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Our plant-based expertise for retail

The plant-based category is growing rapidly and it offers plenty of opportunities to stand out. With 30 years of experience in retail, Schouten is happy to contribute to this. Supported by segment analyses, we can offer you a wide product range or a customer-specific offer, as well as the latest plant-based trends.

Why retailers are eager to partner with Schouten:

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A wide product range that is always up-to-date

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Innovative products with a short time-to-market

Well-organised processes for an optimal and worry-free service

More than 20 years of retail supplier experience

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Your world is our world

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A wide product range that is always up-to-date

Vegan Balls, vegetarian sausages and mince – with our broad, diverse, and especially tasty product range we are your one-stop-shop – like when you are shopping for your private label, for example. Good to know: with three R&D teams, you can be sure that our product range is always up-to-date and in line with the latest flavour trends and nutritional guidelines.

Innovative products with a short time-to-market

Let us inspire you! With our extensive knowledge of flavour trends, raw materials and production techniques, we love working with you and thinking through successful new products or ranges. Our Tailor Made R&D team is always happy to develop a new concept for you and customise a product to your needs. And of course, all this with a short time-to-market.

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Specialist in the development of vegan and plant-based products: Karla Paans - Sales Assistant

Want to find out more? Want to request samples?

Our dedicated retail team – with product developers, QA/QC specialists, sales manager and project manager – is ready for you. Contact us to receive a tasty sample or arrange to talk about product possibilities or getting your product on the shelf. Email Karla (Sales Support Specialist) directly at karla.paans@schoutenfood.com.

Specialist in the development of vegan and plant-based products: Karla Paans - Sales Assistant
Plant-based expertise voor de retail

Well-organised processes for an optimal and worry-free service

As a category manager, ‘out of stock’ or ‘lost’ is the last thing you need! So, when you partner with Schouten, you will notice that everything is well organised. Because we have different production locations, delivery reliability is guaranteed. Of course, very rarely something can go wrong, but in that case, we have an excellent complaints system.

Your world is our world

At Schouten, our understanding of the retail chain is like no other. Wherever in the world you operate, Schouten takes care of everything and works alongside you. We guide you through international laws and regulations as well as local taste preferences, and thanks to production locations worldwide and retail-specialised logistics partners, we can always deliver just in time.

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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 our clients say about collaborating with Schouten:

  • Nico Wormgoor - JUMBO

    “Schouten has been supplying our vegetarian products in private label form for years.”

    Nico Wormgoor, Senior Lead Category Manager meat, chicken, fish and vegetarian at Jumbo Supermarkten
  • “Their knowledge of the market and the joint innovation and development of plant-based products make Schouten a great party to work with.”

    Johan de Visser, Lead Category Manager Fish, Poultry & Vegetarian at Albert Heijn
  • “The Tofu of Schouten is not only popular with our customers. It is also a pleasure for our sourcing team to work with.”

    Martijn ter Horst, Category Manager at Marley Spoon
  • Schouten: Specialist in the development of vegan and plant-based products: Sander Beelen, productontwikkelaar bij De Menken Keuken

    “We had already tested many recipes for vegan tuna salad, but the one with Vegan Green Tuna from Schouten was the best.”

    Sander Beelen, Product Developer at De Menken Keuken
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We’re happy to help you

Use the form below to get in touch directly with our office staff, such as Karla Paans or Eveline Scherff. We want to work together with you about how we can make your ideas a success, without any obligation. We will contact you as soon as possible, but no later than within two working days. You can also email Karla directly at: karla.paans@schoutenfood.com.

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