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International conference on food waste and food losses in The Hague

It is a sobering fact that one-third of the food we produce is never eaten. Now, governmental organisations, academics, and ...

News item | 15-06-2015 | 16:51

No More Food to Waste-conference brings together stakeholders food system

The Netherlands, together with the FAO, is proud to announce the international conference 'No More Food To Waste - Global action ...

News item | 10-06-2015 | 13:26

Dutch organic exports close to one billion euros

The latest figures from the Bionext organic association show that export sales of Dutch organic products have again risen ...

News item | 11-02-2015 | 07:00

Dutch agricultural exports top 80 billion Euros

Agricultural exports from the Netherlands topped 80 billion Euros last year (80.7 billion), up from 2013's record levels of 79 ...

News item | 16-01-2015 | 09:30

Climate summit: Netherlands launches global alliance for greater food security

The Netherlands used the UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September 2014 to launch a global alliance for greater food security ...

News item | 24-09-2014 | 15:47

Netherlands organizes global ministerial conference on antimicrobial resistance

The Government of the Netherlands, in response to a request by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), is hosting a ...

News item | 20-06-2014 | 15:16

Food safety paramount as government intervenes firmly in meat supply chain

The Dutch government will implement firm and far-reaching measures to address and manage food safety risks in the meat supply ...

News item | 10-06-2014 | 13:08

The Netherlands and Denmark join forces for animal welfare in Europe

The Netherlands and Denmark will join forces to tighten EU regulations on animal welfare and to create a level playing field ...

News item | 21-05-2014 | 15:20

Europe wants to extend list of products without mandatory best-before date

A large majority of European Union Member States wants the European Commission to extend the list of products not requiring a ...

News item | 20-05-2014 | 15:01

'Remove best-before dates on pasta, rice and coffee'

Consumers throw out a lot of food for no good reason due to confusion about the best-before date. Pasta, rice and coffee ...

News item | 14-05-2014 | 13:03