/// Former foodstuffs

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

/// 3.5 million tonnes processed annually

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

/// 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

22 MayKey role for former foodstuff processing sector to achieve farm-to-fork strategy ambitions

EFFPA, the European Former Foodstuff Processors Association, warmly welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published by the European Commission on 20 May 2020. Former foodstuff processing corresponds well with a range of the projected ambitions as regards sustainable food production systems, such as…

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09 OctEFFPA re-elects Paul Featherstone as President

At its 7th General Assembly in Brussels, EFFPA re-elected Paul Featherstone (UKFFPA) as its President. Featherstone, who is also Chairman of the UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA), has been President of EFFPA since the foundation of the association in January 2014.

The General Assembly also…

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/// FEATURED NEWS

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...

/// 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

22May

Key role for former foodstuff processing sector to achieve farm-to-fork strategy ambitions

EFFPA, the European Former Foodstuff Processors Association, warmly welcomes the Farm to Fork Strategy published by the European Commission on 20 May 2020. Former foodstuff processing corresponds well with a range of the projected ambitions as regards sustainable food production systems, such as reduced environmental and climate footprint of the EU food system, increased circular […]

09Oct

EFFPA re-elects Paul Featherstone as President

At its 7th General Assembly in Brussels, EFFPA re-elected Paul Featherstone (UKFFPA) as its President. Featherstone, who is also Chairman of the UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association (UKFFPA), has been President of EFFPA since the foundation of the association in January 2014. The General Assembly also elected Kees van Gorp (VIDO) and Valentina Massa (DALMA) as […]

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