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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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QiSOFT software system supports cheese producer

11 October 2016

More production and more products – soft-cheese producer Özgazi in Etten-Leur is scaling up. But the expansion in both volume and product range can only be achieved with a new quality management system. Özgazi is a re...

Better hygiene using less water

11 October 2016

It seems almost too good to be true: an optimal and hygienic cleaning method using less water. But, thanks to Undine® by Innovative Water Concepts (IWC), it really is possible. The technique is based on a simple princ...

Automation projects at Bolletje

11 October 2016

Holding on to its products’ tradition of craftsmanship while also being recognised for innovation and expressiveness – that’s what Bolletje demonstrated it had been able to do last year when it won the FNLI Brand of the ...

Van industrie 4.0 tot voedselfraude

13 September 2016

Tijdens MFC-Event op 19 en 20 september a.s. in Evenementenhal Gorinchem kunnen bezoekers gratis deelnemen aan een boeiend lezingenprogramma met uiteenlopende sprekers. Er komen onderwerpen aan bod voor foodondernemers d...

The right information – anywhere, anytime

13 September 2016

It’s like being in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: you can see huge kettles of molten chocolate, nuts are being added to bonbons, chocolate discs are being prettily decorated and packed. The huge diversity of carefull...

HACCP-Tool

13 September 2016

Many companies still keep their HACCP records on paper. However, paperwork takes up a lot of time, does not provide an overview of the current situation and makes it harder to analyse the information. As a result, it ...

Benefits from innovation in cleaning

13 September 2016

A growing number of businesses want to contribute to a sustainable environment. However, quality must be safeguarded. Take the fully automatic cleaning of a conveyor belt or finished product for instance. The Undine® ...

Insects for human consumption

13 September 2016

Back in 2011, in the Dutch province of Flevoland, the first steps were taken towards the exploitation of a new sector. The city of Lelystad is home to an insect farm where insects have been reared for human consumption s...

Veal Fine Group: Passion for veal

13 September 2016

All around the world, food safety is becoming an ever-bigger issue. Consumers want hard guarantees that everything they eat is safe and healthy. Animal health and welfare are high on the agenda too. How can those two top...

the Nocospray concept

13 September 2016

Nocospray is a disinfection concept in which an aqueous solution (Nocolyse-Food) disinfects a room – including all the equipment and other items in it – via a dry vapour. The concept received approval for use in the food...

Listeria contamination: Inevitable or manageable?

13 September 2016

In the food industry there is always a chance of Listeria contamination, claims Gert Visscher from Eco2Clean. “But a consistently disciplined daily production routine, good cleaning and disinfection, post-cleaning visual...

Locusts and the Novel Food Regulation

13 September 2016

The new Novel Food Regulation was adopted on 25 November 2015 and will come into force on 1 January 2018. What will change? Will locusts still be permitted on supermarket shelves after that date? There are a number of...

Food safety is no issue

13 September 2016

GNT manufactures Colouring Foods. These are colours for the food industry, consisting exclusively of fruit and vegetables. We therefore colour food with food. One of our major advantages is that our processes are complet...

Avoid recalls: dot the i’s and cross the t’s

13 September 2016

Safeguarding food safety remains high on social and political agendas. The maximum penalties that can be imposed on fraudulent food companies have been raised considerably and the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Sa...

Breakthroughs needed in food production system

13 September 2016

Rob Hamer’s work revolves around innovation in food. He heads up the Unilever research lab in Vlaardingen and spends one day a week working as a professor in the Food Chemistry Group at Wageningen UR. We discussed with h...