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10/04/2017

How to make the shift to a more sustainable and healthy food system?

The food system, from production to consumption and waste treatment, makes a big contribution (20–30%) to global greenhouse gas emissions and a big claim on scarce natural resources. By 2050 we will […]
25/01/2017

Optimise your diet!

We challenge you: Create a diet, which is healthy and sustainable as possible! Optimise your diet! aims to address the challenge of making the global food production and consumption system more sustainable […]
29/09/2016

Putting sustainable diets into practice

In this article Gerard Kramer and Hans Blonk describe how food and beverage companies can implement the concept of sustainable diets into product development to future-proof their product portfolio. Understanding the balance […]
01/09/2016

Workshop Sustainable Diets

On the 9th of November we organise an exclusive workshop on ‘Sustainable Diets’. During this interactive workshop you will learn more about the balance between environmental impact and nutritional value of food […]
22/08/2016

Presentation IUFOST 2016 – Optimized sustainable diets for 2030

Presentation by Gerard Kramer at IUFOST2016 – World Congress of Food Science & Technology
27/05/2016

WWF & Sustainable diets

In 2011 WWF UK published the first ‘Livewell plate’, which was followed by Livewell plates for France, Spain and Sweden in 2013. They were very successful in putting the topic of sustainable […]
23/03/2016
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Schijf van Vijf 2016: Key role for Optimeal®

On 22 March this year the Netherlands Nutrition Centre (Voedingscentrum) presented its totally revised Schijf van Vijf guidelines on the five principle components of a healthy diet. These guidelines are provided to […]
27/01/2016
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Optimeal® 2.0: insights and solutions for food issues

One of the biggest challenges today is to make food production and consumption both healthier and more sustainable. The Optimeal® tool, developed by Blonk Consultants, provides insight in this complex matter. It […]