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Webinar: Facilitating the Healthy and Sustainable Diet Shift through Effective Communication in Communities with Low Socioeconomic Status
News | 27 November 2023

Webinar: Facilitating the Healthy and Sustainable Diet Shift through Effective Communication in Communities with Low Socioeconomic Status

EUFIC hosted the webinar “Facilitating the Healthy and Sustainable Diet Shift through Effective Communication in Communities with Low Socioeconomic Status” on Thursday, 23 November 2023 to showcase the results of their research with social supermarkets customers (native Italians and immigrants) that was conducted together with Caritas Trieste in Italy.  

EUFIC launches Whole Grains Campaign to Inspire Uptake of Whole Grains and Revert Health Risks
Press releases | 14 November 2023

EUFIC launches Whole Grains Campaign to Inspire Uptake of Whole Grains and Revert Health Risks

On November 15th, on the occasion of the 5th International Whole Grains Day, the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) launches a campaign that aims to highlight the positive impact of whole grain on nutrition, wellbeing, and sustainability and to inspire Belgian citizens to integrate these nutritious choices into their daily diets. Science-based articles and infographics, including easy tips to increase whole grain intake, as well as social media challenges aim to help consumers make the switch.

European Nutrition Conference FENS 2023: EUFIC to host symposium on food education and science communication training series
News | 13 November 2023

European Nutrition Conference FENS 2023: EUFIC to host symposium on food education and science communication training series

This week, the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) will host a symposium on food education and engagement and a training series on science communication at the 14th European Nutrition Conference, organised by the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) in Belgrade, Serbia.

European initiatives address vital role of citizens in food system transformation
Press releases | 26 October 2023

European initiatives address vital role of citizens in food system transformation

To address this crucial issue of food system transformation, the European Food Information Council (EUFIC), in partnership with FOODTRIALS, ALL-Ready, CLEVERFOOD and FOODPathS, hosted the event “Mobilising Citizens For Change” dedicated to showcasing success stories and initiatives that highlight the role of citizens in transforming food systems. This event aimed to accelerate food system transformations by fostering collaboration among diverse stakeholders, from national to international levels.

EUFIC Launches Social Media Challenge #SwitchToWholeGrains: What whole grains are you switching to?
News | 26 October 2023

EUFIC Launches Social Media Challenge #SwitchToWholeGrains: What whole grains are you switching to?

On November 15th, on the occasion of the 5th International Whole Grains Day, the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) is launching its social media challenge #SwitchToWholeGrains to inspire European citizens to integrate more whole grains into their daily diets.  

EUFIC lanceert de social media uitdaging #SwitchToWholeGrains: Op welke volkoren granen schakel jij over?
News | 26 October 2023

EUFIC lanceert de social media uitdaging #SwitchToWholeGrains: Op welke volkoren granen schakel jij over?

Op 15 november, ter gelegenheid van de 5e Internationale Volkoren Dag, lanceert de European Food Information Council (EUFIC) hun social media uitdaging #SwitchToWholeGrains om Europeanen te inspireren om meer volkoren granen in hun dagelijkse voeding te integreren.

New Food Facts community to empower media and scientists to fight food misinformation together
Press releases | 24 October 2023

New Food Facts community to empower media and scientists to fight food misinformation together

Join the Food Facts Community to debunk food misinformation and help build public science literacy

DRG4FOOD’s first Open Call Gives up to €300,000 to pilot projects building a trustworthy data-driven food system
Press releases | 10 October 2023

DRG4FOOD’s first Open Call Gives up to €300,000 to pilot projects building a trustworthy data-driven food system

The EU funded Horizon project DRG4Food, a leading accelerator for advancing sustainable solutions in the food industry, releases its first open call of €950,000, aimed at supporting three pilot projects for up to €300,000 to develop and implement baseline enablers advancing alternative approaches food system data sharing. Researchers, startups, SMEs, and technology adopters in the agri-food tech sector are welcome to submit their pilot projects as part of small consortia.

What kind of food waster are you? Food waste quiz aims to boost citizens’ food management skills
Press releases | 29 September 2023

What kind of food waster are you? Food waste quiz aims to boost citizens’ food management skills

On September 29th, on the occasion of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) is launching a one-month food waste campaign, together with a new quiz "Evaluate Your Food Waste Practices!" to encourage citizens to take simple steps at home and positively contribute to the larger challenge. Quiz and awareness raising materials are available in English, Spanish, Italian, French and German.

The FOX project announces its Final Conference: “Small-Scale, Big Impact: Innovative Approaches for Local Food Processing”
Press releases | 25 September 2023

The FOX project announces its Final Conference: “Small-Scale, Big Impact: Innovative Approaches for Local Food Processing”

Shortening food supply chains is one of the key aspects to stimulate the uptake of sustainable food systems transformation: what if we could bring food processing closer to farmers in an economically feasible way? FOX – Food Processing in a Box, a Horizon 2020 funded project, is set to host its highly anticipated final conference “Small-Scale, Big Impact: Innovative Approaches for Local Food Processing” on the 26th of September 2023 in Brussels, discussing the environmental and economic advantages of utilizing mobile processing containers in the European fruits and vegetables sector.