HAK factory rebuild for new legume line

The factory has been located in Giessen since it was founded, the apple sauce is still in great demand and the quality is consistently high. But a lot has changed at HAK. Recently, a new pouch line was introduced, for wh..

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More food quality for sure

11 February 2019

Minebea Intec supports the food industry in increasing the reliability, safety and efficiency of production lines. The global provider of inspection technologies is continuously expanding its checkweighing and foreign bo...

Johma innovates with Nanotechology

04 February 2019

110 stainless steel funnels and 50 standard bins of specialist spreads manufacturer Johma 'from Twente' now have an RSS Ceramic Nano-coating. Thanks to this coating, the waste of spreads left behind in the funnels has be...

A visit to Prins and Dingemanse

04 February 2019

How to reach the new generation who would sooner prefer sushi over shellfish? How can you become more successful worldwide? How do you continuously build on your brand recognition? These questions have one answer in comm...

Few additions at Chateau Briand Soest

04 February 2019

A young business, yet with many years of experiences, is pushing forward. Chateau Briand Soest makes no concessions when it comes to quality. Their sausages and meatballs are traditionally pure and delicious products. ...

Mackerel fisheries without MSC certificate

01 February 2019

MSC certification for all North-East Atlantic mackerel fisheries shall be suspended on Saturday 2 March 2019. This was announced on 1 February with the publication of an accelerated audit report. Mackerel caught on or af...

New top 10 food certifications

30 January 2019

Today, new sustainability logos for food are constantly being introduced to the market, according to the new assessment by Milieu Centraal. There are no less than 100 labels, 10 of which are for food. Milieu Centraal adv...

Protect food safety at work

28 January 2019

Food & beverage industries account for almost 24% of all manufacturing injuries according to EU OSHA. While workplace safety and compliance is a high priority in the industry, food safety always comes first. Now they...

Discover meat origin with smartphone

22 January 2019

Consumers of Carrefour who buy traditional Belgian pork can now use a simple scan to trace the origin of this meat, they can do this scan with a smartphone. In this way, Carrefour meets consumers' demand for transparency...

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...

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 ...

Food safety first priority NVWA

24 December 2018

In 2019, the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) will devote 52% of its available supervisory capacity to food safety. This is stated in NVWA's annual plan for 2019, which was presented to the Lower H...

Tackling bacteria in poultry sector

24 December 2018

The approach to Campylobacter and Salmonella in the poultry sector in the Netherlands has been successful. This is the conclusion of the Dutch association for the poultry processing industry; Nepluvi. The number of human...

Lab meat: meat from a test-tube

13 November 2018

Five years ago in London, Mark Post, pharmacologist and professor in the vascular physiology at Maastricht University, and his team were the first to demonstrate in vitro meat. The costs: 250,000 Euros for an in vitro bu...

Looking for functional proteins

13 November 2018

Product developers of food producing companies are continuously looking for new flavors, unique textures and solutions to improve the product structure. The use of proteins can provide solution to these challenges. Prote...

Fish events & trends

13 November 2018

Important events Heavy metals: 149 +39% vs. 2016 Mercury in swordfish from Spain 47 events (-13%) Mercury in shark form Spain 24 events (+380%) Mercury in swordfish from Vietna...