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.

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2019-09EU Specialty Food Ingredients to speak at EFLA Conference on Codex

EU Specialty Food Ingredients to speak at EFLA Conference on Codex

Caroline Rey, EU Affairs Manager at EU Specialty Food Ingredients, will speak at the European Food Law Association (EFLA) Conference dedicated to Codex Alimentarius and its importance in the current regulatory debate, which will take place on  10th October in Brussels.

The Codex Alimentarius, or the food...

2019-09EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO SPEAK AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CZECH PLATFORM FOR REFORMULATIONS

EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO SPEAK AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CZECH PLATFORM FOR REFORMULATIONS

On 18 September the Czech Platform for reformulations will hold its annual conference in Prague. Mr Petr Menšík, from EU Specialty Food Ingredients, is invited to speak about  “Innovative solutions for reformulations within the EU regulatory environment’. He will show how specialty food ingredients help...

2019-08FEEDING FUTURE GENERATIONS: HOW FINANCE CAN BOOST INNOVATION IN THE AGRI-FOOD

FEEDING FUTURE GENERATIONS: HOW FINANCE CAN BOOST INNOVATION IN THE AGRI-FOOD

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has prepared an interesting report for the European Commission (DG Research and Innovation)  “Feeding future generations: how can finance boost innovation in agri-food”, to which EU Specialty Food Ingredients has contributed through an interview from a Member of the Board...

2019-06WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – THE CONTRIBUTION OF SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO THE SAFETY OF FOODS

WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – THE CONTRIBUTION OF SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO THE SAFETY OF FOODS

On the occasion of the first World Food Safety Day on 7 June, the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius has invited all stakeholders to raise global awareness about food safety in general and to highlight that everyone involved in food systems has a part to play. In the context of the call to actions “Keep it safe -...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 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.

  • 25-06EFSA SCIENTFIC COMMITTEE MEETING

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    EFSA Scientific Committee holds a meeting open to Observers, which give EU Specialty Food Ingredients the opportunity to follow the discussion on a draft self-task mandate on substances that are nutrients and also additives.

  • 24-06EFSA INDUSTRY ROUND TABLE

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients participate to EFSA’s Round Table with industry associations, which is dedicated this year to the preparation of EFSA “internal rules” that result from the revision of the General Food Law.

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