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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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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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. ...

Increase in the low VAT rate approved

21 December 2018

On 18 December, the Senate approved more than 60 tax measures for citizens and businesses. This means that tax rates will be lowered from next year onwards and tax credits (tax credits) will be increased, making work mor...

Future slaughterhouse Sus Campiniae

19 December 2018

Belgian pig farming will suffer when Flemish Minister of Environment, Nature and Agriculture Joke Schauvliege (CD&V) refuses to grant a new permit to nv De Lokery, which operates the Sus Campiniae slaughterhouse in Oevel...

First 'Dutch bananas' harvested

18 December 2018

Researchers at Wageningen University & Research are harvesting the first 'Nederbananen' ('Dutch Bananas') this week. Boerenhart will offer the bananas as a 'regional product' to restaurants and hospitals in the regio...

Top 10 food trends for 2019

03 December 2018

On 15 November Whole Foods Market’s global buyers and experts revealed the most anticipated and innovative food trends for 2019 in their fourth annual trends predictions announcement. Pacific Rim flavors, eco-conscious p...

Gmyrek part of Group of Butchers

30 November 2018

Early October Hartmann Fleischwaren was added to the ranks of Group of Butchers and now it is the turn of Gmyrek Fleisch- und Wurstwaren. Group of Butchers was founded in 1997 by Nick Visser and Wilbert Wolfs and supp...

Tetra Pak and Veolia partner up

20 November 2018

Tetra Pak has joined forces with global resource management company Veolia in a game-changing partnership that will enable all components of used beverage cartons collected within the European Union to be recycled by 202...

The real cost of our food

13 November 2018

Maar liefst 9 op de 10 Nederlanders denken in de komende vijf jaar meer te moeten betalen voor boodschappen om het milieu te sparen. Toch is slechts 37 procent hiervan een overtuigd voorstander. Ruim een kwart is niet be...