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One of the most important – and most fun – things we do at TOP is the scale-up of ideas to industrial products, machines or companies. On the one hand we do this driven by our own innovation agenda, on the other as a service we provide to the food...
Posted on: 30 October 2018
Last month TOP organized a seminar about radio frequency in-pack sterilization. Guest speaker Prof. Matthijs van Dijk (Reframing Studio) gave a lecture about the what and how of innovation. Ir. Hans Hoogland (Unilever) shared his view of the RF-technology and...
Posted on: 23 October 2018
Gluten again? For sure! But this time no plea about the health effects of this allergen on people with gluten sensitivity or coeliac disease (gluten allergy) or about other considerations to ban these proteins from our diet, but about the technical...
Posted on: 17 October 2018
After several years of development TOP bv from Wageningen launches their RF-sterilisation pilot installation for food production. On 11 October the company organizes a seminar about the technology and market opportunities of this in-pack preservation...
Posted on: 5 September 2018
Most food producers have at least a few products in their portfolio focused on convenience; pre-cut, pre-cooked, portion-sized packages, etc. Consumers live such busy lives that – if they can manage doing the groceries themselves, in the physical store –...
Posted on: 29 August 2018
It is our pleasure to invite you to a seminar on Radio-Frequency Sterilization process technology.  During this seminar we will inform you about some of the trends in the food industry, new food processes and the opportunities for long shelf-life foods of...
Posted on: 10 August 2018
(The preceding story can be read in Sugar tax - 1st helping) Volume is created by selling a lot of water, sugar and binder. The taste (variety) is then mainly a topping on the bound sugar water. Just take a look at the Ketchups, Curries, Teriyakis,...
Posted on: 7 August 2018
TOP Food Process Engineer Maurice Boonman reveals, continued After a little peek into his personal background and motivations (see part 1), it’s time for Maurice to tell us a bit more about the current beer project.   Beer crusade Artisanal...
Posted on: 24 July 2018
TOP bv from Wageningen is developing a technology platform that enables dairy farmers to sell bottled milk from individual cows. With the technology it’ll be possible to pasteurize and package bottles of milk from individual cows. Dutch consumers will soon...
Posted on: 8 June 2018
For many people the importance of reducing sugar in their diet will have sunk in. Yet in daily life it’s not so easy for a consumer to put it into practice. On the one hand you are confronted with the fact of bad or forbidden ingredients added to the...
Posted on: 29 May 2018