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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

16 MayEuropean Parliament call for increased use of former foodstuffs in feed

On 16 May 2017 the European Parliament voted through an own-initiative report on food waste by MEP Borjana Bilzan. The Parliament calls for a promotion of the higher-grade use of former foodstuffs in animal feed. In the report, the Commission is also asked…

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01 MayBakery Feeds (USA), part of Darling Ingredients Inc., joins EFFPA

Bakery Feeds, an American former foodstuffs processor, joined EFFPA as an associate member on May 1, 2017.  Bakery Feeds has been processing bakery and snack manufacturer residuals since 1984, and operates 10 facilities throughout the USA. In the United States, the former foodstuff industry…

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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

16May

European Parliament call for increased use of former foodstuffs in feed

On 16 May 2017 the European Parliament voted through an own-initiative report on food waste by MEP Borjana Bilzan. The Parliament calls for a promotion of the higher-grade use of former foodstuffs in animal feed. In the report, the Commission is also asked to analyse the legal barriers to the use of former foodstuffs in […]

01May

Bakery Feeds (USA), part of Darling Ingredients Inc., joins EFFPA

Bakery Feeds, an American former foodstuffs processor, joined EFFPA as an associate member on May 1, 2017.  Bakery Feeds has been processing bakery and snack manufacturer residuals since 1984, and operates 10 facilities throughout the USA. In the United States, the former foodstuff industry processes approximately three million tons of material annually. As a part […]

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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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