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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2020-11AN ODE TO E NUMBERS

Rosanne Hertzberger

The AGM of EU Specialty Food Ingredients starts with an exciting presentation made by Rosanne Hertzberger, a microbiologist, columnist at NRC Handelsblad and writer of the book “An ode to E-numbers” (Ode aan de E-nummers). Her book is an ode to chemistry and technology within...

2020-10World Food Day 2020

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is happy to join today the celebrations for World Food Day 2020, organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) each year on October 16th. Food is the essence of life and the bedrock of our cultures...

2020-10Infographic: How specialty food ingredients help meet specific dietary needs

EU Specialty Food Ingredients has developed a new infographic to illustrate how specialty food ingredients can help meet specific dietary needs. Specialty food ingredients play a key role in the food value chain. They typically help preserve, texturise, emulsify and colour food, and can add...

2020-10EU SPECIALTY FOOD INGREDIENTS WELCOME THREE NEW MEMBERS

On 1st October, Chr. Hansen, CP Kelco and Ingredion have joined the 21 leading producers of specialty food ingredients that were already direct member companies of EU Specialty Food Ingredients. Together with 18 national and sectoral member associations, member companies actively contribute to the mission...

Latest Updates from EU Specialty Food Ingredients

  • 23-11DG SANTE ADVISORY GROUP PLENARY MEETING

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    The status of a possible revision of the definition for ENM in the Novel Food Regulation is addressed, as well as the Farm to Fork strategy, both topics of interest for EU Specialty Food Ingredients.

  • 19-11TRANSPARENCY REGULATION – EFSA

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    EU Specialty Food Ingredients attends the  webinar “Implementing the Transparency Regulation - requirements, tools and services”.

  • 18-11TRANSPARENCY REGULATION – DG SANTE

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    DG SANTE holds an Ad Hoc Working Group meeting on the implementation of the Transparency Regulation. EFSA Practical Arrangements, which will have a direct impact on the risk assessment process of many ingredients produced by members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients, are presented.

  • 13-11FOOD IMPROVEMENT AGENTS

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    Members of EU Specialty Food Ingredients have been given an opportunity to hear from DG SANTE about recent and upcoming developments in the field of European food additive and food enzyme legislation.

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