For markets such as the Middle East and Asia we have developed all kinds of recipe formulations tailored to the local people’s taste preferences. Also, the use of certain ingredients can vary per market, inasmuch as in some markets egg protein or the addition of iron and minerals may not be allowed.
Colruyt is switching to a sustainable tray
Supermarket giant Colruyt has been living up to its slogan ‘Lowest prices’ for years. In addition to attractive prices, the Belgian family business also has an eye for sustainability. For example, the chain asked Schouten to package their plant-based products more sustainably from now on. A label has replaced the cardboard sleeve, and the tray is now 100% recyclable.
Meat substitutes based on grass-based proteins
Developing meat substitutes using protein from grass. That is the goal of the collaboration between the Netherlands-based family company Schouten Europe and the Dutch company Grassa. Grass protein is a suitable alternative to soy, an ingredient that is now commonly used in meat substitutes.
Dutch family business Schouten introduces plant-based fish fillet
Fish substitutes are on the rise. That’s why Schouten is introducing a plant-based fish fillet this week. “It is a nice airy product that successfully mimics the taste and texture of cod. “