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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2021-06HAPPY WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY!

Today, 7h June, we celebrate World Food Safety Day (WFSD). Food safety is everyone’s business, and this is why we support FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius in raising awareness about the importance to prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security. Thanks to the use...

2021-06EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS WELCOMES ITS 42nd MEMBER

The General Assembly is very pleased to welcome COSUCRA as a new Member of the Federation. Around 200 businesses are involved directly or indirectly through a member association in EU Specialty Food Ingredients. The EU specialty food ingredients market, today worth around €16 billion is...

2021-06LEARNING FROM OUR MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS

5 member associations, namely FAIA, Federchimica AISPEC, ISA , Marinalg Int. & AMFEP have put together an exciting programme to share their experience in the field of Communications, Nutrition and Food Improvement Agents with the other EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ members. An inspiring seminar that...

2021-05COUNCIL OF THE EU

Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients are invited to a virtual information session of the Council of the EU, with focus on the Council’s role in shaping the EU food policies. More precisely, the participants shall know more about the Council working party on foodstuffs...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 16-06EU CODE OF CONDUCT ON RESPONSIBLE FOOD BUSINESS AND MARKETING PRACTICES

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    The European Commission organises the last General stakeholder meeting before the launch of the Code in July. EU Specialty Food Ingredients was appointed in the Task Force Thematic Session 1 “Food consumption patterns (for healthy and sustainable diets)”.

  • 16-06EFSA ROUND TABLE WITH INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

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    For the 8th consecutive year, EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates to the EFSA Round Table. This year again, the focus is on the implementation of the Transparency Regulation to the risk assessment process.

  • 08-06NOTIFICATION OF STUDIES TO EFSA

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients participates to the meeting of EFSA’s Discussion Group on Database of Notification of Studies, of which the association is an appointed member. The meeting gives the opportunity to provide a first feedback on the EFSA tool two months after the application of the new Transparency rules.

  • 07-06EU dialogue for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients is pleased to be invited to the meeting with stakeholders organised in the framework of the EU dialogue for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit, the opening speeches of which are delivered by Commissioner Ms. Kyriakides and Ms. Do Céu Antunes, Minister of Agriculture, Portuguese Presidency.

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