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Profile

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.
EUFIC

Rue des Deux Eglises 14-16, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

http://www.eufic.org

Contact

Davide Carrino, Senior Manager Media & Communication davide.carrino@eufic.org
+32 483 673 198

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EIT Food TrustTracker®

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

EUFIC
Education

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System

Consumers have never been confronted with so much food choice

EUFIC
Education

WE Lead Food

The WE Lead Food Programme is designed to equip you with the tools to make that difference and achieve results

EUFIC
Education

Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply System

This online course explore the challenges and responsibilities of different people in the food system, including the role of the consumer

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Games of Food

Escape games provide an opportunity to share educational messages in an enjoyable way

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EIT FoodScienceClass

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

EUFIC
Education

How Food is Made? Understanding Food Processing Technologies

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

EUFIC
Public Engagement

‘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

EUFIC

O-Live: Smart targeting of personalised food advice

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

EUFIC
Education

Food and Nutrition: Truth behind the headlines

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)

EUFIC
Public Engagement

WeValueFood 2020

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EATrends & food fashion week

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

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Increasing consumer trust and support for the food supply chain and for food companies

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

EUFIC
Innovation

Lab on a chip - Early-warning platform for food safety

Food contaminations are mostly monitored in plants using time consuming methods with analysis time of up to a week

EUFIC
Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series 2020

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