Strawberry fields forever: SVZ on local ties, sustainability and countering food waste

As Published on FoodIngredientsFirst.com

“Mindful” consumption, a key trend this year, is bringing aspects such as sustainability and traceability further into the spotlight. Consumers are becoming more demanding of not only the health side of their foods, but also their provenance. Within this space, Dutch fruit and vegetable processing company SVZ is seeking to leverage its ties to local farmers and experience in promoting sustainability to stay at the forefront of the industry. FoodIngredientsFirst visited the company’s processing plant and a number of affiliated farmers in Almonte, Spain, and caught up with Sustainability Manager Jobien Laurijssen.

Full article can be found here.

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