Deal for less and better use of plastic

Deal for less and better use of plastic Dutch State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management, Stientje van Veldhoven, has made a deal with more than 70 environmental organisations and companies. The goal: to ..

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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...

Preventieakkoord ook voor levensmiddelen

03 December 2018

Het Nationaal Preventieakkoord, is door Marian Geluk ondertekend namens de Nederlandse levensmiddelenindustrie. De levensmiddelensector committeert zich met deze handtekening aan concrete maatregelen om minder calorieën ...

Meat transport as an extension of cold storage

09 September 2014

In 2013, the European Commission requested a scientific opinion on the public health risks related to the maintenance of the cold chain during storage and transport of meat. To this end, TNO carried out research in The N...

Wereldspeler Nederland helpt China met zuivel

15 April 2014

Dutch companies are to share their knowledge to help revitalise the Chinese dairy sector and increase milk production. During a state visitor by the President of China, Xi Jinping, both countries signed an agreement abou...

Voedselproductie onder druk

15 April 2014

Global food security is declining as a result of climate change, and the availability of fresh water is under increasing pressure, according to the fifth report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). ...