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/// Former foodstuffs

Are no longer intended for human consumption - but they still have a nutritional value for animal feeding.

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/// 3.5 million tonnes processed annually

Approximately 3.5 million tonnes of former foodstuffs are annually processed into animal feed in the EU.

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/// Feed safety always comes first

Safety is an unconditional primary requirement to feed production.

/// ABOUT US

EFFPA is a non-profit EU trade association, founded in 2014, representing former foodstuff processors producing feed for farm animals.

/// OUR FOCUSES

FEED SAFETY 

Former foodstuff processors need to comply with essential EU feed legislation.

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REDUCING FOOD WASTE

Valorising former foodstuffs into animal feed reduces food waste accumulation.

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ANIMAL NUTRITION

Former foodstuffs hold a significant nutritional value.

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VISION STATEMENT

EFFPA’s objectives for the sector’s benefit.

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/// LATEST NEWS

04 OctEFFPA presenting on Bioeconomy Policy Day

EFFPA President Paul Featherstone will take part in the Bioeconomy Policy Day organised by the European Commission on 16 November 2017. He will speak in the parellel session organised by DG SANTE on the “Practice of food waste prevention as implementation of policy…

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29 SepPaul Featherstone re-elected as EFFPA President

At the General Assembly of 27 September the EFFPA members re-elected Paul Featherstone as the President. His next two year terms continuous until the General Assembly held in the autumn of 2019. Featherstone, who is also Chairman of the UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA),…

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  • EFFPA Launches Brochure about Former Foodstuff Processing

    EFFPA has developed a brochure called “Keeping Food Losses in the Food Chain” to explain the essentials of former foodstuff processing. The title highlights the capacity of former foodstuff processors to prevent losses at food factory level from being removed from the food chain and end up as food waste. Examples of former foodstuffs  are […]
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/// THE PROCESS

FORMER FOODSTUFFS RESULT FROM FOOD MANUFACTURING…

…ARE PROCESSED INTO A HIGH QUALITY FEED…

…PERFECTLY FITTING INTO A BALANCED DIET FOR HEALTHY ANIMALS

/// ABOUT US

EFFPA is a non-profit EU trade association, founded in 2014, representing former foodstuff processors producing feed for farm animals.

/// OUR FOCUSES

FEED SAFETY 

Former foodstuff processors need to comply with essential EU feed legislation.

readmore-arrow Read more

REDUCING FOOD WASTE

Valorising former foodstuffs into animal feed reduces food waste accumulation.

readmore-arrow Read more

ANIMAL NUTRITION

Former foodstuffs hold a significant nutritional value.

readmore-arrow Read more

VISION STATEMENT

EFFPA’s objectives for the sector’s benefit.

readmore-arrow Read more

/// THE PROCESS

FORMER FOODSTUFFS RESULT FROM FOOD MANUFACTURING…

…ARE PROCESSED INTO A HIGH QUALITY FEED…

…PERFECTLY FITTING INTO A BALANCED DIET FOR HEALTHY ANIMALS

/// LATEST NEWS

04Oct

EFFPA presenting on Bioeconomy Policy Day

EFFPA President Paul Featherstone will take part in the Bioeconomy Policy Day organised by the European Commission on 16 November 2017. He will speak in the parellel session organised by DG SANTE on the “Practice of food waste prevention as implementation of policy of circular economy”. The event forms part of the Horizon 2020 Societal challenge 2 […]

29Sep

Paul Featherstone re-elected as EFFPA President

At the General Assembly of 27 September the EFFPA members re-elected Paul Featherstone as the President. His next two year terms continuous until the General Assembly held in the autumn of 2019. Featherstone, who is also Chairman of the UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA), has been President of EFFPA since the foundation of the association […]

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  • Redrafting Circular Economy proposal right decision

    The European Commission received a lot of criticism after its announcement in November 2014 to redraft a more ambitious circular economy strategy. The case of valorising former foodstuffs into animal feed shows why this was in fact the right decision, says EFFPA President Paul Featherstone. There is great pressure on the European Commission to present […]
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