EU Sugar and Isoglucose Production Quotas ended on 30 September 2017. At its conference at the Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels on 17 October, Starch Europe called on all stakeholders to embrace the benefits of this historic development. 120 EU officials, representatives of sugar and isoglucose producers, food manufacturers, trade associations and NGO's attended and discussed [...]
Starch Europe product factsheets on starch, glucose syrups, glucose fructose syrups and maltodextrins
In its ongoing efforts to help better inform customers and consumers about starch based ingredients, how they are produced, where and why they are used in final food and drink products and how they are labelled, Starch Europe today published product factsheets on starch, glucose syrups, glucose fructose syrups and maltodextrins. These will be [...]
Facts and misperceptions on glucose fructose syrups and isoglucose
Starch Europe welcomes the fact that the Commission has taken into account the sensitivities of EU starch producers in its negotiations with Vietnam. We particularly welcome the fact that the quota for all sensitive starch products, except native tapioca starch, has been kept to 2,000 tonnes. We are concerned however about the 30,000 tonnes duty [...]
At an event hosted by MEP Jim Nicholson and sponsored by Starch Europe, decision-makers and stakeholders from both side of the Atlantic discussed what it would take to establish a fair level playing field in the agri-food sector when trade of agricultural raw materials and transformed products, such as ethanol and starch, is liberalised.