On the start of the German Presidency of the European Council, CEFS publishes the EU sugar manufacturers' contribution to the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies. Click below to understand how EU Sugar Manufacturers wish to continue on their journey towards further sustainability and competitiveness. CEFS will be a partner in discussions to contribute to constructive and [...]
In January 2019, the EAT-Lancet Commission issued a report entitled “Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems”. This report makes a number of assertions that require clarification. CEFS addresses them in a document. Please click here to view.
CEFS calls for a rational debate on the report “Food in the Anthropocene: the Eat-Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems”
CEFS, the European association of sugar manufacturers, shares the concerns over obesity and non-communicable diseases and strives to ensure that recommendations are based on scientific evidence. This is the way to ensure that efficient solutions will be found to tackle the multifactorial obesity problem. Preventing obesity (and diet-related non-communicable diseases) requires managing calorie intake coming [...]
Did you know? Less sugar does not necessarily mean fewer calories. Check out our latest infographic on the topic
CEFS, the European association of sugar producers, welcomes EFSA’s announcement of an upcoming Scientific Opinion on the health effects of sugars added to food and beverages, with the aim to establish a science-based cut-off value for daily exposure to added sugars from all sources which is not associated with adverse health effects. CEFS continues to [...]
CEFS statement on Robert Lustig Opinion Piece – “The science is in: the case for a sugar tax is overwhelming”
The focus made on one ingredient as a major cause of diseases like Type-2 diabetes disregards the established scientific knowledge that this illness is mainly caused by obesity – a complex and multifactorial issue – and lack of physical activity. Sugar per se consumed in the context of a balanced diet, has not been established [...]