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Packaging: sustainable versus political gain

The European Commission is 'through with it': the EU's packaging waste policy has failed. That is why the EU is intervening with new legislation. Which is SO detailed that it is going to have a lot of impact on the food ..

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Research into basis for new plant-based food concept

15 June 2021

A new concept for sustainable plant-based food has come a lot closer thanks to a grant of 7.5 million euros. Researchers can use it to create the basis for a method to 'upgrade' vegetable material until it is just as tas...

Can vegetables be kept even fresher?

15 June 2021

Hessing Supervers and Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo are going to collaborate on innovative solutions to make fresh vegetables last longer, to combat food waste and to develop new sustainable packaging materials. On ...

Peeling for a better world

25 May 2021

The idea for 'valorising' citrus peels originated during a chemistry course in York, England, in 2016. Now PeelPioneers processes the lion's share of all orange peels in the Netherlands. From the peels, PeelPioneers main...

Albert Heijn starts pilot 'Bread from Yesterday'

18 May 2021

On Monday 17 May a pilot called 'Bread from Yesterday' started in 10 shops of Albert Heijn in the Rotterdam area to further reduce food waste. Bread that was delivered fresh to the shop yesterday and was not sold on the ...

Chitin from shellfish residues via biological method

18 May 2021

Enzymes and bacterial fermentation can extract the useful substance chitin from shrimp shells and crab shells just as well as more aggressive chemical-based processes, according to research conducted by ILVO-UGent resear...

Intelligent robots increase the benefit from fresh produce

21 April 2021

Around the world, grading, sorting and assembling of fresh fruits and vegetables is done predominantly manually. “It would save companies a lot of time and costs if these time-consuming, dull and repetitive tasks were ca...

9 startups are ready to rock the food industry

16 April 2021

Nine pioneering companies from Mexico, Chile, India, and across Europe comprise the sixth cohort of the world’s leading incubator of plant-based and cultured food startups. This latest round of the accelerator program...

UNEP publishes first Food Waste Index Report

15 March 2021

If food loss and waste were a country, it would be the third biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Food waste also burdens waste management systems, exacerbates food insecurity, making it a major contributor to the...

Circular Food Center works on closed-loop chops

15 March 2021

The closed-loop chop or the waste-free egg: two examples of circular chain concepts on which a cluster of companies, governments, research institutions and social organizations will work within the Circular Food Center. ...

Taste Academy gives impulse to regional food sector

12 March 2021

The Taste Academy Achterhoek is committed to sustainable, regional and healthy food. With support from the province of Gelderland, the Taste Academy is introducing students to the Achterhoek food sector. The goal is more...

Voucher scheme for innovations against food waste

08 March 2021

Companies that want to work with innovations for a circular food chain can make use of the voucher scheme of Samen Tegen Voedselverspilling (Together Against Food Waste). The scheme stimulates companies to prevent food w...

Micro-organisms convert organic waste into fatty acids

22 February 2021

From peanut butter and chocolate to shampoo and detergent: many products contain fatty acids and oils. Usually these are produced from non-sustainable sources such as fossil fuels or palm oil. In a new public-private pro...

ISO launches proposal for new committee on food waste

09 February 2021

Denmark has submitted a proposal to ISO for a new committee to work on reducing food waste. The goal is to provide organizations with a tool to demonstrate the reduction of food waste in an unambiguous and systematic way...

From fish waste to food

08 February 2021

The German Lipromar GmbH is an innovative initiative started in 2010. At this plant, the company extracts fish oil and protein for human consumption from fish heads, bones and trimmings. The product quality is high, clai...

Students help horticulturists with circular future

02 February 2021

Students of De Haagse Hogeschool will start a project in February 2021 with an important mission: to realize a sustainable and circular future. The Knowledge Centre Mission Zero of De Haagse Hogeschool, the municipality ...