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European Fermentation Group (EFG)

Uses and properties

The Fermentation Industry manufactures innovative products such as penicillin, other anti-infectives, enzymes, amino acids, vitamins, food preservatives, biodegradable plastics, detergents, food and feed, and polysaccharides.


  • Implementation of one of the recommendations of the High Level Group on the competitiveness of the chemical Industry, i.e. have access to the raw materials at world market competitive conditions.
  • Any other industrial policy that may affect the competitiveness of the European fermentation industry especially in the field of fair trade.
  • Undertake the needed actions in order to prevent any unilateral European energy and climate change policy that may be detrimental to the competitiveness of the European fermentation industry.



Ajinomoto Eurolysine (FR)
Critique Belge (BE)
DSM Nutritional Products (DE)
Evonik (DE)
Jungbunzlauer (FR)
Purac Biochem (NL)
Sandoz (DE)


Simon Terwagne
+ 32 2 792 35 75 35

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