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The smart food factory of the future

The resources we have at our disposal to feed the world are limited. How can new chip and digital technologies contribute to a society where everyone in the Netherlands has access to healthy and sustainably produced food..

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Origin labelling

15 April 2014

There is still much debate about the need to provide details of the origin of ‘meat used as an ingredient’ on food labels. In the future, it may become mandatory to indicate the origin of all meat used in meat preparatio...

not only the 'small print' needs to be bigger

15 April 2014

The transition period lasts until 13 December 2014, and from 14 December it will be mandatory for all foods sold in the European Union to comply with Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011. Unfortunately for marketing departments...

new generation of Multivac labellers

15 April 2014

At Interpack, from 8-14 May 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany, Multivac will be presenting a completely new conveyor belt labelling machine. This machine forms the basis for a whole new generation of labellers, namely the Base...

Misleiden - verleiden

15 April 2014

On 26 March, the Dutch Safety Board published a report on the risks in the meat chain (Risico’s in de Vleesketen) which identified important bottlenecks in the meat chain and how it is monitored by the Netherlands Food a...

Alewijnse verlegt haar grenzen

03 January 2014

On 1 March 2014 Alewijnse Industrie changed its name to ‘Alewijnse Industrial Automation’. The reason for the change is the internationalisation of the business line in which Alewijnse currently operates. The company’s d...

Supervac Vacuum machines

03 January 2014

Since 1 February 2014 Ultrapak BV has been the sole representative of Supervac vacuum machines for the food industry. The range comprises chamber vacuum machines, belt vacuum machines, shrinking tunnels and drying tunnel...

Smeertechnieken en reinigingsinstructies

03 January 2014

The right choice of lubricants is an important means of improving mechanical efficiency, maintenance costs, purchasing, logistics, etc. The ability to make the right choice from the wide range of lubricants available req...

Up on the roof

03 January 2014

Every ski season, between 100 and 200 gipsvluchten (which literally means ‘plaster-cast flights’) land in The Netherlands from Innsbruck bringing injured winter holidaymakers back home. For those passengers, an accident ...

'new-style labelling'

03 January 2014

When Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 comes into force, at least 95% of all current food packaging and labels will need to be adapted. There’s no doubt that adequate preparation is important! The date is rapidly approach...

Visually impaired consumers

03 January 2014

Visually impaired people have a hard time shopping independently. MEP Ádám Kósa is striving to make information on food labels accessible to this growing group of people. There are around 30 million blind and visually...

Reducing labelling errors

02 January 2014

European Regulation 1169/2011 is due to come into force on 13 December 2014. Fresh food packers face the challenge of having to change almost all labels on fresh food. Espera-Nederland BV can ease the burden with a range...

New blowerbelt

02 January 2014

It is difficult to label or code wet packed products, such as individually packed spare ribs, when they are covered with condensation or frost: the weighing/pricing unit dispenses a label, but cannot apply it satisfactor...

Focus on sustainability

02 January 2014

Construction of a purpose-built factory for the Dutch company Jeurgens Banket-, Biscuit- en Chocoladefabriek BV has started on the newly developed Bemmer industrial estate in Laarbeek. Jeurgens is specialised in the m...

Savings within the supply chain

02 January 2014

The Kloosterboer Delta terminal is situated in the logistical heart of The Netherlands and close to the major container terminals in the Maasvlakte port area. This strategic location offers companies new opportunities fo...

Increasingly flexible packaging machines

02 January 2014

Packaging is a world  of fast-paced developments. As a result, packaging specialist MULTIVAC  is increasingly asked to supply flexible packaging machines. “A customer  will often want an all-rounder, so we...