ELC becomes EU Specialty Food Ingredients

ELC is rebranding to become EU Specialty Food Ingredients. Together with our new logo, this new abbreviation speaks for itself and will make our sector easier recognisable as THE voice of specialty food ingredients in Europe. Our website will be progressively updated throughout the year. Stay tuned !

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2017-02Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

Ahead of the EU Industry Day organised by President Juncker on 28 February, EU Specialty Food Ingredients co-sign, together with 124 other associations from different sectors, a  “Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industrial strategy”. The paper calls on the European Commission to:

  • Reaffirm its...

2017-01February 2017: EU Specialty Food Ingredients at Nutraceuticals Europe* Summit & Expo

At the occasion of the 1st Congress of Nutraceuticals Europe * Summit & Expo in Madrid on 22-23 February, EU Specialty Food Ingredients will participate in the Round Table discussion on “Nutraceuticals and Food Law”.

This forum is composed of the Summit, that combines the analysis of trends, scientific...

2016-11Mr Dominique Speleers, new EU Specialty Food Ingredients President

At its AGM on 15th November 2016, the ELC General Assembly elected a new Board for a one-year term...

2016-11ELC to become ‘EU Specialty Food Ingredients” next year

A new page of the federation’s history was written at the Annual General Meeting when the General Assembly of Members agreed to change the abbreviation “ELC”, the interest and meaning of which triggers interrogations from our interlocutors nowadays, to “EU Specialty Food Ingredients”, whilst maintaining the...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 17-01ISO WG meeting

    - A EU Specialty Food Ingredients delegation contributes to the meeting of the ISO/TC 34 WG18, which continues discussing a draft standard “Definitions and criteria for food ingredients to be considered as natural”.

  • 15-12High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain

    - The Forum discusses and adopts its Work Programme in the context of “a vision of the Food Supply Chain of the 21st century”. Improving the predictability of the current regulatory framework and of fostering product and process innovation for sustainable growth is considered important by ELC to stimulate competitiveness and to open new opportunities in the food and drink sector.

  • 12-12ELC registered stakeholder at EFSA

    - As part of EFSA’s new stakeholder engagement approach, the former Stakeholder Consultative Platform, in which ELC was an appointed member, has been replaced with a new registration system. As a registered stakeholder, ELC is looking forward to continuing an active contribution to EFSA’s work with its stakeholders, notably in the framework of the Discussion Groups.

  • 09-12Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU)


    Several ELC delegates attended the CCNFSDU annual session in Hamburg where e.g. Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)  for vitamins E and D (reference for labelling purpose) were discussed.

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