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The future of food safety

The horsemeat affair, salmonella in smoked salmon, Q fever, bird flu, the pesticide fipronil in eggs; one might almost think that food safety in the Netherlands and Europe is poor. Is it? We discuss it with Marco Balhuiz..

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Online against food waste

24 May 2019

On 23 May, Instock launched an online marketplace against food waste! With, Instock connects surpluses and imperfect products to the hospitality industry. The products are collected at the new food rescu...

AH starts dynamically discounting products

20 May 2019

On Monday 20 May, Albert Heijn took a new step in reducing food waste with the 'dynamic price reduction' trial. The products are automatically discounted on the basis of the shelf life: the shorter the shelf life, the hi...

Improving the quality of fruit and vegetables

19 March 2019

Project leader Eelke Westra (WUR): "One of the most groundbreaking results, in my opinion, is the objective measuring method that can assess large quantities of fruit and vegetables for quality at the same time. This mak...

Food Heroes Awards presented

15 March 2019

The Food Heroes Awards were presented during the CFIA Expo. This year, EnVie (Belgium), Ovo (the Netherlands) and Mussella (France) received an award for reducing food waste in the primary sector in a special way. EnVie ...

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...

Reducing food waste: The search for solutions

04 February 2019

Food waste. There are plenty of initiatives to prevent it but, in practice, it is easier said than done. The objective of the foundation 'Samen Tegen Voedselverspilling' (Fighting Food Waste Together) is to reduce food w...

Gmyrek part of Group of Butchers

30 November 2018

Early October Hartmann Fleischwaren was added to the ranks of Group of Butchers and now it is the turn of Gmyrek Fleisch- und Wurstwaren. Group of Butchers was founded in 1997 by Nick Visser and Wilbert Wolfs and supp...

Ongeveer 40% van het groente- en fruitafval in Europa is vermijdbaar

14 August 2018

Er wordt in de Europese Unie ongeveer 35,3 kilo groenten- en fruitafval per persoon per jaar geproduceerd. Ongeveer 17 miljard kilo vers fruit en groenten belandt in de vuilnisbak op jaarbasis. 40% hiervan is vermijdbaar...

Terugdingen voedselverspilling

09 July 2018

Wageningen Food & Biobased Research (WFBR) voert sinds 2013, in opdracht van het ministerie Landbouw, Natuur en Voedselkwaliteit, jaarlijks de Monitor Voedselverspilling uit. Recent is de update Monitor Voedselverspi...

Inzicht in voedselkeuzegedrag

06 February 2018

Zowel de agrifood- als de tuinbouwsector benadrukken in hun innovatie-agenda’s het belang van een maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemende sector, die een gezondere voedselkeuze wil stimuleren. Bedrijfsleven en kennisins...

Nieuwe samenwerkingsvorm beperkt voedselverspilling

09 January 2018

'Efficiënte Keten, verwaarding van reststromen' is een project dat wordt geleid door het Louis Bolk Instituut met ondersteuning vanuit Wageningen Food & Biobased Research. Het project heeft tot doel om derving (voeds...

Food Waste congres

15 August 2017

De consument gooit meer dan 30% van zijn voeding weg Op woensdag 4 oktober organiseren VerpakkingsManagement en Verpakken een congres over het tegengaan van voedselverspilling en de rol die de verpakking daarin kan sp...

Ede foodstad

15 August 2017

Ede kiest voor food. Food laat samenwerken en zorgt voor verbinding op vele fronten. Food geeft inspiratie en energie. En biedt kansen om Ede binnen de FoodValley regio een prachtige toekomst te geven. Ede heeft hierom e...

Chain-oriented approach is necessary

13 June 2017

The European Parliament is calling on EU countries to reduce their food waste by 30% by 2025 and subsequently by 50% by 2030 (compared with 2014 levels). Parliament has introduced this target in draft waste legislation w...

Putting the food industry/retail relationship in perspective

14 April 2015

Although most suppliers are convinced of the importance of a good relationship with retailers, the path to achieving that is not without obstacles. Price wars have considerably damaged the basis of trust. With consumers ...