/// Former foodstuffs

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

/// 5 million tonnes processed annually

Approximately 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

29 SepInternational Food Waste Awareness Day: Former Foodstuff Processing contribution to tackle foodwaste


In the context of the 3rd FAO International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September 2022, EFFPA has published new videos, in 7 languages, to explain former foodstuff processing. In this process, food losses emerging at food…

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25 JulAnimal Husbandry and Circular Economy: The Importance of Former Foodstuff

The original article can be found on the European Livestock Voice website here: https://meatthefacts.eu/home/activity/beyond-the-headlines/animal-husbandry-and-circular-economy-the-importance-of-former-foodstuff/

An overlooked fact about the livestock sector and the protection of the environment and natural resources is that: livestock supply chains are virtually fully circular. Livestock can implement well…

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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

29Sep

International Food Waste Awareness Day: Former Foodstuff Processing contribution to tackle foodwaste

In the context of the 3rd FAO International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September 2022, EFFPA has published new videos, in 7 languages, to explain former foodstuff processing. In this process, food losses emerging at food manufacturer and retail level are processed to be used as feed ingredients for food-producing […]

25Jul

Animal Husbandry and Circular Economy: The Importance of Former Foodstuff

The original article can be found on the European Livestock Voice website here: https://meatthefacts.eu/home/activity/beyond-the-headlines/animal-husbandry-and-circular-economy-the-importance-of-former-foodstuff/ An overlooked fact about the livestock sector and the protection of the environment and natural resources is that: livestock supply chains are virtually fully circular. Livestock can implement well the circular economy. For example, hundreds of products are obtained from a single cow or pig, and emissions […]

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