Programme announced of TPC event ‘Redefining the protein industry’

May 31, 2022

May 2022

An exclusive The Protein Community event ‘Redefining the Protein Industry’ will be held on Thursday 16 June from 14.30 – 16.45 CEST, in cooperation with the province of Overijssel. Our TPC event will be hybrid. Protein Community Partners are most welcome to attend our event at The Green East, Drosteweg 6 – 8, Raalte. Please indicate at registration if you want to attend the event on site or online. Note: there is room for approximately 50 partners, full is full.
For partners attending the event online, a live video link will follow.




Jeroen Willemsen (Foodvalley) and Eddy van Hijum, Deputy at the Province of Overijssel

Deep dive into

1. Meat: The journey from a meat production company to a successful 100% plant-based meat analogues food group.

Bobeldijk Food group, Remko Vogelenzang

2. Dairy: What are the ingredients for product development and market introduction for new plant-based dairy products?

Boermarke, Reynier Varvik

3. Technology: How to transform production facilities for meat and dairy products into high tech facilities for plant-based products?

GEA, Engeering for a better world, Gerben Kiers

4. Market Data: Facts and figures about plant-based products that Redefined the Protein Industry including future projections and trends.

Mintel, Global market research, Rick Miller (UK)

5. Local production: Production and development of plant-based products in high-tech laboratory.

The Green East, Erik Doorenspleet & Rubisco Foods, Sjoerd Jansen

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Please note: this event is exclusively for TPC-partners and for relations from the Province of Overijssel.

If you are not a TPC-partner but would like to attend this event, please send an email to

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Podcast: Listen to heart-to-heart conversations about the protein transition in the Netherlands

May 30, 2022

May 2022

Foodvalley NL produces a series of podcasts in 2022. In this series, you can listen to candid conversations between different game changers on topics concerning a more resource-efficient, healthy and sustainable food system. With insights, tips and inspiration Foodvalley NL offers insights to professionals who want to work on the transition to a sustainable food system. What developments has the protein transition made in recent years? Where are we now? And what place will plant proteins have in the future? 

About the podcast series

Restoring the protein balance, towards a sustainable balance in the production and consumption of animal and plant protein. The ‘protein-rich’ Netherlands has been working on the protein transition since 2000. Efforts by all chain partners have helped accelerate the transition. The experiences, insights and visions offer support and inspiration for the future. What have we learned in the past 20 years and how can we shape the protein transition in the next 20 years? In short: 20 years of protein transition in the Netherlands, from 2000 to 2040.

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Watch the recap video of our ‘Accelerating fermentation’ event

May 18, 2022

May 2022

Fermentation is our future! In cooperation with BOM and Province Noord-Brabant, The Protein Cluster kicked off this year’s events with a hybrid event on the surprising world of micro-organisms. This recap gives you an impression of inspiring companies and food producers who tell about the latest fermentation techniques, flavours and innovations. Discover the science behind fermentation and learn how to start and grow your business. Watch the recap video below.

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