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

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.