The Stroopwafel McFlurry. Pic: McDonald's

Dutch stroopwafels land on US takeaway menus

By Gill Hyslop

McDonald’s has selected Daelmans Stroopwafels for a new McFlurry to be featured on its Worldwide Favorites menu to be rolled out across the US at the beginning of June.

Wageningen University's campus will house Unilever's R&D centre from 2019 onwards.

Unilever to relocate food R&D to Wageningen University

By Niamh Michail

Global food giant Unilever is to relocate its R&D centres for food, home and personal care to Wageningen University in the Netherlands, creating what it calls "a global food innovation centre".

Coming to America: Trader's Joe, Cost Plus World Markets and others sign deals for Daelmans stroopwafels. Photo: Daelmans

Daelmans stroopwafels coming to the US

By Oliver Nieburg

Dutch firm Daelmans has entered the US with its stroopwafels and has already secured listings in major retail chains such as Target and 7-Eleven.

Dutch parents are least likely to put chips in their children's lunchboxes, according to a consumer survey


Regional differences: What have you got in your lunchbox?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Across most countries, sandwiches and fruit are popular in children's lunchboxes while the inclusion of chips, yoghurt and cheese snacks varies considerably across regions, according to a consumer report by the Irish Food Board.

Moon Cheese snacks

Enwave to sell Moon Cheese snacks

By Jenny EAGLE

EnWave has partnered with Lucid Capital Management, a holding company of ex-Brookside Foods' chairman, Hugh Wiebe, to sell Moon Cheese, dried cheese snack.

SIG Combibloc and Unilever in Netherlands aseptic launch

Unilever soup move boosts aseptic in Netherlands

By Rod Addy

Aseptic packaging has taken a leap forward in the Netherlands, with Unilever launching its Unox brand into aseptic cartons for the first time in partnership with SIG Combibloc.

Folic acid: Old women and children first!

Folic acid: Old women and children first!

Look at the globe and you’d be hard pressed to find two countries further apart than Ireland and New Zealand. But they stand side-by-side on the folic acid fortification issue – it is not needed.

CFS flies flag for innovation

CFS flies flag for innovation

Equipment manufacturer CFS has come up with a novel way of
exhibiting its new products at the forthcoming IFFA 2004 show.
Instead of bringing all its machinery to Frankfurt, the company
plans to take event-goers to its production...

After-effects of the epidemic

After-effects of the epidemic

Operational changes at Pingo Poultry, Nutreco's subsidiary for
fresh poultry products in the Benelux countries, are likely to
result in around 125 job losses. The company claims that the move
is a direct consequence of the Avian...

Cutbacks at Frico

Cutbacks at Frico

Staff cuts and closures are looming at Frico Cheese as the company
sets out to restructure its cheese maturation and packaging
activities. The firm has warned that 192 jobs out of a workforce of
2,140 are likely to be lost.

VPK's Dutch expansion

VPK's Dutch expansion

VPK Packaging Group has expanded its trading activities in the
Netherlands, through the acquisition of Maasbach Verpakkingen,
strengthening its logistical capabilities.

Shopping continues for DSM

Shopping continues for DSM

Purchases and new production facilities have so far marked the
healthy growth of Dutch life science company DSM in 2002. This week
the company announced further acquisitions with the purchase of the
food coatings activities of Vaessen...


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