Protein Plan(et) Summit – 17 October 2019
SOLVING THE PROTEIN PUZZLE
A global “return” to balance in protein consumption; less animal and more vegetable. During the 3rd international edition of the Foodvalley Summit: The Protein Plan(et) solutions and business ideas will be shared to strengthen the connections between meat, fish, dairy (alternatives) and vegetable industries and to find new business partners. This Protein Plan(et) Summit is an initiative of Foodvalley NL in collaboration with Wageningen University, Keygene and The Protein Cluster (TPC).
THE BIGGER PICTURE
The program is built around three themes: The Bigger Picture, The Consumer Perspective and Growing, Breeding, Soil. The Bigger […]
Rethink Protein transition challenge – The Winners
ReThink Protein is an international competition for technical students. Participants were challenged to develop a business idea or prototype that is healthy, affordable and sustainable in the field of protein (transition). 27th of June the finals took place. Winning teams Grain gain (prototype) and Swap (ideation) won €5000 and support from Starthub and The Protein Cluster.
The Protein Cluster as impact partner and jury
TPC organized a masterclass during the kickoff for students. Besides, TPC was jury and coach for companies developing new prototypes the field […]
TPC – BOM plant based products for Dutch retail
On May 29th TPC and BOM hosted an acceleration session on plant based products suitable for (Dutch) retail. Think of meat/milk/egg alternatives (or better called ‘successors’). Speakers from industry Michael Luesink (BOON) and Peter Schouten (Schouten Europe) shared their ‘road to retail’ story. A succesfull meeting with over 60 attendees.
Schouten Europe is one of the first companies specializing in development and production of plant based meat alternatives, introducing these products in Dutch and European retail shelves.
Anneke Ammerlaan is a well-known trend researcher and food watcher. As a culinary journalist […]
Horizon 2020 Project on Sustainable Production and Processing of Protein-rich Crops
PROTEIN2FOOD aims to develop high-quality food protein from multi-purpose seed crops and grain legumes, through optimised, sustainable production and processing methods in Europe. TPC members are invited to share their insights and challenges and become a stakeholder. On June 6th a stakeholders workshop will be organised.
PROTEIN2FOOD’s objectives are:
- to develop innovative, cost-effective and resource-efficient food crops that are high in protein, with a positive impact on human health, the environment and biodiversity
- to significantly enhance the quality and quantity of proteins from selected seed crops (quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat) […]