Together with a major manufacturer of snacks we have developed a vegetarian snack variant within an existing snack line. The demand from this particular customer arose from market developments and trends such as the demand for healthier food. Increasing the share of vegetarian products within the product range coincided with the sustainability policy of this organization.
Dutch vegan ‘pub food’ snack introduced
This month, the Giessen-based family business Schouten Europe is introducing the ‘Crispy Chickenless Dipper’. Schouten is responding to the growing…
WUR and VMT, too simplistic?
On 19 August, the following message came online on the website of the VMT: WUR research: ‘Manufacturers of meat substitutes pay too little attention to healthy composition’
Where is the vegan standard?
What makes a product vegan? And which production guidelines apply? The legislator has not yet set a definitive standard for it. Schouten is already taking a few steps forward.