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Alternatives plastic can be worse for the environment

Experts say that alternatives to plastic can sometimes have an even worse impact on the environment than plastic itself. Their use would, among other things, lead to higher CO2 emissions. The British Circular Taskforc..

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Vraag naar Nederlands voedsel hoog

Vraag naar Nederlands voedsel hoog

17 January 2020

ABN AMRO schat op basis van uitvoercijfers dat de uitvoerwaarde van voedingsmiddelen over heel 2019 met 5 procent is toegenomen. De uitvoerwaarde van vlees steeg met ruim 7 procent het hardst, als gevolg van de Afrikaans...

Nederlands kalfsvlees op Internationale Grüne Woche

Nederlands kalfsvlees op Internationale Grüne Woche

17 January 2020

In navolging van haar culinaire campagne in Duitsland trakteert de VanDrie Group, bezoekers van de Grüne Woche op een ontbijt met kalfsvlees.  De Duitse consument stelt hoge eisen aan haar voeding en vraagt om pr...

Enorme stijging omzet hybride groenteproducten

Enorme stijging omzet hybride groenteproducten

15 January 2020

Hybride groenteproducten zijn sinds 2016 in de Nederlandse supermarkt te vinden, en er komen steeds meer variaties in de schappen te liggen. Bestaande producten worden verrijkt met groenten en peulvruchten als ingrediënt...

Foodybag reduces food waste

Foodybag reduces food waste

14 January 2020

As of January 13th, restaurants will be able to display a special #waste-free logo behind their windows or on their menus to show their commitment to fighting food waste. What is not eaten may be taken home. The logo, la...

Dutch people think price of healthy food is too low

Dutch people think price of healthy food is too low

14 January 2020

Consumers think that our food has become healthier and more sustainable; we pay too little for it. These results of the study were presented at the New Year's Café of Schuttelaar & Partners, the consultancy for a hea...

Plukon and Fresh Care Convenience join forces

Plukon and Fresh Care Convenience join forces

13 January 2020

Plukon Food Group and Staay Food Group announced on Friday 10 January that they had concluded an agreement in principle for the acquisition by Plukon of 51% of the shares of Fresh Care Convenience B.V. in Dronten (FCC). ...

Half meat and half vegetable in the meat shelf

Half meat and half vegetable in the meat shelf

08 January 2020

New for consumers who want to eat less meat but don't want to compromise on healthy properties and delicious taste, who are looking for the balance between enjoyment, responsible living and sustainability. FiftyFifty is ...

The Urker Zalmhuys is ready for the future

The Urker Zalmhuys is ready for the future

07 January 2020

In 2016 a major renovation started, which will be completed in 2020. The business premises will then be five times as large. In the meantime, a large part of the fresh produce department has been renovated. Various new m...

HAK: ‘Vegetables make everyone happy’

HAK: ‘Vegetables make everyone happy’

07 January 2020

The Netherlands dangles with an average of 134 grams at the bottom of the European lists of daily vegetable consumption. That is just over half of the recommended amount of 250 grams/day. The experts are more than unanim...

Unemployment comes to a standstill

Unemployment comes to a standstill

07 January 2020

Both the Dutch and European unemployment rates have not fallen in recent months. The average unemployment rate in the EU countries will be 6.3 from May 2019, and the Dutch rate will be 3.5 from August. This makes the Net...

Bionext: Organic is Booming

Bionext: Organic is Booming

07 January 2020

The maverick or hip and progressive: for a long time organic was mainly a niche market. But that's going to change a lot in the coming decade. 5X where and why organic will be booming in the next 10 years, according to M...

Van Loon Group makes meat substitutes

Van Loon Group makes meat substitutes

07 January 2020

During the Horecava, Van Loon Group will introduce under a new label 'The Blue Butcher', an extensive range of innovative meat substitutes to build a 'no meat of today' society. With this new label, Van Loon Group respon...

2020: extra commitment to product safety

2020: extra commitment to product safety

03 January 2020

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) will deploy extra capacity in 2020 for the supervision of product safety and manure controls. The NVWA is also deploying extra people to be able to respond more...

The ten themes of 2020

The ten themes of 2020

02 January 2020

Legislation, consumer behaviour and sustainability. Having a good strategy in 2020 is perhaps more important than ever for the entrepreneur. ABN AMRO is already providing insight and background into ten themes that will ...

Agricultural entrepreneurs get a chance to be sustainable

Agricultural entrepreneurs get a chance to be sustainable

02 January 2020

From 1 January 2020 it will be possible for starting agricultural entrepreneurs to apply for a loan to make their business more sustainable. After a takeover, it is often not possible for start-ups in the agricultural an...

More vegetables in January with 'Green January’

More vegetables in January with 'Green January’

31 December 2019

Vegetable innovator &samhoud food challenges the Netherlands to go 100% vegetable in January in addition to 0% alcohol. With 'Green January' &samhoud food wants people to experience that vegetables and enjoyment ...

Diviande BREEAM-NL Outstanding certified

Diviande BREEAM-NL Outstanding certified

23 December 2019

In 2017, Diviande started the construction of a new production location, including storage and distribution of its chilled and frozen (meat) products and an office function. During the construction, sustainability was a ...

More sustainable palm oil processed in the Netherlands

More sustainable palm oil processed in the Netherlands

20 December 2019

The Netherlands is on the right track in the use of sustainable palm oil. The final target (100% sustainable by 2020) is in sight. This is evident from the report of the Dutch Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil (DASPO). I...

Future of Food

Future of Food

19 December 2019

Vakblad Voedingsindustrie participates in the Future of Food campaign launched by Mediaplanet on 19 December 2019. Learn more about various trends and developments in the field of food. Subjects such as mechanisation, su...

JUMP programme starts in January

JUMP programme starts in January

19 December 2019

'Keep dreaming, start doing' is the motto of JUMP dream accelerator. This is the new annual programme that gives young food innovators the opportunity to accelerate the realisation of their dreams about the food (system)...

Europeans are willing to pay more for less plastic

Europeans are willing to pay more for less plastic

17 December 2019

Six out of ten (62%) European consumers say that they are prepared to put their money where their mouth is and pay more for food that contains less plastic packaging. A similar number (59%) say they sort and recycle more...