Ingredients was appointed in the Task Force Thematic Session 1 “Food consumption patterns (for healthy and sustainable diets)”.

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