Enhancing the machinery

From farmer to supermarket, the food chain is influenced by trends and developments both inside and outside the industry. This means that engineering also has to keep up with the changes.  The growing demand for ..

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New plan for food packaging

09 May 2019

Sustainable and recyclable packaging is increasingly high on the agenda of the management and managers in the industry. The food industry is also taking its responsibility and has been making food packaging more sustaina...

Train connection for fresh produce

09 May 2019

CoolRail will run from 6 May 2019. It is a direct train connection for fresh products. Three times a week this refrigerated train transports the fresh products between Valencia and Rotterdam. The transport to the Netherl...

Start Bracheplan Sustainable Packaging

08 May 2019

Monday 6 May GroentenFruit Huis launched the Sustainable Packaging Sector Plan. Sustainable Packaging has been a hot topic in the fruit and vegetable sector for some time now. The sector plan describes the sector's ambit...

Nature's decline goes too fast

07 May 2019

Worldwide, approximately 1 million species are threatened with extinction. Current efforts are insufficient to halt the decline of nature. This is the conclusion of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiv...

Cooperation pays off in fresh chains

07 May 2019

Food chains change: the sustainability agenda is very dynamic, there is lots of uncertainty about harvests, prices on the global market and the increasing regulatory pressure. Especially now, trust in chain partners is o...

Steam boilers make the difference

07 May 2019

When you enter the premises of catering company Uitgekookt, you immediately taste the atmosphere, the innovation. Future-oriented cooking is key here. The electric steam boilers from Scharff Techniek are of great added v...

‘Footprint is the new currency'

07 May 2019

The climate policy and CO2 reduction is a hot topic. How do you deal with this as a food producer? Catering and supermarkets are already asking for insight into the CO2 footprints of their suppliers: how are you going to...

Professionals in online auctions

07 May 2019

Hergebruikt, Marktplaats, Speurders: giving your stuff a second life has never been more popular. That also applies to the food industry. The online auction agency Industrial Actions has grown like cabbage in a few years...

Ambivalence around tuna

02 May 2019

The Netherlands loves tuna. There is no doubt about that. As a steak, on a pizza, through a salad or in a trendy lemur sushiroll - tuna ranks second among the favourite and most eaten fish species in our country, especia...

Tony Chocolonely most durable brand

23 April 2019

The Sustainable Brand Index, an annual survey of 6,000 consumers on their perception of sustainability, has published its figures. Tony's Chocolonely has once again been voted the most sustainable (food) brand in the Net...

Dutch food consumption can drop by 1/3

19 April 2019

The production of food has consequences for the environment, all over the world. Making food consumption more sustainable is only possible if consumers, civil society organisations and all parties in the chain, from plat...

Interventions in healthy eating

16 April 2019

The Foundation for Innovation in Glasshouse Horticulture (SIGN) commissioned Dr. Maaike de Vries and Lea Bouwmeester to explore which interventions can speed up the transition to a healthy diet. This led to the report 'W...

Start of recycling campaign Dairy pack

16 April 2019

On Monday 15 April, the campaign 'Zuivelpak volledig recyclebaar' (Dairy pack fully recyclable) was launched. The dairy industry, supermarket sector and drinks carton producers want to inform consumers about the good rec...

100% plant-based salmon fillet

16 April 2019

After the success last year with the very first plant-based fish burger, which was flooded with prizes. SoFine launched a new product: SoFish Fillets Salmon Style. The producer has been working for months on a developmen...

Game changer is looking for supporters

09 April 2019

In November, he won the 'Purpose Award 2018': Remco Kok, CEO of Campofrio-Benelux, started a revolution at Stegeman and Imperial Meat Products. His goal: a fifty percent reduction of the amount of meat in their products ...