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28 May 2018
View news from Netherlands Vion's Leeuwarden Abattoir Under Temporary Suspension
NETHERLANDS - Vion announced on Friday that activities at its beef abattoir in Leeuwarden will temporarily be suspended due to certain experiences in the new abattoir over the past few months....
01 March 2018
View news from Netherlands Vion Starts Production in New Beef Abattoir in Leeuwarden
NETHERLANDS - In February, Vion has started production at its new beef abattoir in Leeuwarden, in the north of The Netherlands. ...
11 July 2017
View news from Netherlands Chain Transparency Increasingly Important for Dutch Consumers
NETHERLANDS - The sixth edition of the "Vion Consumer Monitor" shows that consumers are very positive about the quality of Dutch meat: over 65 per cent judges this to be 'excellent'. ...
12 April 2017
View news from Netherlands Vion Announces Continued Improvement in Overall Performance
NETHERLANDS - Last week, Vion announced that it continued to improve results in 2016 resulting in a net profit of €31 million versus €22 million in 2015. Vion was glad to see pork prices increase to the benefit of its suppliers....
30 January 2017
View news from Netherlands Dutch Taskforce Connects Initiatives Against Food Waste
NETHERLANDS - The Taskforce Circular Economy in Food, launched during the National Food Summit in the Netherlands, aims to prevent and reduce food waste and become an international frontrunner in the valorisation of agrifood residual streams. ...
04 September 2015
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Renames Animal Nutrition Research Division, Doubles Investment
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco announces that its global animal nutrition research centres will be renamed to Trouw Nutrition R&D. This change is part of the strengthening of its global animal nutrition activities under one brand. ...
24 July 2015
View news from Netherlands Partnerships, Innovation Bridge Global Food Supply Gap
NETHERLANDS - To meet the challenge of supplying the food needs of a growing world population, we are going to have to be smart and use all the tools we can. Some successful examples using partnerships and innovations were presented during Nutreco's AgriVision...
03 July 2015
View news from Netherlands Food Security in a Transparent World
NETHERLANDS - Delegates at a recent conference on how to achieve worldwide food security heard about sustainability initiatives from global fast-food company McDonald's and a meat company sourcing its beef from a particularly environmentally sensitive...
02 July 2015
View news from Netherlands Sharing Knowledge of Animal Nutrition Can Help Bridge Productivity Gap
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. ...
14 April 2015
View news from Netherlands Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in animal feed and poultry company Nutreco....
26 January 2015
View news from Netherlands Vion Foods CEO Steps Down
NETHERLANDS - Michiel Herkemij will be leaving his position as CEO of meat producer Vion Food. Mr Herkemij and the Board of Directors at Vion Food have mutually agreed that after a number of drastic measures implemented under Herkemij, it is time for...
05 December 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Recommends Takeover Bid
NETHERLANDS - A takeover bid for Dutch based animal and fish feed and poultry company Nutreco is to be recommended to its shareholders....
26 November 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Expects Renewed Takeover Offer in December
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal, fish feed and poultry meat company Nutreco is expecting a cash offer for the company to be lodged in December....
22 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
21 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Agrees to Offer from SHV
THE NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
02 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Calls for Transparency on Responsible Use of Antibiotics
THE NETHERLANDS - As global experts come together at the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam, the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) reinforces its message of responsible use of antibiotics in both...
25 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Genome Analysis Helps in Beeding More Robust Cows
NETHERLANDS - Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers, including several from Wageningen Livestock Research, on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls. ...
22 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Utrecht to Host Veterinary Nutrition Conference
THE NETHERLANDS - Registration is open for the European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) congress will be held in Utrecht in September 2014....
16 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Expands Calf and Beef Cattle Research
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco will invest in a new research unit in the Netherlands, strengthening Nutreco's capacity in the field of calf and beef cattle research. ...
14 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Integrated Approach Vital to Reduce Food Waste and Loss
THE NETHERLANDS - Governments, international organisations, businesses and community agencies worldwide must create joint programmes to reduce food loss and waste (FLW), if they want to show that they are really committed to developing sustainable food...
01 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Irish Beef Performing Strongly in The Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Imports into The Netherlands of boneless beef, fresh or chilled, are down 44 per cent year on year for the first quarter of 2014, according to Aonghus Ó Drisceoil from the Amsterdam Office of Bord Bia – Irish Food Board....
06 June 2014
View news from Netherlands Minimizing Methane Release
NETHERLANDS - Methane emissions from cows are decreasing, but not at the pace which the agricultural sector and the government agreed....
19 May 2014
View news from Netherlands Potential of Insects as Resources for Animal Feed
NETHERLANDS - Insects can provide a sustainable and environmentally-friendly option for animal feed, in addition to already being a mainstay of human diets for 2 billion people worldwide, FAO Assistant Director-General Eduardo Rojas-Briales told an international...
14 April 2014
View news from Netherlands Plants Host Pathogenic Bacteria from Livestock Farming
NETHERLANDS - Disease-causing bacteria resulting from livestock farming can contaminate food products and find their way to humans....
10 April 2014
View news from Netherlands Knowledge of Vulnerability in Supply Chain to Detect Food Fraud
NETHERLANDS - Food fraud has always taken place and there are incidents on a regular basis. To combat food fraud more effectively, information is required on which factors play a role in the vulnerability of organisations and the food chain for food fraud,...
08 April 2014
View news from Netherlands West-African Livestock Farming Offers Opportunities for Dutch Industry
NETHERLANDS - By investing in livestock farming, the Dutch industry can help improve food safety in West Africa. ...
01 April 2014
View news from Netherlands Dutch Safety Board Calls for Tighter Food Safety Standards
NETHERLANDS - A call has been sent out to the Dutch government to get binding agreements with the Dutch meat processing sector to improve food safety standards....
24 January 2014
View news from Netherlands Less Food Waste Leads to Higher Consumer Welfare
NETHERLANDS - If private households and the retail sector ( including wholesale, hotels and restaurants) in the EU reduce food waste by 40 per cent in 2020, this will result in annual savings of € 123 per person. ...
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