HAK-fabriek verbouwd voor nieuwe peulvruchtenlijn

De fabriek staat vanaf de oprichting in Giessen, de appelmoes vindt nog altijd gretig aftrek en de kwaliteit is onafgebroken hoog. Maar er veranderde ook veel bij HAK. Zo kwam er recent een nieuwe stazakkenlijn, waarvoor..

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GS1 DatakwaliTijd 2.0: harde consequenties

GS1 DatakwaliTijd 2.0: harde consequenties

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Na veelvuldig aansporen is voor zo’n vijftig leveranciers uit de levensmiddelen- en drogisterijsector het doek gevallen in GS1 Data Source. Het zijn de eerste bedrijven die worden afgesloten van de database omdat ze niet...

Meat in a healthy diet

Meat in a healthy diet

11 September 2018

The consumption of (red) meat and meat products is often under debate. Points of discussion are “not sustainable” (high CO2 emission) and not healthy (increased risk of colorectal cancer). But meat also has good nutritio...

‘Don’t miss out’

‘Don’t miss out’

11 September 2018

The agri-food sector is developing rapidly. The investments in Research & Development in the sector are the highest in the Netherlands in Europe. A source of inspiration for innovation is the consumer’s demand for ea...

Innovation in the veal sector

Innovation in the veal sector

11 September 2018

The VanDrie Group is extensively innovating in the veal sector: in regards to animal health and animal welfare, in improving food safety and production processes and in putting new concepts and brands on the markets. We ...

It’s vibrant, it’s buzzing

It’s vibrant, it’s buzzing

11 September 2018

“Digital techniques will drastically change food production” Programme manager Food Innovations Joost Blankestijn says in the interview of this issue. Which impact do the developments have on companies, production, socie...

Processing and weighing fruits and vegetables.

Processing and weighing fruits and vegetables.

11 September 2018

Those who want to remain frontrunners have to be innovative. That’s the principle of Heemskerk fresh & easy. Efficient, hygienic processing combined with new, smart packaging techniques guarantee the freshness and qualit...

Greenhill guarantees high quality

Greenhill guarantees high quality

11 September 2018

Schoonderwoerd Vlees from Bilthoven has added a new and unique brand to their assortment of meat. The family business imports mainly beef and lamb from New-Zealand and Australia. The brothers Nimrod and Nigel Schoonde...

New look

New look

11 September 2018

So much developments on the market. It’s hard to keep up. You want to switch faster, more often and more completely and you have to take steps to be several beats ahead. Reason for us to once again assess our activities ...

Preventing bacteria on meat!

Preventing bacteria on meat!

11 September 2018

Theo Legters, Manager Operations at T. Boer en Zn. is a veteran in the meat industry and has a clear view on hygiene. His motto: “Don’t combat symptoms, but combat the problem at the source”.   Theo Legters likes to g...

Climate change

Climate change

11 September 2018

Years ago, I heard a conversation on the radio that has always stuck with me. ‘You need an incentive to innovate’ it was said. At this moment, climate change gives a strong incentive for innovation. The demand for more s...

From cowhide to industrial egg

From cowhide to industrial egg

11 September 2018

The empty landscape won’t have you suspect that here, between the potato fields of North-East Groningen, there’s a modest factory where innovation, sustainability and efficiency meet in an ‘industrial protein’. ...

RBK Group opens office in Germany

RBK Group opens office in Germany

11 September 2018

With the founding of RBK Automation GmbH, RBK Group will also offer its FOBIS® ERP software solutions to food manufacturing companies in Germany. In the Netherlands, RBK Group has been a big name in the food industry for...

Mushroom with vitamin D

Mushroom with vitamin D

11 September 2018

Scelta Mushrooms BV has successfully gained permission from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to use the status of ‘novel food’. In line with the regulation (EU) 2018/1011 of July 17 2018, Scelta has developed a ...

Multipox neemt Ulfcar over

Multipox neemt Ulfcar over

11 September 2018

Met ingang van 14 augustus 2018 is de vestiging Ulfcar Benelux B.V van het  Deense Ulfcar overgenomen door  Multipox Kunststof vloeren B.V. Ulfcar is gespecialiseerd in kunststof bedrijfsvloeren (Acrydur Acryla...

‘Digital techniques play an increasingly larger part’

‘Digital techniques play an increasingly larger part’

11 September 2018

Interview with Joost Blankestijn Digitally controlled food production enables innovations that were, until recently, unheard of: personalised food, vegetable protein with the bite of meat and new shapes, tastes and st...

RASFF Europese trends voedselveiligheid: Zuivel

RASFF Europese trends voedselveiligheid: Zuivel

11 September 2018

This article is a summary of one of the many topics covered in the Blue Paper, a publication of Merieux NutriSciences 2018. Topics like: antibiotic resistance, nano particles, endocrine disrupters, mycotoxins and Planten...

Young blood

Young blood

11 September 2018

What did Mark Zuckerberg, creator of Facebook, think when he received two young applicants with a brilliant idea for a free app? ‘Won’t work out anyway’? Five years later, he hired them. And paid 19 billion for WhatsApp....

Ingrijpende veranderingen voor wereldwijde food retail

Ingrijpende veranderingen voor wereldwijde food retail

11 September 2018

De distributie van voedingsmiddelen ondergaat snelle ontwikkelingen. Sneller dan ooit tevoren! Structuren, organisaties, positionering, offertes, partnerships… geen enkel onderdeel van de sector ontsnapt aan deze verande...

High Tech meets Food

High Tech meets Food

11 September 2018

Technological innovations determine the future of Agri & Food. The AgriFoodTech fair 2018 offers the right stage to show these innovations which allow the Netherlands to remain a frontrunner. Additionally, the event ...

Vlees beweegt de mens

Vlees beweegt de mens

11 September 2018

Vlees beweegt ons. Het is een onderwerp waar mens en maatschappij altijd wel een mening over hebben. Vlees is emotie: het is lekker, je wil het graag eten, maar liefst zonder bijsmaak of een zeker schuldgevoel. Thema’s r...

50 jaar Multivac Nederland

50 jaar Multivac Nederland

10 September 2018

Van donderdag 6 t/m zaterdag 8 september 2018 vierde Multivac haar 50 jarig jubileum. Niets is aan het toeval overgelaten. Donderdag stond in het teken van teambuilding. Met een bus vertrokken alle 55 werknemers vanui...