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Over 20 algae species admitted to European market

The Dutch food industry is poised for a significant shift, following the recent addition of over 20 algae species to the EU Novel Food Catalogue. This decision by the European Commission, in collaboration with the compet..

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Recycling of packaging continues to rise

28 October 2019

Research by the Packaging Waste Fund shows that there was a further increase in the percentage of recycled packaging in 2018. Of the 3,120,000 tonnes, 2,478,000 tonnes were recycled. This results in a recycling percentag...

Smart barcode against food waste

24 October 2019

Wasteless, a young company that helps supermarkets keep food waste to a minimum, has entered into an effective partnership with GS1 to achieve its goal. They do this by means of smart GS1 barcodes. With this barcode, fre...

Launch fruit and vegetable market observatory

22 October 2019

Officially launched on 18 October with a kick-off meeting, the new fruit and vegetable market observatory will provide greater transparency and short-term analysis to a key sector for European agriculture. Fruit and vege...

New plan for carbon-neutral land sector

22 October 2019

Global agriculture and forestry could be carbon-neutral by 2040 and contribute 30% to the Paris targets of limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. This can be done through the conservation and planting of forests, sustainable...

More sustainable food sector through DNA testing

21 October 2019

In the Biosintrum in Friesland, the closing night of the very first Rabo Food Forward Track took place on Thursday 17 October. On this evening the two previously nominated cases were presented to the jury. The winning...

High-protein food of the future

21 October 2019

High-protein food of the future' is the vision of the Future Food Group that started at the beginning of October 2019. Future Food Group intends to be a leading party in the innovation and production of sustainable and e...

The Dutch go for a future without hunger

17 October 2019

Wednesday 16 October on World Food Day, the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) launched the 'Netherlands Food Partnership' (NFP); a new movement that helps par...

BoerBurgerBeweging wants law Right to Agriculture

17 October 2019

The political party BoerBurgerBeweging wants the Netherlands to have a law on the Right to Agriculture. This law should better safeguard the livelihoods of farmers and horticulturists and protect farmers better. When BBB...

Active handling of fraud organic food

16 October 2019

In response to the answers to parliamentary questions on 7 October about fraud with organic and conventional meat, Bionext wants to discuss the follow-up of fraud. As a result of insufficient capacity at the NVWA, fraud ...

Suiker Unie will produce protein from leaves

16 October 2019

Suiker Unie officially took its Green Protein Demo Plant into use on 10 October. It started producing protein from beet leaves. This is done using a unique, pioneering method, the exclusive licence of which has been obta...

Vegan raw minced meat

15 October 2019

The technology for developing meat substitutes is improving. More and more alternatives are coming onto the market. For example, Nestlé is introducing the Garden Gourmet Incredible Minced Meat; vegan raw minced meat that...

Suiker Unie wins FNLI award 2019

14 October 2019

Suiker Unie won the FNLI Award 2019 on 10 October. For the first time, the Dutch Food Industry Federation (Federatie Nederlandse Levensmiddelenindustrie) presented this award to individuals or teams who work admirably to...

Food industry remains stable sector

11 October 2019

The annual Monitor of the Dutch Food Industry Federation (FNLI), which was presented on Thursday 10 October, shows that the food industry in the Netherlands continues to develop in a very stable manner. The future challe...

Vion launches meat substitutes

09 October 2019

Vion, the largest meat processor in the Netherlands, presented a new brand for plant-based meat at the Anuga trade fair in Cologne on 9 October. According to ProVeg Nederland, the introduction of Vion is the next step in...

How do you prevent Listeria?

08 October 2019

Listeria infection is at the top of the list of serious infections. If your company is affected, the consequences are almost incalculable. At such a moment, you are diligently looking for solutions to get the Listeria ou...