Netherlands to support Tanzania’s fishing sector with a teaching model farm

TANZANIA - The Netherlands has pledged to support Tanzania’s fishing industry by establishing a model farm in Dar es Salaam where it will provide with teaching and training in the sector, Daily News has reported. According to the Netherlands Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Jeroen Verheul, a model farm would be the driving force towards modern…

DSM reports strong organic sales growth driven by higher vitamin prices in Q1

NETHERLANDS - DSM first quarter 2018 results have featured continued strong organic sales growth by 11% in addition to higher prices in some vitamins as a result of exceptional supply disruptions in the industry. While net profit increased 122% to US$391.8 million, DSM expects an Adjusted EBITDA growth towards 25% as it expects sales to…

Key Technology completes expansion of Netherlands facility

NETHERLANDS - Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has announced the completion of its facility expansion in Beusichem, the Netherlands. The upgrade increases Key’s production capacity at this location by 50% and features larger cranes with greater lifting capabilities, a thoroughly refurbished working environment, enhanced customer visitor experience and more.…

tna opens new food processing hub to expand footprint in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS - tna has opened a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the Netherlands to expand its manufacturing footprint in processing equipment for the potato and vegetable processing industries in the Netherlands. The new facility will be involved in processing equipment including its range of fryers and freezers, but also pre-processing equipment such as peelers, washers…

Swirl’s Ice Cream launches black ice cream in Netherlands

NETHERLANDS - Swirl’s Ice Cream has launched black ice cream to the food market in the Netherlands, with a variety of ingredients that naturally dye foods black or are naturally black. According to FoodingredientsFirst, the new black ice cream will also contribute to new flavor profile or claim to add health benefits as activated charcoal…

Unilever announces Netherlands as its sole headquarters

NETHERLANDS – Unilever, a transnational consumer goods company, has announced that it would make Rotterdam, the Netherlands its sole headquarters, dealing a symbolic blow to Britain as it negotiates its exit from the European Union. For nearly 90 years, the consumer products giant has straddled the North Sea, maintaining headquarters in London and in the…

Netherlands opens the “world’s first” plastic-free supermarket

NETHERLANDS - A “world first” plastic-free supermarket aisle is being unveiled in Amsterdam, prompting calls from campaigners for retailers to roll them out in the UK. More than 700 products will be available without plastic packaging in the aisle which is being set up in a new metro-sized pilot store of supermarket chain Ekoplaza in…

Unilever considering moving its European headquarters to Netherlands – reports

UK - British-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever still has not officially decided on whether to keep its European headquarters in the UK or the Netherlands as part of plans to unify the business under one roof. However, speculation is mounting with many reports claiming Unilever will ditch the UK in the wake of Brexit and favor…

Euroma acquires Intertaste, takes lead in European and Dutch spice markets

NETHERLANDS - Koninklijke Euroma B.V, which manufactures and distributes herbs and spices,has acquired Intertaste BV., the West-European dealer in herbs, spices, mix and package end products in consumer packaging. Euroma has taken over all Intertaste’s shares after a go-ahead from the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), giving it a top recognition in the European…

Heineken records 5.37% rise in revenue in full 2017 year results

NETHERLANDS - Heineken has recorded 5.37% increase in revenue to US$27.4 billion and a 7.1% rise in profits to US$2.75 billion in its 2017 full year financial report. The company attributed its overall growth to various new ventures it undertook in key developing markets and numerous expansions in 2017. Heineken expanded its production capacity in…