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As from December 31st 2021 Andries Gort has decided to step back as a member of the Board of Keep Food Simple. Andries has been a much appreciated source of inspiration and knowledge over the years. He has been with KFS since its start in 2016...

Pulses are a great source of plant-based protein and fibre; they contain several beneficial bio-active compounds like phytosterols, and their cultivation fits perfectly into a sustainable agriculture. In the Netherlands pulses are not frequently grown and consumed, partly because of the negative connotation as “poor...

KFS will hold a seminar at Food Technology on 14 April 2022 with contributions by Onno Franse, Peter Folstar and Fons Voragen. All are involved in KFS from the beginning. Food Technology is a two-day knowledge and network event about high-tech innovations in the food industry...

Currently only 10-15% of the artichoke plant is used for consumption. Keep Food Simple has developed a series of pestos using the edible remaining parts of the plant which are high in fibre, folic acid, minerals and phytonutrients. As a part of his MSc thesis (Maastricht University) Tom Marx reviewed...

Over the past five years we have developed a portfolio of scientifically outstanding projects, each of them following our ambition of the better utilisation of so far unused raw plant materials, less waste and healthier food products. Of course we have to ensure that the results of our work...

In the Netherlands, over 1 million people suffer from chronic bowel disorders, one major factor of this being that people do not eat sufficient fibre. However, research in recent years has indicated that the story is more complex. Not only the amount of fibre but also...

Caroline studied Food Science and Technology at Wageningen University. She worked in various positions in R&D and Innovation Projects at NIZO Food Research, Hahn, Tate & Lyle and CNC. She is now active as an independent consultant in the agricultural and food industry working among others for...

In May 2021 KFS started a project to utilise the sort scrap of vine tomatoes. Our aim is to create innovative, attractive and healthy tomato-based products with unique sensory properties with a focus on drinks as well as on pastas. Potential combinations with other vegetables,...

In April 2021 Dutch Cuisine and Keep Food Simple signed a co-operation agreement in which we aim to reach a wider audience with a clearer message on the health benefits of vegetable food products. Dutch Cuisine promotes the preparation of good quality food using local ingredients...

In February 2021 Food Tech Brainport and Keep Food Simple signed a co-operation contract aimed at the joint acquisition and execution of new and innovative research and valorization projects. This co-operation is based on the corresponding objectives and complementary competences of both parties. KFS has a...