German food service group chooses Schouten for continuity, optimisation, and innovation

A few years ago, a leading German food service giant came knocking on Schouten’s door. The company was looking for a solid production partner for its plant-based products.

Vegan Fishless Burger

Expansion of range of fish alternatives for Dutch family business Schouten

After introducing its vegetable tuna and fish sticks earlier this year, family business Schouten Europe is now launching a ‘Fishless burger’.

Dutch company introduces fermented vegetable mince based on its own by-products

Tempeh Mince is the latest product of Schouten. The completely vegetable minced meat is made partly from by-products from one of Schouten’s production facilities.

Schouten Plant-based product - vegan mince

New: Pea-based Mince, the new trend in vegan mince

Vegan minced meat has been the best-seller on your vegetarian and vegan shelf for years. And the growth is far from over. This Pea-based mince Just as tasty and versatile as Vegan Mince but made from peas.

Foodsafety culture

A culture of food safety

Food safety is not only a question of strictly monitored processes—the company culture also plays an important role. This opinion is shared by legislators and certifying bodies.

Schouten Specialist in the development of plant-based products - illustration worldwide

Everything for a greener planet

With our plant-based products, we are making a good contribution to a greener planet. But that’s not enough for us here at Schouten. A guideline from steps we have taken:

Together to less salt

Over 85% of the Dutch population eat more than the recommended 6 grams of salt per day. However, at Schouten we offer plant-based products that fit into a healthy diet with less salt.

New fish substitute for Dutch family business Schouten

Schouten Europe is introducing 100% plant-based fish sticks this month.
The fish sticks are the second fish replacement for the Giessen family business after the introduction of its plant-based tuna earlier this year.

Dutch company launches alternatives to beef and chicken to contribute to the protein transition worldwide

This month, Schouten is introducing plant-based chicken and beef pieces that should contribute worldwide to the transition to a food system that relies more on plants than on animals.

Schouten Specialist in the development of plant-based products - Research and Development, tasting vegan burgers

A peek at what’s cooking in the R&D department

“Category managers at retailers want to have their assortment in order and to offer shoppers innovative plant-based products. This requires out-of-the-box ideas “.

Schouten Plant-based product - plant-based snackballs

In this year plant-based products will be catching up with meat

Many innovations are taking place within the plant-based category. Consumers are willing to try them. The dairy and meat alternatives market has grown by nearly 10% per year between 2010 and 2020.

Stop plant-based dairy censoryship

Schouten calls on the European Commission and the EU member states to reject amendment 171 and to put a halt to plant-based dairy censorship.