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 reactive statement – Opinion of the Advocate General on the use of the algae lithothamnium in organic products

ENSA reactive statement – Opinion of the Advocate General on the use of the algae lithothamnium in organic products The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice shared today his Opinion on a case relating to the use of non-organic…

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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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