With a world that is changing with an ever increasing speed, our diets and eating habits are in constant evolution too. Modern agricultural technology and logistics have created a wealth of different foods in the supermarkets for us to choose from. This...
Posted on: 2 September 2019
Its’ very likely you have heard the term mentioned recently: E numbers. They are usually referred to in a negative context and many consumers see E numbers as "chemical" and "unhealthy" and stories circulate that they are responsible for, or aggravate,...
Posted on: 2 September 2019
Hygienic filler - PROJ-01183 The objective of this R&D collaboration project was to develop, build and test a prototype of an aseptic robot filler based on the knowledge to be developed in the field of decontamination mechanisms and the relationships...
Posted on: 13 August 2019
TOP is the innovation organization behind successful products such as Cold Press, Pluckr, PurePulse, Hygienisator and Compact Food Dryer. To maintain its own innovative power, Like Fresh will support our sales team. TOP focuses on the development of highly...
Posted on: 29 April 2019
We just got freed of the "conscious choice" and "healthy choice” Check Marks, or another discussion about logos that indicate healthy and unhealthy food follows. The new logo is already in use in France and Belgium, Spain and Portugal are the next to apply...
Posted on: 5 March 2019
One of the most important food trends in this modern day and age, is that our food choices say something about us.  History’s first Food Blogger Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin’s expression: “Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you who you are” is...
Posted on: 8 February 2019
This project focuses on the research, development, construction and testing of a prototype machine for inline sterilization of foodstuffs with the help of radiofrequency radiation. For this, 4 innovative and ambitious Eastern Dutch partners work together:...
Posted on: 2 February 2019
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