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An ingredient supplier has a new raw material that likely holds some potential. But what kind of potential? Within TOP BV, specialists like Wouter Franken can uncover the answer to that question. Not because TOP is knowledgeable about musical notation,...
Posted on: 25 August 2023
The research into plant-based dairy products within TOP BV has resulted in the development of a vegan pourable yoghurt. In the same project, the Wageningen-based technology company also achieved a plant-based airy custard and an equally entirely plant-based...
Posted on: 25 August 2023
Over 15 years ago, our team at TOP b.v. (Wageningen) embarked on a journey to develop innovative meat substitutes and plant-based products. Our focus was specifically directed towards creating textures using extruders and other technologies. We firmly...
Posted on: 24 August 2023
If the project that Wouter Franken is about to embark on within the technology company TOP is successful, it may bring a bit more variety to the shelves of meat substitutes in supermarkets. However, this time it won't be with the introduction of yet another...
Posted on: 7 June 2023
"By conducting a risk analysis for our clients and identifying the microbiological risks in their chilled products, our primary objective is usually to determine shelf life," says Justus Veenemans, a food technologist at TOP BV. "But the analysis can offer...
Posted on: 7 June 2023
In the refrigerated section of several Dutch retail stores, you can find the most extraordinary and exclusive dairy product in the history of the dairy industry. It's called ElkeMelk (EveryMilk). Each bottle contains the milk from one specific cow, with a...
Posted on: 7 June 2023
"It's raining new ideas in the food industry," says strategist and project manager Dewanand Mahadew of TOP. "Perhaps never before have so many people been so conscious of new food concepts as they are now. Converting those new ideas into products is not so...
Posted on: 19 April 2023
The development of a fully plant-based frikandel by TOP BV was no easy feat. Fortunately, the product developers at the Wageningen technology company knew that their colleagues in the snack industry used the 'bounce test' when creating frikandels. Thanks to...
Posted on: 19 April 2023
By implementing the picking technology developed by Wageningen-based TOP, fresh fruit in salads not only stays fresh longer, but also maintains a higher quality and is more sustainable. It's no wonder that the technology won an innovation award. However,...
Posted on: 19 April 2023
TOP bv has succeeded in developing a full vegan variant of Dutch sour meat. With some minor adaptations this technology could also be used to make a vegan beef bourguignon or beef rendang. “When we started this project, we had applications for the snack...
Posted on: 23 February 2023