EUFIC is a non-profit organisation that provides clear, practical information on food and health, based on sound science. We believe in a world where people choose to live healthily because they know how to.

EUFIC, food facts for healthy choices.

EUFIC

EUFIC

Rue Joseph Stevens 7, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

CLC: West

Country: Belgium

http://www.eufic.org

Contact

Davide Carrino davide.carrino@eufic.org

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

EUFIC
Education

WE Lead

Women continue to be under-represented in leadership positions within academia, big business and start-up ventures

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EIT Food TrustTracker®

Research has shown that consumers do not understand or trust in the food industry

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Games of Foods

Games of Food is increasing public awareness around balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle through the use of Escape games

EUFIC
Education

Exploring Controversies in Food Production

The MOOC ‘Engaging with Controversies in the Food System’ will be developed and led by the University of Reading (UoR), working with researchers at the University of Turin (UNITO), the educational team at the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) and a Rising Food Star to be identified

EUFIC
Public Engagement

MyFoodPortal

MyFoodPortal is an upcoming online platform designed to familiarise the public with food technology, building understanding through relevant topics like health, safety and sustainability

EUFIC
Innovation

O-Live: Smart targeting of personalised food advice

The food that consumers buy and eat is influenced by a complex interaction of cognitive, sensory, economic, and health factors that lead to gaps between their intentions and behaviour

EUFIC

Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply System

This MOOC explored the challenges and responsibilities of different people in the food system, including the role of the consumer

EUFIC
Public Engagement

‘SEE & EAT’: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets

Parents know children should eat 5 portions of fruit and veg a day, but children often fall far short of meeting this target

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Don’t be a food waster

The social awareness campaign ‘Don’t be a food waster’ wants to make all audiences proud to say ‘I am not a food waster’ with the ultimate goal of reducing food waste at all levels in the food system

EUFIC
Education

How is Food Made? Understanding Processed Food

Building on the ideas explored in the current EIT MOOC, “Trust in the Food we Eat” the aim of this course is to continue to empower and engage citizens, by increasing their knowledge of how processed foods are made

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Influencer marketing for EIT Food: the EIT Food Ambassadors Programme

Launching a new sustainable product doesn’t necessarily create new consumer eating habits

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Games of Food

The Games of Food project seeks to increase knowledge, awareness, and behaviour of balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle through the design and application of escape games

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Influencer marketing for EIT Food: the EIT Food Ambassadors Programme

Launching more sustainable products or technologies does not necessarily create new consumer eating habits

EUFIC
Public Engagement

Cultivating Engagement: a citizen participation forum on vertical farming

This project puts citizens at the centre of shaping high-tech innovations in food production to become healthier and more sustainable

EUFIC
Education

IValueFood

IValueFood (3 year project) will enhance consumer health and support the European Agri-food economy by improving future generations’ knowledge of, and engagement with, food

EUFIC
Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series

In 2019, EIT Food Partners are debuting ‘Future Kitchen’, an exciting new virtual reality, video and animation series on FoodUnfolded

EUFIC
Education

Circular Food Generator Track

Food Generator Track is a competition which challenges Master or PhD students of 3 Universities  to develop new, innovative solutions for and from food losses of production facilities and retail activities

EUFIC
Public Engagement

EATrends & food fashion week

EATrends and food fashion week is raising awareness of the key trends that are shaping food innovation today, and empowering people to influence the way they eat

EUFIC
Public Engagement

TrustTracker®

Food system complexity, food integrity, an increasing need for sustainability and environmental considerations, and consumer demand for clarity in relation to food health and nutrition, are driving a need for greater transparency and trust across the food industry

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