Our membership includes big international sport nutrition brands; smaller specialist companies; ingredients’ suppliers; and national associations.
ESSNA was founded in 2003 with the intention of creating a forum for discussion and vehicle for actions on the concerns of the specialist sports nutrition sector in order to secure appropriate and proportionate European legislation on sports nutrition products.
Today, ESSNA is in close dialogue with a wide variety of stakeholders to do this. We work with officials from the European Commission and the European Food Safety Agency, Member States’ Governments, Parliamentarians from the European Parliament and Member State legislatures and other trade bodies and sporting organizations, so that we are best able to represent the views of the specialist sector in a wide range of discussions.
ESSNA also takes the argument for sports nutrition and the reputable brands involved in the industry to TV and radio, the mainstream press and the specialist media, as well as to anti-doping organisations. We work to disassociate responsible brands from those tarnishing the reputation of the sector and so improve perceptions of the industry. All ESSNA Members sign up to the ESSNA Code of Conduct that insists that they abide by all relevant rules and regulations.
ESSNA at the 2nd Nutrition in Athlete Development Summit
13 February, 2019ESSNA will be attending the ‘2nd Nutrition in Athlete Development Summit’ on the 21st and 22nd of March 2019, in Düsseldorf, Germany. This Summit will serve as an excellent platform for networking with // Read more »
ESSNA members gathered for the Annual General Meeting in London
30 January, 2019On 23rd January, the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance members gathered in London for their Annual General Meeting (AGM) to discuss the association’s achievements, challenges, but also the new strategy for the year // Read more »
ESSNA welcomes Membership applications from any company or body involved in the sports nutrition sector.
Before applying for ESSNA Membership, you may wish to read more about us, what we do and how we can help you by downloading our background pack from here (pdf). This pack also has details of the cost of ESSNA Membership.FIND OUT MORE