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Specialised nutrition europe

About us

Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) is the voice of the specialised nutrition industry across Europe. The members of SNE are the National Associations from 19 European countries (including a majority of EU Member States), whose members are companies producing tailor made dietary solutions for populations with very specific nutritional needs. These include: infants and young children, patients under medical supervision, sportspeople, overweight and obese consumers, and those suffering from coeliac disease. These companies range from SMEs to internationally operating companies.

Vision →

Enhancing quality of life of people of all ages with specific nutritional needs through the provision of safe, innovative and suitable specialised nutrition products.


Mission →

We unite and represent the specialised nutrition industry across Europe to contribute to positive framework conditions for our products for people with specific nutritional needs.


Values →

Our industry is committed to meeting the highest science-based standards of food safety and quality, as well as open, transparent dialogue and trusted partnerships.


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By the numbers

The association represents an annual turnover of approaching 24 billion EUR*

*Based on SNE internal estimates

Health costs caused by the economic impact on malnutrition are estimated at 170 billion EUR in Europe*

*MNI Medical Nutrition Dossier “Better care through better nutrition: Value and effects of Medical nutrition”, Fourth version 2018.

Specialised nutrition products made in Europe are among the top 3 of the most exported foods from the EU food and drink industry*