Dutch people take in unhealthy amounts of salt in their daily food. A large part of this salt comes from products consumers by in the shop. Companies are already working on salt reduction, but another sniff less would do no harm. Pulsed Electric Field...
Posted on: 19 January 2018
As a mechanical engineer you want to make the world better, more beautiful and more pleasant with machines, devices and entire production systems. Revolutionary inventions and sustainable innovations get the hearts of most engineers racing. But before you, as...
Posted on: 11 December 2017
A year ago I wrote a blog about our Tess. To refresh your memory: TESS (Temperature Effect Simulation System) is the autoclave developed by TOP to simulate the effect of different pasteurisation and sterilisation methods on the quality of food...
Posted on: 11 December 2017
When thinking of process development in professional environments, one can think of either the engineering or management version. At TOP we implemented both. We perform food process development, while using tailored project management. Food process...
Posted on: 11 December 2017
The past couple of years consumers have witnessed increasing adoption of the “Black Friday” sales concept by FMCG companies in Europe. This year has marked an all-time high in scrumptious offerings from a diverse set of material providers, ranging from...
Posted on: 11 December 2017
TOP bv from Wageningen introduces two larger versions of the Cold Press No.1, the high grade industrial press for the extraction of juices with optimal maintenance of quality. The Cold Press No.10 and No.20 (CP 10 & 20) are the larger brothers of the...
Posted on: 11 December 2017
In cooperation with partners Ojah, Johma and Bachos, TOP bv will be working on the application of natural preservatives. In this multi-annual project work will be carried out on development, production and application of natural preservative concepts for...
Posted on: 20 November 2017
TOP BV in Wageningen has now fully equipped her new FoodLab and makes the facility available to third parties. Customers of TOP can use the space free of charge, along with all present machinery and facilities for tomorrow’s food industry. In the TOP...
Posted on: 6 November 2017
The Valley of Death. This sinister sounding metaphor is often used in the context of commercialization of technological research. Bridging The Valley of Death is one of the biggest challenges for science and technology startups. It’s also a big time...
Posted on: 2 November 2017
The facts don’t lie: the typically Dutch bread consumption is declining and more importantly, changing. The traditional sandwich for breakfast and lunch is replaced by for instance ready-made breakfast foods and eating out of home lunches. Nothing wrong...
Posted on: 1 November 2017