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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2020-09PRINCIPLES FOR RESEARCH CONDUCT

As the European Commission is celebrating the European Research and Innovation Days (22-24 September 2020), EU Specialty Food Ingredients is proud to join the conversation around the importance of scientific research and innovation in shaping our future. Food ingredient manufacturers are those within the food...

2020-09UPDATE ON BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS

On 11 September, EU Specialty Food Ingredients attended a meeting organised by the Commission to update the food industry on Brexit talks. Unfortunately, most of the decisions that will be key to ensuring continued exports to the UK have not yet been taken, creating considerable uncertainty for...

2020-07EU 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

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,...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 16-09FOOD CHEMICALS OCCURRENCE DATA

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    EFSA holds the 7th meeting of the Discussion Group on Food Chemical Occurrence, to which EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates.

  • 15-09EFSA ROUND TABLE WITH INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

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    EU Specialty Food ingredients contributes to the Round Table where the review of the EFSA catalogue of services are presented among others.

  • 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.

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