Nutreco partners with cell-based seafood startup BlueNalu

NETHERLANDS – Dutch animal nutrition and aquafeed company, Nutreco has announced a strategic partnership with a California-based innovative food company developing seafood products directly from fish cells, BlueNalu. The two companies have formalized a partnership […]

Plukon acquires majority stake in Staay Food’s vegetables and convenience business

NETHERLANDS – Plukon Food Group has agreed to acquire 51% stake in Fresh Care Convenience, a producer and processor fruit and vegetables owned by its Dutch peer, Staay Food Group. Based in Dronten, the Netherlands, […]

Mosa Meat partners with Nutreco and Lowercarbon to accelerate market introduction

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch startup behind the world’s first cultivated hamburger, Mosa Meat has entered a strategic partnership with Nutreco and Lowercarbon Capital to accelerate the commercial launch of its labgrown meat. The partnership with […]

Key Technology acquires Dutch processing equipment supplier Herbert Solutions

NETHERLANDS – Key Technology, a processing equipment manufacturer and member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has acquired Herbert Solutions enhancing its portfolio of potato and vegetable equipment solutions. Headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, […]

FrieslandCampina to make additional US$26m annual investment on sustainability

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina has announced that it will be availing an additional annual amount of €24 million (US$26.68m) to further stimulate sustainable development on the farm. FrieslandCampina said that this […]

Provisur opens further processing sales and service facility in Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Provisur Technologies, a Chicago-headquartered provider of high-performance food processing equipment, has opened a further processing sales and service facility in Huizen, Netherlands. Provisur said that the new, modern logistics center, located near Amsterdam, […]

Dutch meat alternative startup Meatable raises US$10m in seed funding

NETHERLANDS – Meatable, an Amsterdam-based cultivated meat startup has raised an additional US$10 million (€9m) in seed funding to support the development of the company’s first pork prototype. The funding was led by BlueYard Capital […]

Unilever opens US$94m global Foods Innovation Centre in Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Unilever has opened a new €85 million (US$94m) global Foods Innovation Centre on the campus of Wageningen University, located in the “Food Valley” area in the Netherlands. The new center, named ‘Hive’ for […]

DSM debuts new BakeZyme solutions to maximize freshness in baked goods

NETHERLANDS – Global health and nutrition company, Royal DSM has launched new solutions under its BakeZyme portfolio; BakeZyme Fresh XL and BakeZymeMaster developed to maximize freshness in baked goods. The new maltogenic amylase solutions enable […]

IMCD acquires Colombian specialty distributor Unired Químicas to expand footprint

NETHERLANDS – IMCD, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, has acquired Colombia-based ingredient distributor, Unired Químicas, to support the company’s expansion in Latin America. Unired distributes specialty chemicals and ingredients to the […]