The Voice of Specialty Food Ingredients Producers in Europe

The Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries (ELC) combines credible science and trusted experts to provide cutting edge information to the public and policy makers about the many health and functional benefits relating to specialty food ingredients.  At the forefront of this dynamic industry for more than 30 years, the ELC is dedicated to creating a positive EU regulatory environment to help foster innovation. The ELC is the preferred partner of the speciality food ingredient industry.

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2016-11Mr Dominique Speleers, new ELC President

At its AGM on 15th November 2016, the ELC General Assembly elected a new Board for a one-year term...

2016-11ELC to become ‘EU Specialty Food Ingredients” next year

A new page of the federation’s history was written at the Annual General Meeting when the General Assembly of Members agreed to change the abbreviation “ELC”, the interest and meaning of which triggers interrogations from our interlocutors nowadays, to “EU Specialty Food Ingredients”, whilst maintaining the...

2016-11Delivering on EU food safety and nutrition in 2050 – Future challenges and policy preparedness

At the ELC Annual General Meeting held on 15th November, Mr Ladislav MIKO,  Deputy Director General Food Safety at DG SANTE, delivered an insightful presentation "Delivering on EU Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050 – Future challenges and policy preparedness", as part of a foresight project for future food...

2016-11ELC member ISA supports World Diabetes Day for a 5th consecutive year

For a fifth consecutive year, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA) stands by the efforts of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to raise awareness on diabetes prevention and management, by supporting World Diabetes Day with targeted and engaging activation and materials, this time with the...

Latest Updates from ELC

  • 18-11SPS Market Access Working Group Meeting

    - At the meeting organised by DG Trade, a ELC delegation hears about a.o. a report from recent bilateral events (e.g. India, China, Korea) and the follow-up to the seminar on the approval of food additives in Japan held last July.

  • 18-11SPS Market Access Working Group meeting

    - At the meeting organised by DG Trade, an ELC delegation hears about a.o. a report from recent bilateral events (e.g. India, China, Korea) and the follow-up to the seminar on the approval of food additives in Japan held last July.

  • 16-11Dietary exposure modelling

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    An update of a project co-sponsored by ELC was given to the members. The project relates to the potential application of market research data in dietary exposure modelling, notably for food additives.

  • 16-11Regulatory update by DG SANTE at ELC meeting

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    At a meeting of the ELC Food Improvement Agents Committee on 16th November, ELC members are given an update by DG SANTE on their activities regarding additives, enzymes and processing aids.

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