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Plan B for manufacturers in corona crisis

The corona measures brought restaurants, cafes and catering to a standstill with a shock. Part of the sector is back to work. Little attention was paid to the manufacturers faced with the loss of demand in the foodservic..

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Dutch people overestimate food expenditure

Dutch people overestimate food expenditure

13 August 2020

The Dutch overestimate how much money they spend on food. The average Dutchman expects to spend about 24% of the household income on food. This is apparent from representative research among 1560 people commissioned by L...

The food100 list of 2020

The food100 list of 2020

12 August 2020

Over the past few weeks, an independent professional jury has been busy assessing more than 300 applications for the food100 list. A list of established leaders and up-and-coming talent who are working daily for a better...

Team WUR scores with vision on food system in 2050

Team WUR scores with vision on food system in 2050

11 August 2020

Two researchers from Wageningen Imke de Boer and Evelien de Olde and their team are one of the ten finalists of the prestigious Food System Vision Prize. Their team comes up with a holistic vision of a healthy and circul...

Foodbytes: The new normal for the food system

Foodbytes: The new normal for the food system

06 August 2020

As we continue to see the world adjust to an ongoing pandemic, it’s clear that the outbreak of COVID-19 has created profound change in the global food system. While the outlook continues to fluctuate by the day, many asp...

Meat tax back on the menu

Meat tax back on the menu

05 August 2020

We have been eating more meat since 2016, according to research and consultancy firm CE Delft. Despite information on the negative effects of meat consumption in various areas. According to CE Delft, price is still th...

Introduction database food contact materials

Introduction database food contact materials

05 August 2020

Both producers of packaging materials and food businesses have to comply with EU legislation on food contact materials, including packaging materials. Establishing that the packaging you use is safe is a tough job. Riskp...

LTO: Consumers do not yet pay for sustainability

LTO: Consumers do not yet pay for sustainability

04 August 2020

The existence of farmers and horticulturists is at risk because of the ever higher legal and regulatory requirements. If the government and customers want the agricultural sector to become even more sustainable, this is ...

40% of large food producers enter the vegetable market

40% of large food producers enter the vegetable market

30 July 2020

A four-year investor engagement with 25 giant food retailers and manufacturers, led by the FAIRR investor network, has found that two in five global food giants with combined annual revenues of $459 billion now have dedi...

ABN AMRO launches management book for entrepreneurs after corona

ABN AMRO launches management book for entrepreneurs after corona

30 July 2020

Many entrepreneurs are struggling with the far-reaching consequences of the corona crisis. They have to adapt to a new reality and sometimes even reinvent themselves. But how do you do that and where should you start? To...

Rabobank: More uncertainties ahead for pork

Rabobank: More uncertainties ahead for pork

29 July 2020

Covid-19 brings many uncertainties to the global pork market. With various disruptions to the supply chain, Rabobank has revised down pork production for 2020 in major producing countries. “Labor shortages, operationa...

Fewer calves and pigs slaughtered due to corona

Fewer calves and pigs slaughtered due to corona

29 July 2020

In the second quarter of 2020, fewer calves and pigs were slaughtered in Dutch slaughterhouses than in the same period a year earlier. The number of calves slaughtered fell by 14 percent (59,000) and the number of pigs b...

New technology helps farmers around the world

New technology helps farmers around the world

28 July 2020

A partnership between an organization that provides accurate weather forecasts and a company that develops irrigation solutions has the potential to help millions of small farmers around the world. A letter of intent bet...

EU: 10 steps to economic recovery

EU: 10 steps to economic recovery

28 July 2020

Find out what the EU is doing to get Europe back on its feet after the devastating economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 1. A budget for a major economic stimulus To help Europe recover from the disastr...

CBS: Consumer spends less, except on food

CBS: Consumer spends less, except on food

28 July 2020

Consumers spent 12.8 percent less in May 2020 than in May 2019, according to Statistics Netherlands. The shrinkage is smaller than in April, but it is still the second highest ever recorded. Consumers spent less on servi...

KIDV launches The State of Sustainable Packaging

KIDV launches The State of Sustainable Packaging

23 July 2020

The Knowledge Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV) published The State of Sustainable Packaging on 23 July 2020. In this publication, the KIDV indicates how the international packaging world can ultimately achieve ...

FN Global Meat introduces the REVOLUTION BURGER

FN Global Meat introduces the REVOLUTION BURGER

23 July 2020

FN Global Meat, a Dutch importer of high-quality beef and lamb for retail and foodservice, is adding meat replacement products to its range with the Revolution Burger. Brazilian burger specialist In exclusive coope...

Eating less meat doesn't just happen

Eating less meat doesn't just happen

21 July 2020

It is necessary to change ingrained everyday food routines in order to eat more sustainably and healthily, in the PBL study 'Changing food consumption' seven elements of policy have been elaborated to promote more sustai...

New campaign: Let’s Talk About Pork From Europe

New campaign: Let’s Talk About Pork From Europe

21 July 2020

Hoaxes have become one of the great social problems of recent years. To help combat them, the pork sectors of Spain, France and Portugal have joined together in a campaign that will tell the whole truth about the Europea...

Beurzen in food

Beurzen in food

20 July 2020

De pandemie veroorzaakt een enorme verschuiving in de beursdata van alle vakbeurzen. Om het overzicht niet kwijt te raken hebben wij als uitgever een werkschema gemaakt met oude en nieuwe beursdata. Als servic...

New UK import procedures as of 1 January 2021

New UK import procedures as of 1 January 2021

17 July 2020

As a result of an earlier announcement, the UK government has published information on the procedures for trade with the EU after the end of the Brexit transition period. The document The Border with the European Union: ...

Healthy Food Manifesto drawn up

Healthy Food Manifesto drawn up

17 July 2020

On Thursday 16 July, a Healthy Food Manifesto was presented to election committees of political parties on behalf of dozens of organisations, including Transition Coalition Food, TAPP Coalition, Greenhouse Horticulture N...

Resumption of seaweed company Waddenwier

Resumption of seaweed company Waddenwier

16 July 2020

Where it was previously known that Van Rijsselberghe had to stop his company Waddenwier, he still managed to realise a relaunch. Marc Van Rijsselberghe announced the news himself this week. "We are facing a serious salin...

DNV-GL: Consumers concerned about food safety

DNV-GL: Consumers concerned about food safety

16 July 2020

Consumers are significantly more concerned about food safety than environmental considerations, according to DNV GL’s ViewPoint survey. A total of 4,500 consumers from across the globe were asked about their food purchas...

EP: Feeding measure possibly contrary to EU rules

EP: Feeding measure possibly contrary to EU rules

15 July 2020

Minister Carola Schouten's temporary animal feed measure may contravene EU animal health legislation. That is why MEPs Annie Schreijer-Pierik (CDA) and Bert-Jan Ruissen (SGP) are demanding clarification and, if necessary...

Milk from a laboratory

Milk from a laboratory

14 July 2020

An alternative to milk produced by cows has won the 2020 edition of The Liveability Challenge. The challenge is an annual search for solutions to some of the biggest problems facing cities in Southeast Asia and is organi...

Founding of Brightlands Future Farming Institute

Founding of Brightlands Future Farming Institute

14 July 2020

To contribute to technological innovation in the agri-food sector, Maastricht University (UM) is establishing a new research institute at Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo: the Brightlands Future Farming Institute (BFFI...

Plukon and CFG join forces in chicken processing

Plukon and CFG join forces in chicken processing

14 July 2020

Plukon Food Group and Cuparius Capital announced on 13 July 2020 that they have reached an agreement in principle for Plukon to acquire 100% of the shares of Cuparius Food Group (CFG) in Nijkerk.    Plukon i...

Cold stores benefit from corona crisis

Cold stores benefit from corona crisis

14 July 2020

The results of cold stores have been increasing for some years but reached a peak during the corona crisis, according to a Rabobank sector forecast. As a result of the closure of the hospitality sector and export restric...

CBL aims to set up a Food Collective with farmers

CBL aims to set up a Food Collective with farmers

13 July 2020

Since the government promulgated the cattle feed measure, various groups of farmers have carried out actions at supermarket distribution centres. Various interviews with campaigners have shown that they are very concerne...

Tyson Foods launches Tyson® brand in Europe

Tyson Foods launches Tyson® brand in Europe

09 July 2020

Tyson Foods, one of the world's largest food companies and a recognised leader in proteins, is introducing a range of chicken meat products to the European foodservice market under the well-known Tyson® brand, including ...