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.



Opportunities and challenges for the rendering sector

A message from the new EFPRA President Robert Figgener Following six years as Vice-President, Mr Robert Figgener has taken the...

Successful Congress 2024

The 22nd EFPRA Congress built on the success of previous events with an interesting and enjoyable social and technical programme....
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Images from Congress 2024

A small selection of images from the Technical Symposium and main session of recent EFPRA Congress in Amsterdam. EFPRA 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