“It is important to support farmers”

“It is important to support farmers”

Developments in the food industry like the growing demand for sustainable farming products and changing legislation and regulations, have a large impact on farmers. Considering the goal to limit the ecological footprint and climate change, it is to expect that...
“Maintenance serves the production”

“Maintenance serves the production”

Standardising the working methods and increasing the credibility of installations. Those are a few objectives of the asset maintenance strategy by Teijn Aramid in Emmen. Maintenance Manager Beert-Jan Kuiken talks about the developments in the industry and what it...
“Changes aren’t invented behind a desk”

“Changes aren’t invented behind a desk”

In order to lead the way in a competitive market, you need to change constantly. Implement changes, optimize processes, ensuring people in the work place adapt, is not that difficult according to Eric van Roosmalen, Plant Manager at Dawn Foods. “Changes aren’t...
“COVID requires mental flexibility”

“COVID requires mental flexibility”

“Those who don’t work in the food industry don’t realize how beautiful this sector is”, says Arthur Dresen. Arthur is Supply Chain Director Europe at Verkade. He states the admirable existence of magnificent companies with a long history in the Netherlands. In this...
“With product development, we help with legislation”

“With product development, we help with legislation”

“As Operations Manager I need to analyze and recognize the market developments and adapt the parties within our company to those. We need to connect with sales and customer care to find out the wishes of the customer. What do our clients desire and how can we respond...
“In order to move forward, you have to be agile .”

“In order to move forward, you have to be agile .”

The ingredients industry has always been quite traditional and volgend, according to Mike Vermeer, Senior Innovation Manager at Royal Cosun, mother company of companies including AVIKO, Cosun Beet Company (previously Suiker Unie), Duynie Groep, vegetables and...