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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2020-07EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ Position: Communicating on the role of nutrients for human health

EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ Position: Communicating on the role of nutrients for human health

Human nutrition should be varied, balanced and adapted to cover everyone's nutritional needs, including sufficient intake of all essential nutrients. With the worsening trend of poor diets across the EU’s population as indicated in the White Paper on A Strategy for Europe on Nutrition, Overweight and...

2020-07EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS GUIDANCE ON RESPONSIBLE B2B COMMUNICATION

EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS GUIDANCE ON RESPONSIBLE B2B COMMUNICATION

The European specialty food ingredients industry has always worked to make possible the great – nutritious, safe, sustainable, affordable, convenient and delicious – foods and beverages consumers enjoy every day. We recognise the importance to adhere to the highest standards not only in our production, but...

2020-06Updated Code of Good Practice in B2B Communication for the Appropriate Use of Food Additives in the EU for members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients

Updated Code of Good Practice in B2B Communication for the Appropriate Use of Food Additives in the EU for members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients

EU Specialty Food Ingredients, in line with its mission “to be a transparent and credible partner, committed to science and knowledge sharing” aims at helping its members in implementing the complex European food additive legislation through an updated Code of Good Practice in B2B Communication for the...

2020-06WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – HOW SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS ACTIVELY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SAFETY OF FOOD

WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – HOW SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS ACTIVELY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SAFETY OF FOOD

This year again, on 7 June, it will be celebrated World Food Safety Day (WFSD), organised by FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks and to strengthen commitment to scale up food safety.

Specialty food ingredients are a key part of...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 28-07PROGRESSING CODEX STANDARDS DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

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    Being an Observer at Codex alimentarius, involved in CCNFSDU and CCFA work, EU Specialty Food Ingredients follows a Codex webinar organised to address the current virtual mechanisms of Codex with an emphasis on CAC43, providing information on the approach.

  • 14-07BREXIT

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the stakeholder meeting organised by the European Commission on the negotiations of the future relationship (Free Trade Agreement) between the European Union and the UK.

  • 07-07SPS ISSUES

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients follows the meeting of DG TRADE Market Access WG with focus on North & South Americas.

  • 30-06EFSA’S NEW TRANSPARENCY PORTAL

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    An info session is organised by EFSA in order to introduce the new “dissemination portal”, a new digital platform aiming at increasing EFSA’s ability to proactively disclosure information and engage with the public from March 2021.

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