Plant-based foods fit perfectly in a healthy balanced diet, they tend to have a low saturated fat content, while they contain unsaturated fat. Replacing saturated fat with unsaturated fat in the diet has been shown to lower blood cholesterol. High blood cholesterol is a risk factor in coronary heart disease.

Thanks to their 100% plant origin, plant-based drinks and dairy alternatives are naturally lactose-free.

Plant-based foods are relevant in a healthy balanced diet. For consumers who are looking for a nutritious alternative to animal proteins, plant-protein foods are a great option.

ENSA contribution consultation Organic Action Plan

There is a consensus among the scientific community on the needs to rebalance our current dietary patterns to consume less animal protein and more plant-based protein1. By offering consumers tasty, convenient and nutritionally relevant…

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Denominations of plant-based food and drink products: European Parliament sends mixed message ahead of trilogue negotiations on CAP Reform

The European Plant-based Foods Association (ENSA) is puzzled by the outcome of today’s vote on the Common Market Organisation (CMO) Regulation, within the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). On the one hand, MEPs massively…

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Joint letter to MEPs – Aligning CMO with Farm to Fork

The European Plant-based Foods Association (ENSA), together with other 40 stakeholders, call on Members of the European Parliament to request a separate vote on and reject Amendments 165 and 171. These amendments would strongly hamper the…

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