The corona measures have disrupted the entire world. Nevertheless, the VanDrie Group chain continued work ‘as per normal’. But how normal was that? For an answer to that question, we turn to our Italian colleagues.
This month is the 25th anniversary of Alpuro Breeding. It all started with a plan and an old Mercedes bus. These days, more than 35 calf rearing specialists drive through the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Denmark to support dairy farmers in raising their calves in a healthy...
In recent years, the VanDrie chain has made substantial investments in animal health management. This has resulted in a significant reduction in antibiotic use. We talk to Albert Wouters, head of calf Husbandry about the achieved results.
In Limburg, the Netherlands, young-animal feed has been produced from so-called by-products since 1958. Today, the products made by Schils find their way to customers in more than 75 countries. How did a local mill from Amstenrade grow to become a partner for countless farmers...
Many languages are spoken within the VanDrie Group. At ESA, one of our veal processing companies, our colleagues have at least 21 different nationalities. Kiflemariam and Haben are a perfect example of this. They are both Eritrean. We chatted with them about their work at ESA.
The veal sector is on the move and every link is taking its responsibility. There’s an important role to be played in this respect by veal farmers. Herman Keurhorst, who has been a veal farmer for almost 25 years, is happy to seize this role with both hands.
Every workday, the planners in our meat processing companies get up early to work on a challenging task: planning the deliveries to customers.
Several feed producers are active within the VanDrie Group. Tentego, based in Mijdrecht, is one of them. Tentego has been producing calf feed for 60 years and is still a major player today. How is the company able to continuously improve?
The VanDrie Group reached an agreement with Brons from Voorthuizen concerning a complete takeover. The agreement has been sent to the Autoriteit Consument en Markt (Consumers and Market Authority, ACM) for approval. The two family businesses expect the ACM to give its approval...
Knowledge of animal behaviour is crucial to the safeguarding of animal welfare. That is why last year the VanDrie Group organised three regional meetings for members of the Dutch Veal Farmers Association (VVK, Vereniging van Kalverhouders), regional managers and transporters on...
In the Netherlands, France, Italy and Belgium, our 1,100 veal farmers work day and night to provide calves with the best possible care. VanDrie Group provides support to veal farmers through experts: the regional managers.
Being well and truly rooted in Japanese society as a Dutch family business comes naturally to the VanDrie Group.
Hundreds of veal farmers in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Italy form the first link in our chain. Richard Frens is one of those farmers and talks about our cooperation.
In a time that sees much public debate being fed by prejudice and misconception, the VanDrie Group is taking the debate to its stakeholders during the fourth VanDrie Dialogue.
In order to supply the market with sufficient volumes, calves are being imported to the Netherlands. More than 75% of these calves come from the neighbouring countries of Germany and Belgium.
Our chain works at the highest level of food safety, quality and traceability. We invited the editors of Nederland Voedselland to visit two links in this chain. The editors ended up in a world of track & trace, valorisation and zero tolerance: at Ekro and Oukro.
The 85th International Green Week was opened in Berlin on Friday morning, January 17. Following its culinary campaign in Germany, The VanDrie Group will be serving the visitors of the fair dry-aged veal canapé
Be a little better every day - it’s a full-time job at our R&D department. How does an organisation like the VanDrie Group remain relevant in a time when nitrogen emissions and animal welfare are high on the agenda?
VanDrie veal farmer Marco van Hamersveld tells about his latest investments in animal welfare and sustainability!
The holidays are upon us, the time of enjoying a tasty dish with friends and family, Today we give you a sneak preview!
The VanDrie Group is a partner of Vallei Boert Bewust. A network of farmers who are actively involved in animal welfare, the environment and energy consumption. We took a look at the Frens-Stijnen family’s veal farm, where ‘Responsible Farming' is actually achieved.
The Italian freelance food journalist Sandra Salerno is a consultant and founder of "Un Tocco di Zenzero"; a blog that describes the latest trends regarding food and closely follows the latest developments on the perception of food. We asked her about the food trends in 2019 and...
Taking responsibility for people, animals and the environment is in the DNA of all the companies in our group. We are continually looking for better ways of fulfilling this responsibility. Our Animal Welfare Officers play an important role in this regard.
Vitality, sustainable employability, increased workloads, an ageing population - all very relevant topics that are being talked about in many companies. As they are at the VanDrie Group.
The VanDrie daughter company Oukro is an important link in the calf chain. Oukro processes the calfskins that come from our veal companies and sends them to customers all over the world.