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)

2019-06WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – THE CONTRIBUTION OF SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO THE SAFETY OF FOODS

WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY – THE CONTRIBUTION OF SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS TO THE SAFETY OF FOODS

On the occasion of the first World Food Safety Day on 7 June, the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius has invited all stakeholders to raise global awareness about food safety in general and to highlight that everyone involved in food systems has a part to play. In the context of the call to actions “Keep it safe -...

2019-05Outcome of the European elections – Key learnings and next steps

Outcome of the European elections – Key learnings and next steps

After 50.97% of the European voters (42.61% in 2014) went to the polls between 23rd and 26th May to elect the new Members of the European Parliament for the next five years, Strasbourg and Brussels’ hemicycles will be more fragmented than during the previous legislative term.

Indeed, although the EPP and...

2019-04TRAINING/VISIT OF THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS IN BRUSSELS

An exciting one-day training session about the European institutions is organised by EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ team for a broad Members’ delegation. The interactions between the institutions, the challenges of the upcoming elections in the European Parliament and of the renewal of the European...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 13-06DIETARY FIBRES WG – KICK-OFF MEETING

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    As part of its Nutrition Committee, EU Specialty Food Ingredients establishes a specific Working Group to address topics related to dietary fibres, which are of interest to the Members.

  • 16-05CALLS FOR DATA ON FOOD ADDITIVES – MEETING OF EFSA DISCUSSION GROUP

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    As a member of EFSA Discussion Group on Food Chemical Occurrence Data, EU Specialty Food Ingredients’ s delegate attends a meeting to discuss the provision of analytical data on food additives and to hear about the next steps of data publication by EFSA, beyond Open Food Tox.

  • 07-05DG SANTE ADVISORY GROUP

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    The Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health, of which EU Specialty Food Ingredients is a member, meets to discuss among others the next steps of the revision of the General Food Law.

  • 10-04GUT MICROBIOME

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    Dr Jan-Willem van der Kamp (TNO and Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, The Netherlands) deliver an insightful presentation ”The gut microbiome – perspectives for impact on dietary recommendations, regulations and for future research” at the meeting of the Nutrition Committee of EU Specialty Food Ingredients.

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