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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2016-055th ELC annual Forum on Sustainability in the specialty food ingredients sector

ELC hosted on 24th May 2016 in Brussels its fifth annual Forum on Sustainability in the specialty food ingredients sector. This event, reserved to ELC members, looked at progress towards a common food waste policy, heard from other food and feed sectors’ experience and explored sustainable sourcing in the...

2016-01Access to genetic resources: ELC appointed member of the ABS Consultation Forum

Following the publication in November 2015 of the Implementing Regulation of the ABS Regulation (on compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization in the Union), the European Commission set...

2016-01ELC appointed member of the new High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain

Involved in the former High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain and given its key position in the food value chain, the ELC has been re-appointed as a member of the new Forum...

2015-11ELC holds its Annual General Meeting at Chateau du Lac in Genval

The ELC holds its Annual General Meeting at Château du Lac in Genval. The 2016 priorities of the Federation are agreed, a new Board elected and 3 new members welcomed. The meeting is followed by an informal get-together in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere.

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