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'The drive for improvement is there'

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) oversees - among other things - the production of safe food. Recent outbreaks and major changes in detection techniques are prompting more attention to machine ..

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High-care, high-risk and clean-room technology

09 May 2017

Customers and governments alike are imposing ever-stricter microbiological requirements on food. Therefore, although cost-intensive, it is definitely advisable to use a high-care area when working with higher-risk food p...

Hygiene matters

09 May 2017

Hygiene and efficient cleaning processes are essential in ensuring food safety. Surfaces and equipment must be easy to clean, and waste water from cleaning processes must be disposed of quickly through efficient drainage...

New: remote disinfection

09 May 2017

The company called Simpel Desinfecteren has introduced a new disinfection system for permanent installation which automatically disinfects the production area at pre-set times. While the Nocospray and Nocomax disinfec...

‘Hygienic design is about reducing the risk'

09 May 2017

At Dutch Food Industry, we observed one day of the ‘Hygienic Design Training’ by Commercial Food Sanitation, an Intralox company. An international group of food industry professionals went back to school for three days, ...

Quality is the common thread

11 April 2017

The biblical expression ‘Live inclusively’ has been passed down by the founding family to become the motto of Dutch fruit and vegetable processing company HAK. Frans Kuijpers, head of the quality department, willingly ex...

Taking slicing and packaging to the highest leve

11 April 2017

Ton Aarnink’s meat factory is based in the Dutch town of Meppel. With his knowledge of the business, his strong team and top-quality machines, this seasoned butcher can make virtually any meat product. Ton Aarnink has...

Winnaar Jaarprijs Goede Voeding 2017

11 April 2017

Albert Heijn/Koninklijke Vezet heeft met de producten Courgette-spaghetti, Bloemkoolrijst en Broccolirijst de Jaarprijs Goede Voeding 2017 gewonnen. Het product kreeg zowel de meeste stemmen van de publieksjury als van d...

Responsible packaging

06 March 2017

Since December 2016 Henri van de Bilt, a BRC/IFS-certified manufacturer of meat products, has been disinfecting sustainably using Nocolyse Food. This has enabled the company to integrate extra safety into its disinfectio...

Evides industriewater, uw waterpartner

06 March 2017

Water is een essentieel onderdeel van veel producten en processen. Evides Industriewater maakt betrouwbaar proceswater voor de voedingsindustrie. Of het nu gaat om water dat wordt gebruikt voor het wassen en transportere...

Claims: useful or misleading?

06 March 2017

Consumers are increasingly aware of the link between their diet and their health. Claims can help them to make the right food choices for them. Many manufacturers also regard claims as a handy marketing tool. Whether int...

Food preservation methods

06 March 2017

The discovery that food could be preserved for long periods of time was truly revolutionary! It enabled humans to travel and to survive harsh winters and food shortages. Heating, freezing, drying, pickling, fermenting an...

Brilliant business models in food

07 February 2017

Food will be one of society’s biggest challenges in the future. There are several aspects to that challenge; on the one hand the aim is to produce healthy and sustainable food, and on the other the challenge lies in keep...

Ten million kilos of tomatoes thanks to geothermal heat

07 February 2017

The company Duijvestijn Tomaten in Pijnacker does business as sustainably as possible, such as by using geothermal energy to heat its greenhouses. Director Ted Duijvestijn explains how this innovation came about. “Ene...

Combat food fraud: Think like a criminal!

07 February 2017

As part of the war on food fraud, it has recently become mandatory for companies to perform a Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment to check how well protected they are against food fraud. Forming part of quality systems s...

Sustainability in agri-food

07 February 2017

Today, society takes a more critical view of food manufacturing companies than ever before. Most election manifestos not only underline the importance of a food policy, but also believe that the policy should be closely ...