Unilever could choose the Netherlands as its main base

Unilever relocation could be UK ‘body blow’

By Michelle Perrett

Unilever potentially moving its group head office outside the UK would be a “body blow” to London’s reputation as a business centre, according to Clive Black, head of research at analyst Shore Capital.

Food start-ups are competing for a chance for business mentorship at Rabobank's F&A Next conference

Food start-up competition attracts 120 firms

By James Ridler

More than 120 global food and agriculture start-up firms are competing for a place at the agribusiness bank Rabobank’s business mentorship scheme competition, Foodbytes. 

Ice Kitchen has secured a £150k investment from Dutch firm Jamin

Adult ice lolly firm wins £150k investment

By James Ridler

Adult ice lolly manufacturer Ice Kitchen has landed a £150,000 investment from a Dutch confectionery retailer, to fuel the brand’s expansion in Britain.

Willy Selton became the first person to be jailed in connection with the horsemeat crisis

First jailing in horsemeat scandal: but not in UK

By Michael Stones

A Dutch meat trader became the first person to be jailed yesterday (April 7) for offences in connection with horsemeat scandal, prompting the author of two key government reports on the crisis to tweet: “Willy Selton trades horsemeat for porridge (2.5...

High sensitivity milk testing

Broad spectrum test detects residue antibiotics in milk

Dutch company QLIP, which carries out composition and quality checks on farm milk samples for dairy firms in the Netherlands, is using the Delvotest T equipment from DSM Food Specialties as the national reference test to detect antibiotic residues in...

AKK have acquired CSM Benelux for an undisclosed amount

AAK acquires bakery fats business

By Nicholas Robinson

European oils and fats business AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) has agreed to acquire the Belgium-based bakery fats supplier CSM Benelux for an undisclosed sum.

Colour me caramel

Colour me caramel

Cost effective natural colour blends in beverages with enhanced visual appeal can be produced from caramel colour combined with other natural...

Going Dutch

Going Dutch

The Netherlands has a lot more to offer than windmills, tulips and clogs. It has a vibrant food industry that invests huge amounts in R&D, as Sue Scott discovers

Unilever chills out

Unilever chills out

Unilever is to target the chilled dairy market in a number of
European countries from September as it pushes aggressively into
sectors with significant growth potential.


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