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GreenFood50 launches new website

25 May 2020

We are very proud to announce our new website, that will make our innovative quinoa ingredients shine even more! We have been working very hard to make this website radiate our core values sustainability, quality & innovation. Take a look around & let us know what you think!

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QUINNOVA project published on CORDIS website

6 April 2020

We are pleased to announce that our Quinnova project has been selected and published in the ‘Results in Brief’ section of the European Commission’s CORDIS website. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The Quinnova project aimed at unlocking the potential of EU cultivated quinoa through the production of Protein Rich Quinoa Flour and Quinoa Starch.  

Read the article on the EU-funded QUINNOVA project here.

 

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Statement COVID-19 crisis

20 March 2020

Now the world is facing the COVID-19 crisis, we are even more committed to supply our innovative quinoa ingredients to our customers. While taking in account the strict safety guidelines of the government, we are working intensively with growers, production and logistics partners to ensure business continuity for our customers in the vital food sector. In case of questions, please contact us.

GreenFood50 acquires DQG activities

GreenFood50 acquires Dutch Quinoa Group Activities

8 January 2020

GreenFood50 and The Quinoa Company announce today that they have reached an agreement for the transfer of the Dutch Quinoa Group activities to GreenFood50 as from January 1, 2020. This transfer includes the cultivation, production and sales activities of the former Dutch Quinoa Group. The B2B sales activities include a range of basic quinoa ingredients in bulk packaging. In the Dutch food service and retail markets these products are sold under the Lola® brand. 

Marc Arts, CEO of GreenFood50 commented: “With the acquisition of the Dutch Quinoa Group activities we will further strengthen our market leadership in innovative quinoa ingredients. This will also increase the impact of our efforts to make the food system more sustainable. The combination of the quinoa activities enables us to meet the growing needs of our customers for high quality plant-based ingredients. 

Thomas Hufener, CEO of The Quinoa Company said: “The transfer of the local Dutch Quinoa Group activities to GreenFood50 enables us to focus on our world class quinoa breeding program in partnership with Wageningen Plant Research and to accelerate our global licensing activities. Our ambition is to make quinoa a global staple crop by delivering innovations in genetics and seed technology that enable large-scale and profitable cultivation of quinoa everywhere in the world. 

GreenFood50 in Wageningen is market leader in innovative quinoa ingredients for tasty, sustainable, affordable & healthy food for a growing world population. These quinoa ingredients such as native Protein Rich Quinoa Flour and Quinoa Starch are produced from locally cultivated quinoa seeds with proprietary production technology. The main food applications for these ingredients are plant-based products, sports & active nutrition, infant nutrition, bakery, confectionary & gluten free products. 

The Quinoa Company has an exclusive partnership with Wageningen University and Research, the world’s leading agriculture university and a pioneer in quinoa breeding with 30 years of experience. Using state-of-the-art molecular and breeding technology, The Quinoa Company aims to discover the untapped potential of quinoa for higher yield, agronomic resilience and nutritional quality.

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GreenFood50 presents it's new brochure

7 November 2019

Proudly we present GreenFood50’s new brochure. This information booklet shows our range of innovative quinoa ingredients and gives more detailed information. It is also meant to inspire you with many delicious and healthy application ideas.

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