Subject: Recognition of yeast as “essential products” which free circulation in the EU
should be ensured in the context of the present Covid-19 crisis
COFALEC is the confederation of yeast producers that represents the EU yeast industry in
Europe. With 33 factories scattered through the European Union, one million tons of yeast
produced each year and more than 30% of the production exported outside Europe, the EU
yeast industry is an important player of the European food industry.