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Opportunities for Simons Halal Food

In 1991, Simons started producing halal meat products on a small scale. In 2019, the company is operating globally on a large scale. What happened between then and now?  Simons Halal Food is the largest supplier ..

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With the OSV at Simons Halal

28 April 2019

On Thursday 25 April 2019, we visited Simons Halal Food in Roermond, together with more than 60 members of the Ondernemers Sociëteit Voedingsindustrie (OSV).  Simons Halal Food is the largest supplier of private lab...

Setting course at the kitchen table

09 April 2019

Jos Looman (31) started his career at Rundvlees & Co six years ago. As soon as he saw an opportunity, he took on more responsibilities. And now he manages the beef wholesaler. With success: Rundvlees & Co is grow...

Few additions at Chateau Briand Soest

04 February 2019

A young business, yet with many years of experiences, is pushing forward. Chateau Briand Soest makes no concessions when it comes to quality. Their sausages and meatballs are traditionally pure and delicious products. ...

Animal welfare and/or sustainability

04 February 2019

Storteboom Fresh in Putten, part of the British 2 Sisters Food Group, is the most animal-friendly poultry slaughterhouse in the Netherlands*. But do they apply sustainable practices as well? General Manager Harm Laros te...

Data, insight, and return

13 November 2018

A state of the art slaughterhouse was established in IJsselstein in 2015. With this sophisticated company, Westfort Meat Products builds on a long history in pork meat. With a vision of the future aimed at growth, return...

Hutten Beef 90 years

13 November 2018

Going for quality, sustainability, transparency, and innovation has proven to be the right choice for Hutten Traditional Beef (soon under the official new name: Hutten Beef) in Heeten. "Even though the market for meat is...

Automated preparation for all the sweets

13 November 2018

Children and adults from around the world have enjoyed happy moments with Matthijs sweets for nearly 100 years. And the sales market keeps on growing. This growth requires an expansion of the production capacity while ma...

The butcher demands, Van Dalen delivers

13 November 2018

What are the daily activities and work methods at a medium-sized, artisanal meat processing company? Dick Wever, Executive Director of G. van Dalen's Vleescentrale, lets us look behind the scenes and shares his vision on...

Successful collaboration

13 November 2018

Meat company Boni Vers Ambacht in Nijkerk and Espera, manufacturer of weighing and price labelling machines in Eindhoven, have known each other for a long time, but their collaboration really kicked off when important ch...

Food safety and craftsmanship go hand in hand

13 November 2018

At Zalmhuis Steur, salmon is being conserved and smoked in the same way for already a century. This traditional and artisanal work method provides an excellent taste and quality. But how can the food safety be guaranteed...

Coca-Cola and Blücher, same high standards

09 October 2018

Blücher found a partner with the same corporate values in Coca-Cola European Partners Nederland: high quality, sustainability, and high hygiene standards.  Blücher assortment Eveline Bruins: "We manufacture st...

Back to the hygiene basics

09 October 2018

"The cause of insufficient hygiene is basically a management problem", says Gert Visscher, Director/Owner of Eco2Clean. "There is often not enough focus on this from the operational management." He advises the management...

Luiten Vleeswaren takes a new direction

09 October 2018

The recently published Vega monitor of the environmental organisation Natuur & Milieu (Nature & Environment) shows that more and more people in the Netherlands become flexitarians. Luiten Vleeswaren responds to t...

Zweistra Vlees & Vleeswaren wants operational security

09 October 2018

Zweistra Vlees & Vleeswaren produces meat products with traditional craftsmanship. It is common knowledge that the processing of fresh meat products is susceptible to contamination. At Zweistra Vlees & Vleeswaren...

It's all about communication

09 October 2018

A vital element for good cleaning and a comprehensive hygiene policy is communication and the manner in which this takes place. Digital means are used to facilitate this communication as optimally as possible. Does this ...