The European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) was founded in 1959 by five national compound feed associations from France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.

FEFAC membership today consists of national associations from EU Member States as full members and of an increasing number of observer members from non-EU countries. FEFAC is the only independent spokesman of the European Compound Feed Industry at the level of the European Institutions. FEFAC holds observer status in CODEX Alimentarius.


October 25, 2016

EU Commission website on new rules for official controls in feed and food

Further to the political agreement on the recasting of the EU Regulation on Official Feed and Food Controls, a new Regulation is expected to be adopted and published in the official journal in March 2017, with measures being implemented stepwise, some within a year after publication and others within 6 years. The EU Commission will have to draft within these 6 years many different delegated and implementing acts and decided to involve stakeholders all along the process, via a public website.» read more
October 20, 2016

10 year anniversary of the Soy Moratorium

On 19 October 2016, an event dedicated to the 10 year anniversary of the Soy Moratorium was held in São Paolo, Brazil. The Soy Task Force (GTS) announced that soy not compliant with the Soy Moratorium represents only around 1% of the total deforested area in the Amazon Biome, showing the effectiveness of the public-private agreement as well as the very limited influence of soy production on illegal deforestation in that region over the past decade.» read more
October 19, 2016

Animal Task Force seminar on 16 November 2016 in Brussels

The Animal Task Force, a European Public-Private Platform promoting sustainable and competitive livestock farming in Europe, has published the programme for their seminar on 16 November 2016 on the circular bioeconomy in animal production.» read more
August 02, 2016

SAVE THE DATE: XXVIII FEFAC Congress 7-9 June 2017 / Cordoba

The next FEFAC Congress will be held on 7-9 June 2017 in Cordoba (Spain), kindly co-hosted by AFACA (Association of Compound Feed Manufacturers of Andalusia) and CESFAC, and in conjunction with the V International Congress of Animal Nutrition.» read more
August 16, 2016

NewsFEED #5

The NewsFEED is FEFAC’s public e-newsletter, gathering all recent news relevant to FEFAC activities.
October 20, 2016

Donau Soja, Europe Soya and SFS pass ITC/FEFAC Benchmarking exercise

Fifteen programmes now successfully benchmarked against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines» read more
July 22, 2016

BLOG - A Very Challenging Year for EU Livestock Farmers

It has been an extraordinarily challenging year for our customers. It is no secret that the economic squeeze is also felt by the feed industry, being the main supplier. Prices of pigmeat suffered due to oversupply caused by the continued Russian political embargo, while dairy farmers were faced with an additional economic dimension due to the lifting of the milk quotas.» read more


FEFAC Factsheet on PEF Feed Pilot

As part of the European Commission’s goal to create a single market for green products, FEFAC contributes to the feed pilot of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF). » read more

European Feed Manufacturers' Guide - EFMC

Producing safe feed and food products is first and foremost a question of good management practices at each stage of the feed and food chain from primary production to final processing. It is therefore the responsibility of each operator in the feed & food chain to implement good practices to ensure the safety of the goods he produces.» read more

Feed & Food

Statistical yearbook - 2014 - 66 pages (updated 30.12.2015)