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

Days to go until EFPRA Congress 2024


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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Sustainability Charter gets interactive update

The EFPRA Sustainability Charter is now available as an interactive publication at sustainability.efpra.eu. It contains the entire Charter and all...
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Booking open for Congress 2024

You can now book your place at the 2024 EFPRA Congress in Amsterdam from 12 – 15 June. This will...

End of year message from EFPRA

As we come to the end of 2023, it is the traditional moment for reflection and looking back and ahead....

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