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.
EUFIC, 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
How do we do it?
- We use our more than 20 years of experience
- We reach 10 million people through www.eufic.org every year
- We have over 47 ,000 online subscribers
- We have over 50,000 followers across our social media communities
- We talk to people in 6 languages
- We work with scientific experts to ensure our content is accurate and science-based.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
Escape games provide an opportunity to share educational messages in an enjoyable way
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
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
Novel approaches will be used to engage with next generation audiences: students from primary school to university
This online course explore the challenges and responsibilities of different people in the food system, including the role of the consumer
The course will focus 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
Launching a new sustainable product doesn’t necessarily create new consumer eating habits
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
SEE & EAT: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets
Children’s food preferences depend on food familiarity and liking, which research shows can be increased by boosting foods’ visual familiarity before children taste them (for instance by looking at picture books), as well as providing them with repeated opportunities to taste new foods
Incorporating smart kitchen devices developed by our very own
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