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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2019-12EU Specialty Food Ingredients at the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU)

EU Specialty Food Ingredients at the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU)

EU Specialty Food Ingredients' delegation attended the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) which was held from 24 till 29 November in Düsseldorf, Germany.

During the year EU Specialty Food Ingredients contributed to the development of Codex...

2019-12ANIMAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING PRODUCTS SUITABLE FOR VEGAN DIET

ANIMAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING PRODUCTS SUITABLE FOR VEGAN DIET

Upon request from their customers of the food and drink industry, suppliers of specialty food ingredients may issue statements implying that their company has not conducted animal studies for the pre-market approval of the said ingredients.

In the case of generic ingredients, i.e. not related to specific...

2019-11LONG -TERM STRATEGY FOR EUROPE’S INDUSTRIAL FUTURE

LONG -TERM STRATEGY FOR EUROPE’S INDUSTRIAL FUTURE

Industry4Europe, a broad coalition of 146 sectors, including EU Specialty Food Ingredients, believes that the European Union now needs an ambitious industrial strategy to help compete with other global regions – such as China, India and the USA – that have already put industry at the very top of their...

2019-11ELECTIONS OF A NEW BOARD OF EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS

ELECTIONS OF A NEW BOARD OF EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS

 

At its AGM on 13th November 2019, EU Specialty Food Ingredients elected a new Board for a one-year term.

Mr Gerard Lynch (R&D leader, systems & Texturants, Emulsifiers & Sweeteners Technology and Innovation at DuPont Nutrition & Health), is appointed President. Mrs. Marie-Laure Empinet (Member of EPA –...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 10-12LAUNCH OF THE EUROPEAN FOOD FORUM

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    A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates to the launch reception of the European Food Forum, ‘an independent, politically-led, non-partisan forum, created by Members of the European Parliament to drive the policy debate on sustainable food system transformation among legislators, policy makers, food supply chain actors, civil society organisations and public institutions”.

  • 03-12EFSA WORKSHOP ON THE RE-EVALUATION OF FOOD ADDITIVES

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    A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends an EFSA workshop in Paris, with focus on scientific methodologies for the safety assessment of sweeteners.

  • 27-115th MEETING OF THE ABS CONSULTATION FORUM

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    The Forum, attended by a delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients, discusses draft horizontal and specific Guidance documents on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU Regulation on Access and Benefit Sharing under the Nagoya Protocol.

  • 22-11DG TRADE - MARKET ACCESS WG ON SPS ISSUES

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    A delegate from EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates in the SPS MAWG meeting. Amongst many other topics of interest for our sector, the policy initiative of the new Commission around Sustainable Food Systems is presented.

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