Food

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Apr 1 '16 12:10

Danone is making Nutrilon baby formula available to the Chinese market. The popular baby milk powder will be sold with a Dutch label via online platform Tmall Global,

Apr 1 '16 11:20

On Thursday night a number of lucky Amsterdam residents and visitors had dinner in one of seven unusual locations, ranging from a window brothel in the Red Light District to the turf in the Amsterdam Arena. The night was a great success. Each one of the locations sold out and only positive responses can be seen on social media.

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Mar 30 '16 10:22

A massive 85 percent of Dutch are willing to pay more for animal-friendly products and sustainable meat. This puts the Netherlands in the top 3 of EU countries, with only Luxembourg and Sweden scoring higher, according to a survey conducted on behalf of the European Union

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Mar 30 '16 09:48

Consumers in the Netherlands drank more craft beer and radlers, last year. Consumption of radlers increased by 13 percent and of craft beers increased by 8 percent, according to figures released by industry association Nederlandse Brouwers on Wednesday

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Mar 25 '16 10:13

Two types of chocolate Easter bunnies sold in the Netherlands may be contaminated with mineral oils, according to watchdog foodwatch. The bunnies concerned are Riegelein Confiserie 60 grams gold bunny, sold at Sligro and the Lindt 100 grams gold bunny, sold at Sligro and Albert Heijn.

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Mar 23 '16 16:05

A massive 86 percent of people living in the Netherlands love easter eggs. Each resident eats an average of 47 chocolate eggs during the Easter period, according to a study done by HEMA, AD reports.

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Mar 22 '16 15:40

The Dutch Nutrition Center presented new nutrition recommendations on Tuesday, the first completely new recommendations since 2004. The Center advises more vegetables and less mea

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Mar 18 '16 15:35

The owners of top Dutch restaurant De Librije decided against opening a branch in Dubai because the restaurant could not get an alcohol license.

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Mar 14 '16 09:04

A suspected burglar was arrested early Saturday morning after breaking into an Albert Heijn store in Nijmegen and stealing four dozen mini vegetable garden kits, the police there reported on Sunday. The popular kits are given away as a promotion to paying customers.

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Mar 10 '16 10:27

Supermarket chains Albert Heijn and Jumbo promised that all their home brand chicken meat and fresh chicken meals will be factory-farm chicken free by the end of this year, animal welfare group Wakker Dier announced. They are the first supermarket chains to take this step.

Mar 9 '16 13:05

Amsterdam residents and visitors looking for an unique dining experience, can look forward to March 31st. On that night the capital city will be the host of seven popup restaurants in strange and special locations, including one behind a window brothel in the Red Light District.

Mar 7 '16 09:52

A bad harvest led to a shortage in beer hops in Europe. The shortage of this indispensable ingredient is especially affecting the smaller breweries in the Netherlands

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Feb 24 '16 15:10

In the fight against food waste, supermarket Plus in Winterswijk started making ready-to-eat meals with supermarket products that are nearing their expiry date. And this anti-waste method is very popular

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Feb 17 '16 15:25

To test out her new incubator, Fiona Bottema from Yde, Drenthe decided to run an experiment to find out whether supermarket eggs are really unfertilized. She bought 24 quail eggs from Albert Heijn, put them in an incubator, and about two weeks later she is now the proud owner of six quail chicks, she writes on Facebook. 

Bottema bought the box of 24 eggs early in February. Before she put them in the incubator, she first did the so-called float test - put the eggs in warm water to see if they float. Five egs moved around in the water, indicating life.

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Feb 16 '16 13:45

Supermarket chain Aldi issued a recall on smoked trout products made by H. van Wijnen B.V. after listeria bacteria was found in the product.

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Feb 12 '16 15:00

Roermond snack bar Piet Friet has a special snack planned for Valentine's Day on Sunday - fries topped with chocolate and hazelnut spread Nutella

Feb 12 '16 14:35

Supermarket Jumbo issued a recall for for two smoke salmon products of the Jumbo brand. Listeria bacteria was found in a random sample at supplier H. van Wijnen from Krimpen aan de Ijssel

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Feb 12 '16 14:10

The Netherlands is working on developing a smartphone app that will allow consumers to scan supermarket products, see what ingredients are in them and what route those ingredients followed to end up in the supermarket. State Secretary Martijn van Dam of Economic Affairs wants to start making arrangements with supermarkets and food companies this month.

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Feb 10 '16 13:20

This week the Tante Nel cafeteria on Pannekoekstraat in Rotterdam launched what they hope will be the Netherlands' new fish and chips - fries topped with caviar. Owner Keven de Roos, who describes the new range as "really quite delicious", wants to giver Rotterdam residents a new experience

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Feb 4 '16 10:55

Many popular children's drinks contain as much, if not more, sugar than soda, according to a study done by food watchdog Foodwatch. Consuming too much sugar can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart problems and strokes.

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Feb 3 '16 15:45

A woman who was racing around her kitchen trying to prepare dinner was briefly startled when she found a gecko stowed away inside her shrink-wrapped package of broccoli. The lizard was still alive when Annelies van de Waterbeemd, from Nuenen, Noord-Brabant made the find

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Jan 28 '16 14:00

Three Michelin star restaurant De Librije in Zwolle will soon be catering for a crowd quite unlike what they are used to. The restaurant is working with singer Theo Lens on a special event for the homeless - a concert combined with a delicious meal of stamppot

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Jan 12 '16 10:51

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority issued a health warning over Tony's Chocolonely chocolate bars with hazelnut. According to the Authority, the chocolate bars may contain traces of peanuts, even if it is not stated on the packaging, which can be dangerous to people with peanut allergies.

Jan 11 '16 15:55

A total of 100 thousand Dutch people signed a petition asking restaurants in the Netherlands to put tap water on the menu. Star chef Richard van Oostenbrugge of two star restaurant Bord'Eau Restaurant Gastronomique in Amsterdam will be handing the petition over to Martijn Naberman, who represents the fuure of the hospitality industry as director of Tio Hotel School in Amsterdam, on Monday, tap water company Dunea announced.

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