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Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries

Identification number in the register: 6160532422-38
Registration date: 24/09/2008 10:23:38

The information on this entity was last modified on: 17/12/2015 12:33:37
The date of the last annual update was: 09/02/2015 14:02:53
Next update due latest on: 09/02/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries


International non-profit association (aisbl)

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Avenue de Tervueren, 13A, Bte 7
Brussels 1040


    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Maryse Hervé

Secretary General

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Maryse Hervé

Secretary General

    Goals / remit

The objectives of the Federation are:

1. To represent the mutual interests of the European specialty food ingredient Industry, principally in scientific, technological and regulatory matters.

2. To make representations to the European Commission and other relevant authorities on all aspects of current and proposed legislation affecting specialty food ingredients.

3. To establish continuing liaison with other relevant organisations having interests in specialty food ingredients and related matters.

4. To monitor upcoming issues affecting specialty food ingredients within the EU and to distribute relevant information to Members.

5. To encourage and support Members in increasing the awareness of food manufacturers and the public of the functions and safe use of specialty food ingredients.

6. To encourage inter-association co-operation while individual member associations remain responsible for their own sectors.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

-The ELC participated in the consultations relating to the Fitness Check of the General Food Law

The ELC also monitors closely the following areas:
- Implementation of the Food Improvement Agents Package;
- Re-evaluation of food additives;
- Health and Nutrition Claims;
- Novel Foods;
- Definition of nanomaterials.




Market Access Working Group on (sanitary and phytosanitary measures) SPS Issues (SPS MAWG).



    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 2  



These four persons are working on a total basis equivalent to 1.75 Full Time Employee.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Maryse HERVE 06/01/2016 04/01/2017
Caroline Brigitte Françoise REY 03/07/2015 01/07/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

ELC's membership is composed of:
Associations: AMFEP, Biopolymer Int., CEFIC, the Danish Food and Agriculture Council, ECU, EFEMA, EFFCA, ELMA, EPA, EUTECA, FAIA, FEDERCHIMICA-Aispec, INEC, IPPA, ISA, NATCOL, Starch Europe and SYNPA.

Companies: BASF SE, Beneo Group, Budenheim KG, Cargill, Dupont, Dow Europe GmbH, Royal DSM, Gelita AG, Herbstreith & Fox KG, JRS, Jungbunzlauer, Kemin, Kerry Ingredients and Flavours, Roquette, Stepan Lipid Nutrition BV, Syral SAS and Tate & Lyle PLC.

and an Associated member: IFAC.

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

500,000 € - 599,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

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