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Profile of registrant

European Fat Processors & Renderers Association

Identification number in the register: 79849213985-22
Registration date: 04/08/10 09:40:03

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/07/13 10:13:28
The date of the last annual update was 08/07/13 10:13:28

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: European Fat Processors & Renderers Association
Acronym: EFPRA
Legal status: Organisation
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dirk Dobbelaere
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Dirk Dobbelaere
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 366 F 19° Sir Winston Churchilllaan 
P.O. box: 161
Rijswijk 2280
Telephone number: (+32) 22035141
Fax number: (+32) 22033244
Other contact information: OFFICE IN BRUSSELS: Boulevard Baudouin 18 (bte 4) 1000 Brussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: EFPRA represents the Fat Melters and Renderers in nearly all EU Member States, and on a yearly basis processes more than 16 million metric tones of animal by products at over 450 production sites.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

to identify and to co-ordinate the interests of the fat processors and renderers
to represent the interests of its members at the EU and other international organizations
to promote contact with scientific and commercial organizations in the field of all relevant sectors such as the food, feed, petfood, chemical, energy and fertilizer industry.
to promote the highest possible valorisation of edible fats and animal by products and products derived hereof consistent with the maintenance of assured standards of product safety
to carry out research in order to demonstrate and improve the value of processed animal proteins and fats and to identify alternative uses of animal by products.
to collect information in the fields mentioned before and make it available for all members

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 250000  € - 300000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.