Starch Europe announces winners of 2017-2018 Safety Awards Press Release EU starch producers are proud to renew their firm commitment to continuously improve safety practices and to achieve a safer working environment, through their contribution to the 4th exercise of the Starch Europe Safety Programme. The Starch Europe Safety Programme, launched in 2014, recognises the [...]
Bioeconomy Strategy Update can be a Game-Changer — PRESS RELEASE — 8 November 2018 Brussels, Belgium - Starch Europe hosted its annual conference November 6, on the theme Innovating Together for a Sustainable Food System: meeting tomorrow’s demands on our agricultural resources. The high-level event, held at the Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels, saw distinguished speakers [...]
Further to this week’s Informal Salzburg Summit, UK and EU27 starch producers reiterate their call for minimum trade disruption. Joint Statement below: EU and British starch industry associations voice joint call on BREXIT: Starch Europe and BSIA call for a BREXIT deal that secures the least disruptive impact on trade and on the [...]
Brussels, 9 July 2014 - The AAF strongly welcomes today’s endorsement, by the Climate Change Committee*, of the Commission’s decision not to change the criteria for the eligibility of EU industry sectors that are covered by the EU Emission Trading Scheme to be in the carbon leakage list. [...]
The European Starch Industry Association, AAF, welcomes both the Commission’s announcement of the Public-Private Partnership for the bio-industries BRIDGE2020 and the adoption of the own-initiative report [...] in support of the bioeconomy...
European Parliament vote disappointing but declining support for sugar quotas signals beginning of the end Brussels, 14 March 2013 – The European Starch Industry Association, AAF, is extremely disappointed that the European Parliament’s plenary session of 13 March, voted to support the Agriculture Committee’s amendment to extend the EU sugar quotas until 2019/20. The European Commission [...]