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Van Geloven: Lots of cheese, good crust, little dust

A tasty snack is partly characterized by a nice crispy crust. But applying a good, even breadcrumb layer while limiting dust formation and waste is no easy task. Van Geloven Cuijk therefore purchased the latest CrumbMast..

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Hybrid yogurt of cow's milk and plant-based dairy

20 September 2023

Students from the Food Technology program at van hall larenstein have developed a new hybrid yogurt, consisting of a blend of cow's milk and plant-based dairy. Hilde Slaghuis, Anke Vos, and Mohammad Noman were assigned t...

Boermarke fully transitions to plant-based

19 September 2023

The Enschede-based company, Boermarke, is transitioning step by step to plant-based dairy alternatives. They are handing over their traditional dairy operations to competitor, Zuivelhoeve. Reynier and Alexander Varvik...

ProVeg: Dutch Voter ready for protein transition

18 September 2023

Recent research conducted by Kieskompas, commissioned by ProVeg, reveals that a significant portion of Dutch voters strongly favor reducing livestock numbers and promoting plant-based alternatives. This shift towards mor...

Generation Z: An opportunity for the Dutch food industry

18 September 2023

Many Dutch food companies are witnessing a decline in demand for their products, primarily due to decreasing supermarket sales. Despite higher prices leading to increased revenue, volume sales remain stagnant. However, G...

Over a third of Dutch adults want to eat healthier

14 September 2023

A recent survey conducted by the CBS reveals that 36% of adult Dutch citizens have the ambition to eat healthier. Despite this intention, many find it challenging to resist the allure of unhealthy food, especially in the...

Collaboration boosts tempeh production in India

14 September 2023

In a landmark move for food production in India, CFSS B.V. and Marel India Pvt. Ltd. are joining forces. Together, they will upscale the production of tempeh, a protein-rich vegan product, to address the protein deficien...

Falling dairy prices and their impact on the European market

12 September 2023

As the global dairy industry experiences fluctuations, the European dairy market faces unique challenges. Falling prices, inconsistencies in milk production due to variable weather conditions, and the shadow of global ma...

Column Judith Witte: Changing (food) patterns

11 September 2023

Is it due to climate change? Was the wind a tad different this year? Or is it just sheer coincidence? This late summer, there’s an unusual number of grasshoppers in our garden. And it’s not just there; they’re just as co...

'Eating insects? The world can't wait!'

11 September 2023

"Such a white mealworm has just moulted, deliciously soft. Try it," says Star Food CEO Wim Soetendaal. In addition to countless insects for animal feed, he now grows mealworms for human food. "The protein transition is u...

Plantbased the standard, meat the exception

11 September 2023

'The hype of meat substitutes seems to be over,' Rabobank reported in a report published in June 2023. 'Get ready for boredom' the bank warned further on in the report. Is that true? What does the market itself think abo...

Opportunities China's alternative protein sector

11 September 2023

Researchers value China's market for plant-based, protein-rich foods at €10.7 billion, witnessing an annual growth rate of 14.1% from 2019 to 2023. This presents a golden opportunity for Dutch companies. Several facto...

Column Pieter Vos: No pain, no push

11 September 2023

The protein transition is stagnating. The tipping point, crucial for a greener society, seems to be receding further and further into the future. The Central Government, in its campaign to nudge the public, suggests, “Gi...

Thanks to seaweed, hybrid meat is genuinely tasty

11 September 2023

Starting with cured sausages flavored with liquor, Remko Hol, the head of Olijck Foods, took his first steps in the food industry. Upon discovering that the pigs used for his sausages consumed seaweed, it sparked a thoug...

New Proteins: What's on the Menu?

11 September 2023

In my family, there are two flexitarians and two vegetarians. That makes us quite typical. Here in the Netherlands, we're not indulging in meat every day of the week. It's a different story abroad. On a recent trip to Ma...

Making taste and mouthfeel objectively measurable

11 September 2023

An important step has been taken in better understanding taste and taste composition: the 'mouthfeel model' turns out to be a useful basis for measuring taste. This is an important conclusion from the thesis: 'Unraveling...