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Our plant-based expertise for the food industry

 The time when plant-based only applied to vegans and vegetarians is past. The number of products with plant-based ingredients is also growing in other supermarket categories. Based on broad expertise and thirty years of experience, Schouten contributes to the success of many food producers. We are also happy to help you find the right ingredients for a private label product or your own name brand product. We are pleased to be a source of both information and inspiration.

A world of applications for the food industry

Schouten’s delicious plant-based ingredients can be used in a variety of ways. For example:

Why the food industry enjoys working with Schouten:

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Customised R&D for the food industry

Do you want to change an existing recipe? Are you looking for a product with a longer shelf-life or different dimensions, for example? Do you want to eliminate certain ingredients? Our R&D department’s Tailor Made team will gladly develop a customised product for you. Collaboration and transparency are paramount. Do we see new opportunities presented by an innovative change? Do we anticipate problems with processing? We communicate and share information.

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Our plant-based knowledge for your retail success

New products only have a short amount of time to demonstrate their success on the shelf. If you want to score, your product must be right the first time. Schouten stands by you with a wealth of knowledge about market trends, raw materials, and product characteristics. For example, plant-based ingredients hold up differently in a sauce than bacon or mince derived from animal sources.

Want to find out more? Would you like to learn more about our expertise?

At Schouten, you have a dedicated team at your service, including product developers, QA/QC specialists, a sales manager, and a project manager who always serves as your dedicated contact person. Would you like to learn more about our plant-based products and how they can serve as ingredients in your products and meals? Please feel free to contact us for an introduction to our team and our products.

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Always the largest plant-based assortment

The power of Schouten’s R&D is limitless. Our product developers are eager to get to work on all your plant-based requests – whether they involve meat or fish.  That makes one-stop shopping very easy. Thanks to our guaranteed quality (IFS Higher Level certificate) and excellent taste, you can add our plant-based ingredients to your private label or name brand product with total confidence. 

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Completely trustworthy

At Shouten, we are mindful of your reputation as a food producer. We therefore ensure that all our processes are in order. Whether it concerns the development, production, or logistics phase, we stick to our agreements and respond quickly. And if you ever need to crank things up a notch, you will find a flexible partner in us.

Plant-based products for food service professionals

Whether you run a restaurant or a food truck, customers are increasingly choosing vegetarian or vegan options. With Schouten’s plant-based products, you treat them to even more choices and tasty menu options. In order to provide you with the best possible service, you can order our products through our regional distributors, with whom we work closely.

What do our clients say?

  • “Their knowledge of the market, the very wide range of plant-based products and the good communication lines make Schouten a great party to work with.”

    A-brand meal producer
  • “We have been buying Schouten products for some time now, but the introduction of the vegetarian stir fry strips in tomato sauce is a great example of this successful collaboration.”

    Larco Foods
  • “Schouten challenges our developers with new ideas.”

    Marfo Food Group
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