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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

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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.

Bakery news in brief

Bakery news in brief

By Catherine Boal

UK bakery and snack chain Greggs is investing in new facilities on
the back of a recently-launched national marketing campaign
designed to further the company's market position.

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...

Saucey packaging

Saucey packaging

RPC Bramlage-Wiko has developed a line of sauce packaging for
Unilever BestFoods in the Netherlands food which incorporates both
unusual design and manufacturing techniques.

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...

Gold for gelatine replacer

Gold for gelatine replacer

A new gelatine replacer from Dutch company DMV International
carried off the gold award for the most innovative new ingredient
on the marketplace, rounding off the first day of the bustling Fi
Europe exhibition that opened its doors...

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.

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