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Starch Europe fully supports EUBA contribution on plastics strategy

Increased recycling of plastics in Europe is an important objective which Starch Europe strongly endorses, but the EU plastics strategy should also do more to promote bio-based plastics. Below is the position of the European Bieconomy Alliance, of which Starch Europe is a founding member, on the European Commission’s Communication ‘A European Strategy for Plastics [...]

2018-05-29T13:12:11+00:00May 29th, 2018|

Statement on the treatment of starch products in the EU-Japan FTA

Statement on the treatment of starch products in the EU-Japan FTA 23 January 2018   Further to Starch Europe statement issued on 20 July 2017 on the political agreement concluded between EU and Japan on a Free Trade Agreement, the full text of the agreement was published on 8 December 2017 and Starch Europe has now [...]

2018-01-23T11:37:07+00:00January 23rd, 2018|

EUBA press release: Five policy asks for a strong European bioeconomy

Press release Five policy asks for a strong European bioeconomy Brussels, 16 November 2017 On the occasion of the EU Bioeconomy Policy Day and of the release of the “Staff Working Document on the review of the 2012 European Bioeconomy Strategy”, the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EUBA) calls for an ambitious revision of the 2012 EU [...]

2017-12-27T13:06:52+00:00November 17th, 2017|

Starch Europe announces winners of 2016-2017 Safety Awards

Press Release Starch Europe announces winners of 2016-2017 Safety Awards Improving safety practices and achieving a safer working environment is a priority for all EU starch producers. Starch Europe announced today the winners of this year’s safety awards. In 2014, Starch Europe launched the Starch Europe Safety Programme which recognizes the best performing EU starch [...]

2017-12-27T13:18:08+00:00October 26th, 2017|

The end of EU sugar and isoglucose quotas will benefit all stakeholders

PRESS RELEASE 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. Speaking at the conference, Starch Europe president, Alain Dufait said ‘As an industry, we find ourselves [...]

2018-01-04T14:02:27+00:00October 18th, 2017|

Starch Europe regrets Chinese decision on EU potato starch duties

Statement on the decision of the Chinese Minister of Commerce to extend the countervailing duties on exports of EU potato starch to China 15 September 2017 Starch Europe is disappointed by the decision that fails to be supported by hard facts and figures and sound justification. On 15 September 2017, the Chinese Minister of Commerce [...]

2018-01-04T14:05:33+00:00September 15th, 2017|
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