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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EFFPA is on the list of private sector organisations who will take part in the EU Platform on Food Losses & Food Waste. The aim of the platform is to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals of food waste reduction. EFFPA will represent the animal feed solution, which has been recognised as a means to reduce […]

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On 12 May, EFFPA President Paul Featherstone gave a presentation at an event organised by NEVEDI / Het Comité on the Challenges in Global Raw Material Supply in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands. He elaborated on the position of former foodstuffs in the raw material commodity market for the feed industry. He explained processed former foodstuffs are generally […]

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The Canadian company SPB Solutions has joined EFFPA as an Associate Member. SPB Solutions is a former foodstuff processor operating mainly in Quebec and Ontario with over 40 years of experience. SPB Solutions hopes engaging with EFFPA will bring new perspectives to former foodstuff processing in Canada, where in total approximately 340.000 ton nes of […]

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At the last European Platform meeting of FUSIONS, organised on 19 May 2016 in Brussels, EFFPA was invited to speak during the plenary panel discussion on how to reduce food waste. EFFPA President Paul Featherstone explained the basics of former foodstuff processing and how the sector contributes to the food chain circular economy. EFFPA has been involved […]

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On 16 February EFFPA Board member Sigrid Pauwelyn participated in a breakout session on preventing and reducing food waste at the 2016 Circular Economy Conference in Brussels. She presented the solution animal feed can offer through former foodstuff processing, thereby keeping food losses in the food chain. Pauwelyn explained the typical reasons why former foodstuffs […]

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EFFPA Welcomes Circular Economy Package European Commission proposes exclusion from the waste scope for former foodstuffs destined to animal feed   On 2 December the European Commission published the long-awaited Communication on the Circular Economy. EFFPA is pleased to see that the Commission is set on unambiguously making clear that former foodstuffs destined to animal feed […]

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At the Food Waste Conference of 15 October 2015 at the EXPO Milano, organised by the European Commission, Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis clearly underlined the importance of former foodstuff processors and the need to avoid waste classification of the animal feed resources used. In his speech EXPO Milano, Andriukaitis made the following statement: We are seeking to […]

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