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Six ways to tackle the plastic puzzle

The Dutch use approximately 26 billion plastic food packaging per year and the trend points to a further increase. However, if consumers reduce their use by five packs per year, this could halt growth. This is the conclu..

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Retail meets foodindustry

25 September 2019

Are you an entrepreneur of a food producing company? Do you want to know how to ensure that you remain relevant as a company in a changing chain? Be inspired by speakers from the retail sector on 7 November 2019 and come...

Can transparency encourage healthy choices?

16 September 2019

The University of Groningen and Wageningen University & Research have started a research project with almost all supermarkets in the Netherlands. The research 'Transparent Health & Sustainability' focuses on inte...

Lack of throw-away info obstacle for recycling

29 August 2019

Consumers find it difficult to determine in which waste bin the packaging should be put.  Strikingly often, on almost half of the packaging, there is no information at all about which waste bin it should be thrown i...

Demand for climate-neutral packaging increases

26 June 2019

Sustainability is more topical than ever. Supermarkets also have sustainability high on their agenda, consumers are asking more and more critical questions and the packaging material is under a magnifying glass. The Dutc...

Jumbo makes sustainable bottles

17 June 2019

Jumbo is switching to using more sustainable bottles for all its fresh juices. This week, the popular 1 litre bottle of fresh orange juice will appear on the Jumbo shelf with this environmentally friendly packaging. This...

Maxima Seafood in retail

10 June 2019

Fish supplier Maxima Seafood’s ambition to expand to retail had existed for a while. When the request to deliver scallops came from Delhaize, the plans quickly became concrete. But this did require the necessary adjustme...

HAK enters Nutri-Score

23 May 2019

Vegetable manufacturer HAK is not waiting for the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) to take a final decision on a new food choice logo as a successor to the 'Tick', which was abolished in 2016. As of 1 Septembe...

KIDV launches innovation platform

21 May 2019

In collaboration with the Community of Sustainable Packaging Innovators, the Knowledge Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV) launched THE innovation platform in the field of packaging and recycling. This means great...

IFFA 2019 – where tradition meets high tech

10 May 2019

For six days, IFFA – The No. 1 for the meat industry – showed how the sector can get fit for the future. From the smart meat factory, packaging trends and food safety, via clean labelling, to the growing expectations on ...

New plan for food packaging

09 May 2019

Sustainable and recyclable packaging is increasingly high on the agenda of the management and managers in the industry. The food industry is also taking its responsibility and has been making food packaging more sustaina...

Start Bracheplan Sustainable Packaging

08 May 2019

Monday 6 May GroentenFruit Huis launched the Sustainable Packaging Sector Plan. Sustainable Packaging has been a hot topic in the fruit and vegetable sector for some time now. The sector plan describes the sector's ambit...

Start of recycling campaign Dairy pack

16 April 2019

On Monday 15 April, the campaign 'Zuivelpak volledig recyclebaar' (Dairy pack fully recyclable) was launched. The dairy industry, supermarket sector and drinks carton producers want to inform consumers about the good rec...

Possible entry Nutri-Score underestimated

11 April 2019

The Consumers' Association supports the introduction of the French food choice logo Nutri-Score in the Netherlands. The Nutri-Score shows in a simple way how (un)healthy a product is with colours (dark red to dark green)...

Full product safety

09 April 2019

Every week there is a recall of a product in the news. This often involves incorrect labelling or the discovery of materials that have accidentally ended up in the packaging. The aftermath of a product recall is enormous...

Henkelman vacuum machines

08 April 2019

Vacuum packaging is crucial in the food industry. It not only extends the shelf life without the addition of preservatives, but is also beneficial for quality preservation, food safety, flexibility and optimization of st...