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The Dutch construction sector is doing well, and the food sector is following suit. New laws and regulations are an incentive for investments. Because everything needs to be more sustainable, better quality, gasless, mor..

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Wetswijzigingen per 1 juli 2019 voor mkb’ers

18 June 2019

Vanaf 1 juli 2019 veranderen verschillende wetten en regels. Daarnaast gingen afgelopen maanden diverse wetswijzigingen in. De belangrijkste wetswijzigingen voor jou als mkb’er op een rij. Wat verandert op 1 juli en 1 ok...

About guys, quakes and cracks

10 June 2019

I was at a friend’s party. The room was full. The conversation was about our construction and renovation issues. A woman, who lives in an old house, was worried. She spoke about cracks in the facade that had been there f...

‘Technically, (almost) everything is already possible’

10 June 2019

Prof.dr.ir Andy van den Dobbelsteen has been professor of Climate Design & Sustainability at TU Delft for 10 years now. The Climate Design & Sustainability chair is close to the technical side of engineering. His...

Dialogue turns into something beautiful

10 June 2019

Bresc evolved from a local snail breeder into a garlic and herb specialist for the European gastronomy market. The continuous growth of the company demands choices in terms of raw materials, production, sustainability an...

Billions of years of innovation for free

10 June 2019

Biomimicry (biomimics - from the Greek 'bios' (life) and 'mimesis' (imitation)) is the science that stands for learning from nature. Still a relatively unknown concept in the Netherlands, but fully embraced abroad. Large...

Business premises improves logistics

10 June 2019

The Kippie franchise formula began in the early ‘90s. From a hypermodern business premises, the franchisees will be even better served as of May of next year. RBK Food Projects, part of the RBK Group*, is overseeing the ...

Cooling/freezing and CO2 reduction

10 June 2019

You get the highest return on your cooling installation at night. What do we do with solar panels on the roof of a cold store? Use them to freeze during the day! If the cold store is 25 m high, you only get about a quart...

Authentic Asian meal preparation

10 June 2019

Conditioning needs to be extremely on point when it comes to daily fresh meal preparation. Padifood, which processes many fresh ingredients for authentic Asian ready-made meals, commissioned Prodoor to renovate industria...

Arcadis, Fresh in Food

10 June 2019

We are a guest at Arcadis in Zwolle. In a modern office building which, accidentally or not, also houses the NVWA, we visit a relatively new part of the country’s largest consultancy and engineering organisation: Arcadis...

Ambition, transition and instruction

10 June 2019

Building a new warehouse and extra production for a food processing company requires controlling routing with specific installations for completion. Bouwteam P&O and Alsta Nassau joined forces to ensure their client’...

Necessary evil

10 June 2019

Biodiversity on earth has fallen drastically in recent years. In the Netherlands and elsewhere, at least 613 animal species have disappeared since 1900. The main cause: HUMANS. Forest clearing, road construction, trade i...

OUTSTANDING cold store

10 June 2019

Potato processing company Aviko is realising an automated high-rise cold store next to the factory in Steenderen. They are aiming for BREEAM-NL ‘Outstanding’. During the preliminary phase, they have taken the time to ens...

Insulate and receive a subsidy

10 June 2019

The new generation of high-speed spiral doors from EFAFLEX are specially designed to combat energy loss. All doors come standard with thermal break slats and PU foam insulation filling: the EFA-THERM® insulation slat.&nb...

Wageningen Food Safety Research launched

04 June 2019

Wageningen Food Safety Research (WFSR) was launched on 1 June 2019. WFSR is the new institute for food safety in the Netherlands. The new organization is a merger of RIKILT Wageningen University & Research and the La...

‘Dry practice helps’

07 May 2019

It took some getting used to for the twenty employees of food companies who participated in a simulation game on 5 April 2019. The simulation, organised by Willis Towers Watson in collaboration with Recall Solutions, hig...