EUFIC is a non-profit organisation that provides engaging science-based information to inspire and empower healthier and more sustainable food and lifestyle choices. As a group of passionate science and communication experts, we believe in a world where people choose to live healthily because they know how to.
We bring food facts for healthy choices since 1995.
Competences & Capabilities
- We give impartial information with a credible voice.
- We cover diverse and controversial topics with our outreach campaigns.
- We reach 10 million people through our website every year.
- We have over 50,000 online subscribers.
- We have over 80,000 followers across our social media communities.
- We talk to people in 6 languages.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
EIT Food TrustTracker® The EIT Food TrustTracker® is an evidenced-based questionnaire which has been developed to measuring consumer trust in the food industry and is an important first step towards understanding this gap
Consumers have never been confronted with so much food choice
The WE Lead Food Programme is designed to equip you with the tools to make that difference and achieve results
This online course explore the challenges and responsibilities of different people in the food system, including the role of the consumer
Escape games provide an opportunity to share educational messages in an enjoyable way
This is a collaborative multidisciplinary research project that will be centered around student led research into the origins of their commonly consumed industrialized food items (e
The course focuses on: The history of food processing – why it emerged and why it is important; Examples of the major traditional and more advanced food processing technologies and the products they affect; Consideration of the advantages and disadvantages of specific food processing technologies, their impact on health, safety, quality and sustainability; and How EU law keeps the consumer safe and healthy and food on the supermarket shelves Who should join the course This course is for anyone interested in learning more about the food they eat
‘SEE & EAT’: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets 2020
Children’s food preferences depend on food familiarity and liking, and research shows that visually familiarizing children with foods before they taste them (e
By modelling the complex decision-making processes underlying an individual’s food choices, our tool will identify the unique profile of these factors and provide tailored advice, enabling individual consumers to align their food choice with their intentions by removing the cognitive load of processing these multiple factors
This free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will be developed and led by the University of Reading (UoR), working with researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC)
Events will take place in Spain and Belgium during 2019, engaging members of the public in food trends and innovations, enabling them to have a leading role and become real influencers
This consumer-focused project will work with consumers, food companies and other stakeholders (industry bodies, non-governmental organisations, regulatory authorities and policy makers, media) across 6 countries in Europe and Israel to co-create and implement selected measures undertaken by food companies, food industry and others to engender both greater consumer trust in food and greater support for food companies and other food chain actors
Food contaminations are mostly monitored in plants using time consuming methods with analysis time of up to a week
The FutureKitchen Series, launched on FoodUnfolded in 2019, sets out in 2020 to further encourage and inspire a food system connection, increased consumer trust, and greater interest in food careers