REFRAME

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On April 19th and 20th 2016, the municipality of Groningen as the lead beneficiary of the REFRAME project, in the city of Groningen hosted the project’s kick-off event. Central aim of the REFRAME project is to build new regional food chains and thus to create new innovation potential for food related SMEs in rural areas of NSR.

Inspiration and networking for the public consumer

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Thinking Growth

How can a public consumer adapt to what local producers can supply? How can procurement requirements be formulated so that they are inclusive also for smaller producers? How do the rules and regulatio…

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FOODMATRIX - concepts of a vision

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Thinking Growth

FOODMATRIX is a combined distribution logistics, web-shop and marketing platform allowing at the same time: • the presentation of unique qualities and/or local identity of food commodities • distribut…

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New educational program: Food, Life & Innovation

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Thinking Growth

The world of food is in huge movement, as everybody knows. Consumers want to know where their food comes from and what exactly is in it. The influence of food on health and well-being is getting more…

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Lekker! Lokaal. Natuurlijk!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Thinking Growth

A tasteful, fresh meal in your school, hospital or company, without food products which have to travel 1000 or more kilometers? It is possible!

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House of Food | Factory for the future

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Thinking Growth

The food industry is an important economic activity of West-Flanders. 925 food processing enterprises are situated in West-Flanders, of which 90 percent SME’s. Although the food industry offers 16.000…

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Benchmarking for progress

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Thinking Growth

To make a good environment for exchanging experience and enhance new knowledge the organisation 'Lokalproducerat i Väst' has created several networks for different segments of local food production. T…

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Building a brand for locally produced food

Friday, April 6, 2018
Thinking Growth

Fishermen at Spiken by lake Vänern, made an important decision building a business compound where seventeen small-scale fishing companies cooperated in building a stronger brand for regional whitefish…

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Natural resource students focusing on sustainability

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Thinking Growth

A theme day focusing on environmental sustainability is an annual tradition at natural resource schools Sötåsen and Uddetorp in Sweden. Environment and sustainability are important aspects in the educ…

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First jar of organic black mustard presented

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Thinking Growth

On Wednesday 28 March 2018, the deputy Henk Staghouwer of the province of Groningen received the first jar of mustard from organic black mustard seed grown on Groningen soil. Two mustard manufacturer…

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Fruitcafé de Helpende Hand as a neighborhood social enterprise

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Thinking Growth

Fruitcafé de Helpende Hand (the Helping Hand) is primarily a neighborhood social enterprise. Themes that take shape within the store are healthy food, social activation and meeting each other, healthy…

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