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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2022-093rd International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is pleased to support today the 3rd International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, organised by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and celebrated each year on 29th September. At global level, it is estimated that...

2022-09THE EU SUSTAINABLE FINANCE AGENDA

In the landscape of the multiple initiatives in relation to the Green Deal, the EU Sustainable Finance Agenda takes a special place and covers key components, of which the EU Taxonomy. On 26th September, members have the pleasure to engage with a CEFIC expert, who...

2022-08New videos on specialty food ingredients

What are specialty food ingredients? What is their contribution to sustainable food systems and food waste reduction? Can specialty food ingredients add health benefits to our food?  How can food reformulation help achieve healthier diets? EU Specialty Food Ingredients is happy to present its new...

2022-08SAVE GAS FOR A SAFE WINTER: SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS ARE “SOCIETALLY-CRITICAL”

EU Specialty Food Ingredients welcomes that food is identified by the European Commission as a societally-critical sector, for which a disruption of gas supply would have negative effects on supply chains[1]. EU Specialty Food Ingredients would like to stress that the production of foods and...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 27-09CONFIDENTIALITY OF APPLICATIONS

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    A representative from EU Specialty Food Ingredients  attends a webinar organised by EFSA in order to outline the procedures concerning confidentiality assessment and content sanitisation in place at EFSA and to provide practical guidance on lessons-learnt and essentials to take account of when submitting confidentiality requests,  after 18 months of application of the Transparency Regulation.

  • 26-09CODE OF CONDUCT FOR RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES IN THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

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    The inaugural Thematic Session "Mitigating Climate Change" is attended by a delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients: the aim is to explore frontrunner commitments from the worlds of retail, manufacturing and sustainable agriculture and indulge in an interactive debate exploring the challenges, opportunities and the importance of enabling conditions to support the transformation of our food systems.

  • 14-09NOTIFICATION OF STUDIES

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    A representative from EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends an EFSA webinar where the updated process for the notification of studies carried out in support to applications is presented.

  • 05-07EFSA SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE MEETING

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    The 109th plenary meeting of the Scientific Committee is open to Observers, which gives the opportunity for a delegate of EU Specialty Food Ingredients to hear about scientific development of interest for members.

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