In December 2022, Starch Europe became a Signatory with Commitments to the EU Code of Conduct for Responsible Business and Marketing Practices. As a key element of the Farm to Fork Strategy and an integral part of its action plan. It sets out the actions that the actors ‘between the farm and the fork’, such as food processors, food service operators and retailers, can voluntarily commit to undertake to tangibly improve and communicate their sustainability performance (read more here).
Determined to continue our efforts on sustainability already undertaken, notably through our Safety Awards programme carried out since 2014, as well as our efforts to inform and educate on dietary and nutritional sustainability (www.starchinfood.eu) and BeyondStarch information campaigns, a logical next step Starch Europe signed the EU Code of Conduct, pledging to endorse the aspirational objectives set out in this Code of conduct where applicable.
Starch Europe, as an association, also committed to: