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The 5 biggest hygiene blunders

We challenged you to give one, preferably as recent as possible, real-life example of a cleaning and disinfection issue you had to deal with. An event that made a deep impression on you, the biggest mistake of the year. ..

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Fruit Logistica uitgesteld naar 5-7 april 2022

Fruit Logistica uitgesteld naar 5-7 april 2022

26 November 2021

De Fruit Logistica, een belangrijke vakbeurs voor internationale groente- en fruithandel, wordt door corona uitgesteld naar 5-7 april 2022. Dit maakte de beursorganisatie bekend op 26 november 2021. Op dit moment is h...

Arla develops technology to extract protein from milk

Arla develops technology to extract protein from milk

26 November 2021

Arla Foods created a technology to separate milk into its different protein components, opening the door to infinite innovation possibilities. The patented method, called milk fractionation, enables scientists, nutrition...

Gold is the new green

Gold is the new green

25 November 2021

Tasty food that looks good, is environmentally friendly and healthy – who wouldn’t want that? The new Chlorella algae, Duplaco Gold, helps food and beverage manufacturers to cater for all these requirements. Thanks to sp...

Sustainable soy cultivation in danger

Sustainable soy cultivation in danger

25 November 2021

Replacing certification too quickly by tough EU legislation is counterproductive: deforestation increases. With strict import legislation, Europe will be left out of the world market, warns Nevedi director Henk Flipsen. ...

Cosun introduces vegetable protein isolate from Fava bean

Cosun introduces vegetable protein isolate from Fava bean

25 November 2021

Cosun introduces a promising new product: a protein isolate from the Fava bean. It will be produced in a climate-friendly way, with a unique combination of properties, including a neutral taste, high solubility and good ...

Successful cooperation Smart Pig Chain

Successful cooperation Smart Pig Chain

23 November 2021

Vion Food Group, together with several partners, is looking for ways to manage differences in fat quality in pigs. The first results of the research were announced this month. The project 'The Smart Pig Chain' is one of ...

13 food and agribusinesses in Innovation Top 100

13 food and agribusinesses in Innovation Top 100

23 November 2021

Three quarters of the entrepreneurs in the KVK Innovation Top 100 indicate that innovation has increased the competitive position and turnover (72%). The profit and productivity at 57%. For just over half, the number of ...

Rabobank: disruptions on meat market also in 2022

Rabobank: disruptions on meat market also in 2022

23 November 2021

Those hoping that 2022 will bring calm after multiple market disruptions will likely be disappointed, according to Rabobank. Although markets are expected to calm down somewhat in 2022, many drivers of recent changes wil...

Field locust approved as food in EU

Field locust approved as food in EU

18 November 2021

After mealworms, residents of the European Union will soon be able to put grasshoppers on the table. The European Commission approves the European field grasshopper to serve as a foodstuff. A Dutch company had requested ...

Recycling rate reached 82% in 2020

Recycling rate reached 82% in 2020

17 November 2021

The recycling percentage for packaging rose again in 2020. With the 82% achieved, the Netherlands meets the legal target of 70% and is also among the leaders in Europe, according to a report by the Stichting Afvalfonds V...

How do consumers feel about homegrown plant-based proteins?

How do consumers feel about homegrown plant-based proteins?

17 November 2021

To find out what the attitude and knowledge of consumers is around home-grown plant proteins, DVJ Insights conducted a consumer survey on behalf of the Protein Farmers of the Netherlands (an initiative of Foodvalley NL)....

65% of plastic packaging from supermarket can't be recycled

65% of plastic packaging from supermarket can't be recycled

17 November 2021

Research by Natuur & Milieu has shown that the majority (two-thirds) of supermarket packaging is either not recyclable or only marginally recyclable. More than half of the packaging that is not recyclable can be so w...

Food industry entrepreneurs optimistic about 2022

Food industry entrepreneurs optimistic about 2022

16 November 2021

Entrepreneurs in the food industry are positive about the development of turnover next year. On balance, 34 percent (optimists minus pessimists) expect to achieve higher sales in 2022 than this year. Nearly 30 percent al...

Attica Takes the Lead in Health Food Industry

Attica Takes the Lead in Health Food Industry

16 November 2021

The Attica Region has entered dynamically in the health food sector. In recent years, more and more companies are innovating, using research and new practices to optimize products that are already in production, but also...

Are you ready for a gasless production process?

Are you ready for a gasless production process?

16 November 2021

It is abundantly clear that gas is going to disappear. You may already have studied the various possibilities for making your steam plant or even your entire production process more sustainable. But how do you go about p...

Poster Meat, Fish and Fruit&Vegetable

Poster Meat, Fish and Fruit&Vegetable

16 November 2021

Via the trade journal Voedingsindustrie we distribute the poster MEAT, FISH and  Fruit & Vegetable . Because of the great demand, we also have these posters available online. Download them here without any obligation. ...

Online Edition Cleaning and Disinfection November 2021

Online Edition Cleaning and Disinfection November 2021

15 November 2021

For this edition we asked a number of companies about the biggest blunders of last year in the field of cleaning and disinfection. What went wrong? What was the solution? What did you learn from them? This with ...

No ifs, ands, or buts

No ifs, ands, or buts

15 November 2021

Who doesn't recognise it... that feeling that you are completely humiliated. Discovering halfway through your presentation that you have left your fly open. Quite harmless still. Or that you did click on that link, after...

Interview with Hugo Verkuil of The Vegetarian Butcher

Interview with Hugo Verkuil of The Vegetarian Butcher

15 November 2021

Unilever has a golden opportunity with The Vegetarian Butcher (De Vegetarische Slager). The FMCG group acquired the brand from founder Jaap Korteweg in late 2018 and has since been working on a powerful rollout worldwide...

Cleaning; starting point of every production process

Cleaning; starting point of every production process

15 November 2021

It is always raining reports at the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA): Salmonella in meatloaves, smoked sausages and in basil spice spreaders, Listeria monocytogenes in frozen corn, allergens in pro...

X-ray for high care manufacturing area

X-ray for high care manufacturing area

15 November 2021

The new Raptor XR from Fortress Technology and Sparc Systems is a high-precision, fully integrated X-ray system designed specifically for high care food production environments. It inspects products for contaminants and ...

Picture this...

Picture this...

15 November 2021

Pim starts a business, in the food industry. He has a great product: fish satay! He has already awakened the interest of a few local restaurants. Now he wants to start professionally. He has found a place to work, bought...

Use your common sense

Use your common sense

15 November 2021

Agents used for cleaning and disinfection in the food industry must not leave traces in foodstuffs. Therefore, the cleaning plans and safety worksheets of a cleaning and disinfection agent, such as sodium hypochlorite, s...

Trace Listeria source faster and more precisely

Trace Listeria source faster and more precisely

15 November 2021

In 2019, a Listeria Monocytogenes infection at a meat producer in Aalsmeer caused six deaths, two miscarriages and 35 cases of illness. The source of these infections could be traced thanks to Whole Genome Sequencing (WG...

Starcuisine is building a sustainable future

Starcuisine is building a sustainable future

15 November 2021

StarCuisine is growing and building a new facility to be ready for the future. It is an exciting process in which the entrepreneurs can rely on the people at Aan de Stegge Twello construction company, who look ahead, pro...

Saving on waste water costs with cleaning

Saving on waste water costs with cleaning

15 November 2021

Good cleaning products help to deal with food properly. Sometimes they even do more than what they are intended for. At Rodé Vis, they also lead to increased sustainability and interesting cost savings. If there is a ...

Faster cleaning thanks to renovation

Faster cleaning thanks to renovation

15 November 2021

No quality without spotlessly clean premises, or so they say at Medaillon Topvlees and Ülkem Döner. The two companies don't just have the product meat in common; they have both recently undergone renovation. It ensures t...

Your new job starts with concrete

Your new job starts with concrete

15 November 2021

Willy Naessens Netherlands, builder and specialist in concrete, is looking for new colleagues. In our recruitment campaign you can taste the atmosphere of a daily working day on the building site. You work with colleague...

More uptime and less costs at Sea Fresh Retail

More uptime and less costs at Sea Fresh Retail

15 November 2021

It's like the Champions League, delivering to retail. After all: flexibility and speed are crucial. In order to optimise the availability of the machines, Sea Fresh Retail concluded a maintenance contract. And that works...

New trend report for food and beverage sector

New trend report for food and beverage sector

15 November 2021

What is the impact of today's major changes on the future strategy of food and beverage companies? Read about it in the trend report 'Global Food and Beverage Industry Trends and Strategic Insights 2021'. To stay ahea...

Five-star remodelling at Huhtamaki

Five-star remodelling at Huhtamaki

15 November 2021

At Huhtamaki they know that the future of packaging lies in paper. That's why they're investing heavily in a new factory and why parties who can supply high-quality applications are involved in the renovation. The fact t...

Clean Label safeguards traditional meat taste

Clean Label safeguards traditional meat taste

15 November 2021

How do you guarantee that meat products can be kept for long enough and remain tasty? That was the challenge Aarnink Vleeswaren faced. They chose Masterblends 'clean label' and are pleased with the natural, traditional m...

The art of distraction

The art of distraction

15 November 2021

How recognisable is this? You sit down in front of your PC at 8 a.m. and go through your task list for the day. A full list, but doable. Then the mailbox opens. Phew, there are so many emails. You have to read each em...

New b2b platform LEROMA

New b2b platform LEROMA

15 November 2021

Food producers can spend weeks searching for raw materials that meet the required quality standards. Raw material suppliers, in their turn, are looking for the right buyers. The new digital B2B platform LEROMA, a Düsseld...

Jumbo launches label with close to home products

Jumbo launches label with close to home products

11 November 2021

From the end of this year, customers will be able to find Jumbo house brand products from the Netherlands on the shelves under the "Van Dichtbij" (Close by) label. With the "Close to home" brand, Jumbo is responding to t...

Half of Europeans reduce meat consumption

Half of Europeans reduce meat consumption

11 November 2021

A European study by ProVeg International in partnership with Innova Market Insights, the University of Copenhagen and Ghent University as part of the Smart Protein project, shows a significant shift towards plant-based e...

Herzien schema voor certificatie On the way to PlanetProof

Herzien schema voor certificatie On the way to PlanetProof

11 November 2021

On the way to PlanetProof is herzien en omgevormd naar het certificatieschema ‘On the way to PlanetProof Chain of Custody versie CoC.1’. Het schema is van toepassing op alle schakels ná de primaire productie. Voor bestaa...

Pump solutions; for a flexible production process

Pump solutions; for a flexible production process

09 November 2021

The use of pumps is crucial in order to make a production process flexible and efficient. Depending on the size and capacity of the plant, there are also interesting mobile solutions, hygienically certified, easy to clea...

GEA; strategic partner for meat substitutes

GEA; strategic partner for meat substitutes

09 November 2021

Today, many consumers want to replace their meat products in a few meals or fully commit to a vegetarian or vegan diet. How can food manufacturers step into this fast-growing segment and make the most of their opportunit...