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.
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. “