30/04/2018 - Press release

FEFANA publishes an EU Code of Practice on claims for feed additives and premixtures

Claims on feed additives and premixtures are a common practice in the feed sector, while they are not referred to in Regulation (EC) 1831/2003 on additives for use in animal nutrition. FEFANA has decided to develop its Code in order to achieve a common approach amongst Feed Business Operators (FBOs), which can also be recognized by the authorities, to foster transparency, fair competition and predictability.

19/12/2017 - Press release

FEFANA launches new website with up-dated classification tool for mixtures

FEFANA invites members and visitors to explore its new website. The new website, which has been completely revamped to improve experience and navigation, hosts two up-dated classification tools available to guide feed business operators and authorities.

30/08/2017 - Press release

FEFANA/EAAP session on Innovation in Animal Nutrition through Specialty Feed Ingredients: latest findings for improving animal health, welfare and productivity

The 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) marked the first-time collaboration between EAAP and FEFANA in presenting latest scientific developments, demonstrating the role of specialty feed ingredients in animal nutrition as a critically important part of the solution to address many challenges faced by livestock industries.


Specialty Feed

Much of the nutrition of farm animals is based on maize, wheat and soybean meal. To ensure the animals get all the essential nutrients they need, specialty feed ingredients are often needed. They contribute to efficient, affordable and appropriate animal nutrition supporting animal health and well-being.


89.08 Bovines

Source: Eurostat


Source: Eurostat

99,880,000sheep and goats

Source: Eurostat

FEFANA is the united voice of the specialty feed ingredients business in Europe where the industry generates an annual turnover of 5 billion EUR.

FEFANA membership comprises manufacturers and traders of feed additives, functional feed ingredients, premixes and other mixtures of specialty ingredients.

Centred in the heart of Brussels, FEFANA facilitates the dialogue between EU institutions and feed business operators while promoting feed and food safety and a fair and competitive market.

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