Effect of halving meat consumption

The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) has finally decided to post the real climate gain associated with halving the consumption of meat, dairy and eggs on its website. Halving the consumption of animal pr..

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Groei vleesbranche stimuleert vraag naar machines

Groei vleesbranche stimuleert vraag naar machines

22 January 2019

De IFFA is 's werelds belangrijkste drijvende kracht voor de internationale vleesbranche. Van 4 tot 9 mei 2019 staan toekomstgerichte oplossingen voor het slachten, verwerken en verpakken van vlees centraal. De machinebo...

Jan Zandbergen leverancier Moving Mountains

Jan Zandbergen leverancier Moving Mountains

22 January 2019

Jan Zandbergen wordt de exclusieve leverancier van de plantaardige burger van Moving Mountains Foods in Europa (met uitzondering van het Verenigd Koninkrijk). Plantaardige eiwitten worden steeds populairder. Voor Jan Zan...

Circulair ondernemen kan én levert geld op

Circulair ondernemen kan én levert geld op

22 January 2019

“Na de eerste groeifase wordt het tijd dat de circulaire economie volwassen wordt en schaal gaat krijgen”, zegt hoogleraar duurzaam ondernemen Jan Jonker. “We zitten in een trein, maar moeten nog veel doen om die op snel...

Heemskerk neemt 100e S-360 van Tramper

Heemskerk neemt 100e S-360 van Tramper

22 January 2019

Half december 2018 werd een nieuwe trayseallijn van het type S-360 in gebruik genomen bij Heemskerk fresh & easy in Rijnsburg. Een feestelijk moment, want voor Tramper Technology was dit de honderdste machine van dit...

Partners Week Zonder Vlees bekend

Partners Week Zonder Vlees bekend

22 January 2019

Begin januari werd bekend gemaakt dat van 11-17 maart de tweede editie van de Nationale Week Zonder Vlees plaats zal vinden in Nederland. Vandaag zijn officieel alle 69 partners van de campagne bekend, waaronder alle gro...

Herkomst vlees nagaan via smartphone

Herkomst vlees nagaan via smartphone

22 January 2019

 Consumenten van Carrefour die ambachtelijk Belgisch varkensvlees kopen kunnen voortaan met een eenvoudige scan de herkomst van dit vlees nagaan, deze scan kunnen zij doen met een smartphone. Carrefour komt de consu...

VanDrie Group verwelkomt Duitse minister op IGW

VanDrie Group verwelkomt Duitse minister op IGW

21 January 2019

Bij de start van de consumentenbeurs de Internationale Grüne Woche (IGW) ontmoetten Julia Klöckner, de Duitse minister van Landbouw, en haar Nederlandse collega, Carola Schouten, vandaag vertegenwoordigers van de VanDrie...

EU food safety system too ambitious

EU food safety system too ambitious

17 January 2019

According to a new report by the European Court of Auditors, the EU's system for protecting consumers from chemical hazards in food is currently too ambitious, although it has a solid basis and is respected globally. The...

Kiem hogere agrarische prijzen

Kiem hogere agrarische prijzen

17 January 2019

Agrarische grondstofprijzen staan sterk onder invloed van valutaontwikkelingen en de handelsbesprekingen tussen de VS en China. Door de tekorten in 2019 gaan de prijzen van tarwe en mais stijgen. Druk op de prijzen van s...

Steps towards a waste free future

Steps towards a waste free future

16 January 2019

On 15 January, Nestlé announced how it intends to achieve a waste-free future. The company is committed to the target of 100% of its packaging being recyclable or reusable by 2025. Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said: "Our...

New institute for food safety

New institute for food safety

15 January 2019

From 1 June 2019, RIKILT Wageningen University & Research and the Laboratory for Feed and Food Safety of the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) will form a new institute. The new organization is ...

British Parliament votes on brexit deal

British Parliament votes on brexit deal

15 January 2019

On 15 January 2019, the British Parliament votes on the draft agreement that the United Kingdom concluded with the European Union in November on the brexit. This will regulate how the UK can leave the EU. However, many p...

Izico Food Group continues as GoodLife Foods

Izico Food Group continues as GoodLife Foods

15 January 2019

From 1 February 2019, Izico Food Group will continue under its new name: GoodLife Foods. The new name is related to the already acquired company and also vegetarian brand Goodlife in the United Kingdom. "In addition t...

Record turnover foodservice

Record turnover foodservice

11 January 2019

The turnover of foodservice companies rose by 5.5% in 2018 to record revenue of more than € 20 billion. Consumers are clearly spending more and more outside the home. "The full terraces of 2018 were illustrative of the g...

IFFA 2019 – focus on packaging

IFFA 2019 – focus on packaging

11 January 2019

Packaging for foodstuffs, especially perishable products such as meat and sausages, calls for the highest standards in terms of packaging materials, machines and systems. In addition to traditional purposes, such as prot...

Meat export numbers fell in 2018

Meat export numbers fell in 2018

10 January 2019

In 2018 there were less positive figures compared to 2017, when the export value for the food sector increased by 6%. In 2018 (up to and including October), this percentage was modest (1.3%). Food exports to the EU were ...

No Fairytales active in 4 countries

No Fairytales active in 4 countries

10 January 2019

As of Monday 7 January 2019, the 45% vegetable tortillas of the Dutch company No Fairytales will be available throughout Denmark. Three Danish supermarket chains (Netto, Bilka and Føtex) will then start selling the colou...

The 7 food trends of 2019

The 7 food trends of 2019

07 January 2019

The new year has only just started and that is why IENS, the platform for searching and booking restaurants in Europe and a member of TheFork, presents The Dining Out Trends Report 2019 in collaboration with internationa...

VAT revenue grows to 50 billion

VAT revenue grows to 50 billion

07 January 2019

On 1 January 2019, it was 50 years since VAT was introduced in the Netherlands. In 1969, the revenue from VAT amounted to 2.6 billion euro. In the meantime, this has risen to approximately 53 billion euro per year. After...

Global Animal Protein Outlook 2019

Global Animal Protein Outlook 2019

31 December 2018

Growth in global animal protein continues, but it is slowing. Uncertainty is a key theme for 2019. Uncertainty created by African swine fever, in trade, and with feed prices all contribute to the slowdown in production. ...

Prohibition of unanesthetized slaughter 2019

Prohibition of unanesthetized slaughter 2019

31 December 2018

Until now, unanesthetized slaughter was still allowed, purely for religious reasons. From 1 January 2019 this no longer applies. At the beginning of the new year there is a ban on unanesthetized slaughter in Flanders....