From onion peeling to cabbage leaves and water lentils: in their brand new multifunctional plant in Raalte (The Netherlands), Rubisco Foods, Foodvalley Member, are processing various types of vegetable residual streams into ‘green’ protein and other high-quality ingredients. The factory was officially opened on 5 March 2020 by Tijs de Bree, a representative of the Province of Overijssel.
HIGH QUALITY, SUSTAINABLE-PROTEIN CONCENTRATES
Rubisco Foods produces high-quality food-grade ingredients using products from local growers and residual flows from the vegetable processing industry: vegetable, clean label and organic (Skal) certified. “Imagine protein concentrate from water lentils, suitable for meat substitutes and […]
Foodvalley NL and The Protein Cluster launch the Foodvalley Protein Facility Map to help companies to find facilities from pilot to industrial scale for the production of plant-protein containing ingredients, semi-finished products and consumer products.
The Foodvalley Protein Facility Map helps companies to find facilities from pilot to industrial scale for the production of plant-protein containing ingredients, semi-finished products and consumer products. We separate those businesses in sharing and tolling facilities. Please note that this map is ‘work in progress’. We will continuously be adding more facilities and more functionality.
Plant protein project connects Dutch soybean chain
A two-year project, connecting every link in the local Dutch soybean supply chain from field to supermarket shelf, has just come to fruition. The results highlight the benefits of collaboration in developing new plant-protein products.
Innovation Performance Contract
Locally-grown soybeans was one of five starting points for the project, Transition to Plant Proteins, an IPC (Innovation Performance Contract). IPCs are government-subsidized cooperative projects between SMEs, in the same region, chain or sector, that collaborate in a multi-year innovation process. This particular IPC aimed to speed up the development of new products based […]