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The tastiest plant-based products, applicable everywhere

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Schouten offers tailor-made solutions for:

Quality, food safety, and delivery reliability

Schouten is certified according to the globally recognized GSFI. Our products are produced in certified production sites that meet the highest quality requirements. We are also AEO-certified.

With our careful selection procedure for suppliers of raw materials, packaging and materials, for example, we guarantee the quality, authenticity and food safety of all vega and vegan products that we supply to you.

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Our family business is not the largest provider, but is characterized by 100% tailor-made solutions, flexibility, and knowledge of the plant-based market. Schouten: pioneer and innovator for 30 years.

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“I expect, no, I know, that the experienced and new generation of Schouten will continue to surprise us with plant-based delicacies. This makes it easy for all world citizens to start or continue to eat a more plant-based diet”

Jeroen Willemsen  |  National Protein Commissioner of the Netherlands.

Client Cases

  • Marley Spoon: “Het is prettig werken met het tofublok van Schouten”

    Marley Spoon: “It is a pleasure to work with Schouten’s tofu block”

    The home-delivered meal box is becoming increasingly popular. They have also noticed this at Marley Spoon. Every week, around 30,000 meal boxes are sent to customers in the Netherlands who choose from thirty delicious recipes, of which seven are already vegetarian. Schouten recently began supplying the vegan tofu in the boxes. Category manager Marijn ter Horst of Marley Spoon talks about choosing Schouten and the success of the formula.

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  • AH vegan tonijn - Vegan Green Tuna - witrand

    De Menken Keuken selects Vegan Green Tuna for Albert Heijn

    After testing and tasting, the Menken Keuken opts for the vegan Green Tuna from Schouten. With this, De Menken Keuken now produces one of the more successful product innovations for Albert Heijn: The vegan tuna salad.

    Discover why Menken chose Schouten’s Vegan Green Tuna.

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  • Client Case Jumbo packages

    Jumbo goes veggie with Schouten

    After an extensive tender, supermarket Jumbo selected no fewer than fifteen vegetarian and vegan products from Schouten’s standard range. The products will be sold under Jumbo’s private label, Lekker Veggie. Find out why the Number 2 supermarket chain chose Schouten.

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  • German food service giant chooses Schouten

    Schouten optimised various products from the customer’s existing assortment for Germany’s largest food service group. Recipes were further developed – to reduce salt, for example – and some products were counter-typed. The successful optimisation prompted the German group to also use us for translating kitchen recipes into scalable recipes. Read more about this tasty and inspiring collaboration.

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  • The vegetarian cooking sauce by Larco Foods

    Larco Foods, operators in retail, food service and industry, also became aware of the shift towards reduced meat consumption. They were approached by a Dutch retailer to develop a vegetarian cooking sauce. Larco Foods asked Schouten for advice to determine which vegetarian ingredients would be suitable for the sauce. With a successful outcome!

    Larco and Schouten have developed a high-quality vegetarian cooking sauce.

    Schouten supplies the vegetarian stir fry strips (in 10 kg freezer boxes) to Larco Foods. There they are processed in the vegetarian cooking sauce.

    Ruud Zoon (Commercial Manager): “We do not regard Schouten as just a supplier but also as a partner. This is reflected in the collaboration, which runs very smoothly as a result so that steps can be taken quickly”.

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  • A more sustainable alternative in food service

    In addition to non-food products, this client also sells various food products throughout the world. Sustainability is important to them, but, until recently, they also sold a large number of meat products. For this reason, it was decided to adapt the menu and to offer more vegetarian options. Everything within this range had to contain as few allergens as possible.

    Together we retreated to the kitchen to test and refine different recipes. The result: various successful products and more products in the pipeline.

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  • Schouten Specialist in the development of plant-based products - vegan vegetable balls

    Product development for a worldwide A-brand

    Over the past few years, the market for plant-based protein has grown considerably. Ever-increasing numbers of consumers are searching for an alternative to meat. This client operates worldwide and produces various A-brand products. The client intends to introduce a distinctive vegetarian product range to the European retail market. The meatballs, sausages and burgers are legume-based products. The client had already conceived a number of tasty concepts. We industrialise these recipes with some modifications here and there. A culinary product is, after all, not automatically suitable for development on a large scale.

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  • packaging Huhtayvat

    Development vegetarian product range Huhtahyvät

    Huhtahyvät supplies all supermarkets in Finland. They are originally real meat producers. However, they also wanted a varied range of vegetarian products that they could carry under their own label. Huhtahyvät has opted for the existing vegetarian range of Schouten. Because of our knowledge of the various markets, we were able to advise which meat substitutes were suited to the Finnish market.

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We currently deliver to 50 countries

Schouten levert vegetarische producten in meer dan 50 landen

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