Together with a major producer of spreadable salads, we have come up with a customized solution using vegetarian ham. By delivering the product in a specially customized packaging, our partner can now produce the cuts required for its different salads.
Schouten: “We Are Constantly Innovating in the Field of Fish and Chicken Substitutes”
Over three decades later, Schouten is a family business that Henk runs with his children, Niek-Jan, Peter, Rhodé and Wouter. In a recent interview with vegconomist – the vegan business magazine, Henk Schouten shared his unique insights into the market and the company’s latest developments.
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.