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.

See EU Specialty Food Ingredients position in the food value chain here (select HD in Youtube settings)

2020-04Programme of Webinars - regulatory environment for specialty food ingredients

Programme of Webinars - regulatory environment for specialty food ingredients

A programme of four exciting webinars is proposed to EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ Members in the course of April and May 2020.

Presentations by the EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ team will unveil the complex regulatory environment for specialty food ingredients in a simple and concise manner. Webinars...

2020-04European Specialty Food Ingredients manufacturers are reinforcing their operation processes to secure stable food production in light of Covid-19 outbreak

European Specialty Food Ingredients manufacturers are reinforcing their operation processes to secure stable food production in light of Covid-19 outbreak

The unexpected outbreak of Covid-19 has changed many aspects of our life that we all took for granted. In this unprecedented time, it is more essential than ever to secure stability of food supply for all European citizens. This is why European specialty food ingredients manufacturers are reinforcing their...

2020-03EUROPEAN INDUSTRIES WELCOME THE NEW INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY FOR EUROPE

EUROPEAN INDUSTRIES WELCOME THE NEW INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY FOR EUROPE

Industry4Europe, a coalition of 154 sector Associations representing the diversity of the EU’s industrial base, including EU Specialty Food Ingredients, is pleased to receive the publication by the European Commission of its much-awaited New Industrial Strategy for Europe.

The European Commission has...

2020-03EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS ELECTS A NEW PRESIDENT

At its Board meeting on 3rd March 2020, EU Specialty Food Ingredients elected a new President, Mr Geert Maesmans, Director Research, Development and Innovation at Cargill Texturizing Solutions, as a successor to Mr Gerard Lynch.

On behalf of our association, I would like to sincerely thank Gerard Lynch...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 08-05FARM TO FORK STRATEGY, BREXIT & MORE

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients participate to the virtual meeting of DG SANTE  Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health where the Farm to Fork strategy is discussed. Updates are given by DG SANTE on a number of other topics too, from Brexit to the Transparency Regulation and of course the Covid-19 crisis.

  • 30-04NEW ORGANIC LEGISLATION

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    Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients are given an insightful update by DG AGRI officer about the products and substances for use in the production of processed organic food and of yeast used as food in the context of the implementation of the new organic legislation.

  • 17-04EFF EXCHANGE OF VIEWS ON COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

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    Chaired by MEP Roza Thun, the European Food Forum, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a member, held a fruitful exchange of views via videoconference about the impact of COVID-19 on the food supply chain. The summary notes are available here.

    The event gave the opportunity to remind that it is important to secure the manufacture, transport and delivery of all components of food stuffs, including specialty food ingredients , without which the production of many processed foods is simply not possible.

  • 14-04“TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM” SCIENTIFIC OPINION

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    The scientific opinion “Towards a Sustainable Food System” prepared by the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (SAM) is just published. It was finalised after the joint stakeholder meeting on this scientific advice and the Farm to Fork Strategy on 18 February, in which EU Specialty Food Ingredients participated.

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