Enhancing the machinery

From farmer to supermarket, the food chain is influenced by trends and developments both inside and outside the industry. This means that engineering also has to keep up with the changes.  The growing demand for ..

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Voedselconsumptie NL kan met 1/3 dalen

19 April 2019

De productie van voedsel heeft gevolgen voor het milieu, over de hele wereld. De verduurzaming van voedselconsumptie is alleen mogelijk als consumenten, maatschappelijke organisaties en alle partijen in de keten, van bor...

Interventions in healthy eating

16 April 2019

The Foundation for Innovation in Glasshouse Horticulture (SIGN) commissioned Dr. Maaike de Vries and Lea Bouwmeester to explore which interventions can speed up the transition to a healthy diet. This led to the report 'W...

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...

100% plant-based salmon fillet

16 April 2019

After the success last year with the very first plant-based fish burger, which was flooded with prizes. SoFine launched a new product: SoFish Fillets Salmon Style. The producer has been working for months on a developmen...

Game changer is looking for supporters

09 April 2019

In November, he won the 'Purpose Award 2018': Remco Kok, CEO of Campofrio-Benelux, started a revolution at Stegeman and Imperial Meat Products. His goal: a fifty percent reduction of the amount of meat in their products ...

Improvement agro-products

05 April 2019

Retailers, caterers and wholesalers have an important role to play in stimulating market demand for more sustainable products. With these parties there is a strong concentration of market demand (large market share), whi...

Reusable bags for fruit and vegetables

05 April 2019

Colruyt Group will replace all fruit and vegetable bags with reusable bags. This adjustment will save approximately 150 million bags a year. In June 2019, the group will introduce a newly developed reusable bag. The grou...

Rabobank starts 'Food Forward

05 April 2019

Our current food system is inadequate for the future. Steps are needed from farm to fork to ensure more responsible food with less ecological impact. With its 'Food Forward' programme, Rabobank wants to help entrepreneur...

FrieslandCampina and sustainable construction

04 April 2019

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. is investigating opportunities for the construction of a sustainable and innovative dairy production facility in the Netherlands. The production location is intended for processing member milk...

Dit wil de consument in 2019

02 April 2019

Wat wil de consument? De trends komen snel op en veranderen waar je bij staat. Onderzoeksbureau Euromonitor onderzocht het en verzamelde de resultaten in een Engelstalig rapport. Het rapport geeft inzicht in veranderende...

The future of packaging technology

01 April 2019

Recycling plastic is a hot topic in the Dutch packaging industry. This theme, therefore, is discussed at length during Empack 2019, in 'food contact moments' and a mini conference. During the fair, the complete value ...

Plastic-free fresh produce department

01 April 2019

In September 2018, Albert Heijn announced its intention to reduce the percentage of packaging material by 25% by 2025. The use of plastic in fruit and vegetables is a particular thorn in the side of consumers' side. That...

2021: Prohibition of disposable plastic

01 April 2019

On Wednesday 27 March, the European Parliament gave the green light to a law banning disposable plastic products. There was a large majority in favour of the law; 560 voted in favour, 35 against and 28 abstentions. ...

Plastic-saving packaging solutions

31 March 2019

With tray seal and deep drawing packaging technology, the plastic-saving packaging of fresh food is a fact. Multivac will present their new, reliable and innovative PaperBoard packaging solutions at the trade fair. Do yo...

Attractive product presentation

31 March 2019

FlatSkin® is a vacuum/skin packaging consisting of a very thin cardboard carrier that is laminated. The cardboard can be printed in many different ways. Many possibilities for an attractive product presentation and high ...