Robotarm offers food industry a helping hand

Technology is playing an increasingly important role in food production. Within the industry the use of robotics and data technology is growing. This contributes to the affordability of food and the transparency about or..

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50 future foods introduced

50 future foods introduced

21 February 2019

Volgens deskundigen van de Voedsel- en Landbouworganisatie van de VN (FAO) is je dieet waarschijnlijk niet gevarieerd genoeg. En de implicaties van een repetitief dieet zijn veel ernstiger dan saaie maaltijden. De wereld...

Deal minder en beter gebruik van plastic

Deal minder en beter gebruik van plastic

21 February 2019

Staatssecretaris van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat, Stientje van Veldhoven, heeft een deal gesloten meer dan 70 milieuorganisaties en bedrijven. Doel: 20 procent minder plastic gebruiken, meer plastic opnieuw gebruiken en...

20% less packaging in 2025

20% less packaging in 2025

18 February 2019

The Dutch supermarkets have agreed that by 2025 there will be 20% less packaging material in the supermarket. The sector is collectively committed to less and more sustainable packaging. This is part of a number of ambit...

Red Seaweed Promise launched

Red Seaweed Promise launched

15 February 2019

To help ensure a long-term sustainable red seaweed supply chain, Cargill has launched the Red Seaweed Promise™. The program is specifically designed to address key sustainability challenges for the harvesting and cultiva...

Intestinal flora healthier due to waste streams

Intestinal flora healthier due to waste streams

14 February 2019

According to research by Carlota Bussolo de Souza, residual flows from the food industry appear to be very suitable for making the intestinal flora of obese people healthier. Fruit and vegetable peelings contain fibres t...

Portioned lamb steaks for catering

Portioned lamb steaks for catering

13 February 2019

Jan Zandbergen BV has a new meat brand for the foodservice; Everlamb. Everlamb contains a wide range of frozen lamb for the catering industry. The portioned steaks offer professional chefs various advantages. The lamb...

Trends and developments: The circular economy

Trends and developments: The circular economy

11 February 2019

What will we eat in 2050? Can we make our food production more sustainable? Who is going to pay for the transition to a circular economy? Is it the responsibility of the government, of the industry, or of the consumer? P...

More food quality for sure

More food quality for sure

11 February 2019

Minebea Intec supports the food industry in increasing the reliability, safety and efficiency of production lines. The global provider of inspection technologies is continuously expanding its checkweighing and foreign bo...

Shelf space for young farmers

Shelf space for young farmers

11 February 2019

With the 'Jonge boer over de vloer' (Young farmer coming by) initiative, Albert Heijn will be offering a platform for products from young Dutch farmers as of 11 February. Four selected young farmers will have shelf space...

Act stronger as a meat chain

Act stronger as a meat chain

07 February 2019

Economic and social challenges for the Dutch meat sector can only be tackled effectively through stronger chain links. Following in the footsteps of the veal sector, the pig sector will also set up a new chain organisati...

"Circular business practices are possible"

"Circular business practices are possible"

04 February 2019

"After the initial growth phase, it is time that the circular economy grows up and is rolled out on a larger scale”, says Jan Jonker, Professor in Sustainable Entrepreneurship. "We are on a train but have to work hard to...

Ignoring is no longer an option

Ignoring is no longer an option

04 February 2019

When you start talking about sustainability, you already know the outcome: a heated discussion! It will soon be all about 'the things we shouldn't be doing any more'. Eating meat on a daily basis, flying to a far-away de...

Force majeure

Force majeure

04 February 2019

I was following the news about the huge amount of snow in Austria and was happy that I was not there. I can still remember myself thinking 'Luckily we don't have that kind of horrible weather in our tiny, rainy country.....

The courage to choose

The courage to choose

04 February 2019

The VAT on food products has been increased from 6 to 9%. The result is that, more or less everywhere, products in supermarkets have become 3% more expensive. But more costs are rising. Think about the personnel costs wh...

Look before you jump!

Look before you jump!

04 February 2019

More and more people say that they care about products being sustainable, animal-friendly, and environmentally friendly. Companies and manufacturers use quality labels to show their customers that they meet this demand. ...

Johma innovates with Nanotechology

Johma innovates with Nanotechology

04 February 2019

110 stainless steel funnels and 50 standard bins of specialist spreads manufacturer Johma 'from Twente' now have an RSS Ceramic Nano-coating. Thanks to this coating, the waste of spreads left behind in the funnels has be...

MarketCall pays off

MarketCall pays off

04 February 2019

You probably recognise this. You want to bring your products or services to the attention of potential clients but you lack the time or the right tools to do this. And furthermore, the whim of the day determines your age...

A visit to Prins and Dingemanse

A visit to Prins and Dingemanse

04 February 2019

How to reach the new generation who would sooner prefer sushi over shellfish? How can you become more successful worldwide? How do you continuously build on your brand recognition? These questions have one answer in comm...

Sustainable preservation of mankind

Sustainable preservation of mankind

04 February 2019

Sustainability: a wonderful concept, but how to handle it? People, there is so much more going on than just the rise of the sea level. Let’s just spend 254 billion and we no longer have to worry about the CO2 reductio...

Food service channel VersTrade:

Food service channel VersTrade:

04 February 2019

Within a period of just two years, VersTrade has grown into a successful platform. It is the online link between food manufacturers - from small-scale, artisanal products to major brands - and the hospitality branch and ...

Making the rice production more sustainable

Making the rice production more sustainable

04 February 2019

"If Dutch retailers can stimulate rice farmers to apply more climate-friendly methods, the global emission of methane can be reduced by 70%”, says Chris Brown of the international food and agri-business Olam, which provi...