Starch is a natural, renewable resource for millions of Europeans.

Starch is a fundamental link in the value chain between agriculture and thousands of end products in both food and non-food applications....


A positive, progressive policy environment is essential, if the starch industry is to remain an important contributor to economic growth in Europe.

Facilitating the needs of consumers and...


Starch Europe represents a dynamic, growing and technology-driven industry

Starch Europe is a partner to governments, industry and other stakeholders who support a strong, sustainable starch industry....


European-produced starch sits at the heart of thousands of products that we encounter in our daily lives.

The production of starch has been a mainstay of the European economy since the 18th century having first been produced from wheat, and later potatoes...

Welcome to Starch Europe

Starch Europe is the trade association which represents the interests of the EU starch industry both at European and international level. Its membership comprises 27 EU starch producing companies, together representing more than 95% of the EU starch industry, and in associate membership, 7 national starch industry associations. Before October 2014 Starch Europe was called the AAF.


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Welcome to our new website. AAF is now Starch Europe.