Driving safety, health and sustainability in the European food supply chain

Our members play a vital role in supporting the food chain that takes food from the field onto consumers' tables. EFPRA members protect the public and livestock from diseases by dealing with a wide range of material that needs reprocessing and re-use. This website is a resource to learn more about the EFPRA, animal by-products and reprocessing.



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Interview: Richard van Lijssel tells us more about the Sustainability Charter

Chair of the EFPRA Sustainability Committee Richard van Lijssel recently launched the new Sustainability Charter at the EFPRA Autumn Congress....

How do we use rendered products?

Safety, health and sustainability in the supply chain


High standards of traceability are upheld right across the sector.


Rendering prevents the spread of animal and human diseases.


Rendering reduces waste and supports a circular economy.

Every year


Million tonnes of animal by-products are processed


Million tonnes of useful materials are recovered


Thousand tonnes of edible fats are produced