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Our newsletter keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of sustainability in the agri-food sector. We will also keep you informed about interesting projects, training and courses. We publish our newsletter up to 4 times a year.

14/06/2021

Update of the Blonk Direct Land Use Change Assessment Tool

Deforestation and land use change (LUC) remain big, global problems and main contributors to climate change. Globally, forest coverage continues to decrease by an astonishing average of 4.7 million hectares every year […]
26/05/2021

Blonk crosses the borders, becoming operational in the US and welcomes Marty Heller to the team

Team Blonk continues to expand, and this time we are crossing borders and welcome Marty Heller, who will represent Blonk in the US and Canada. Welcome Marty, we are very happy to […]
25/05/2021

The applicability of LCA guidelines to model the effects of feed additives on the environmental footprint of animal production

Together with DSM we set up a methodological study, by way of road testing, to explore the applicability of sector Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) guidelines, such as FAO LEAP and European Commission […]
14/05/2021

A dietary pattern that is healthy for both Belgians and the planet

Our current food system has a substantial environmental impact. On behalf of WWF-Belgium, we analysed which products fit in a sustainable healthy diet for a family of four. This research is part […]
30/04/2021

APS-footprint as core engine for Sustell™ – an intelligent sustainability service by DSM and Blonk

At Blonk, we are very proud of our cooperation with innovative companies that bring sustainable business into practice. DSM is for us a strategic partner in developing our flagship APS-footprint tool. For […]
05/03/2021

Marjolein and Daniele joined Team Blonk

Our team keeps on expanding with people who are highly motivated to make the world a sustainable and healthy place. In the past month we welcomed Marjolein and Daniele. Marjolein teams up […]
17/02/2021

Welcome onboard Marcelo and Simone!

The Blonk Team keeps expanding! Two new colleagues have joined us since the beginning of 2021. Marcelo is no stranger to our team, some years ago he worked as a scientific model […]
01/12/2020

Webinar Series: Environmental Footprinting of Food Value Chains

Have you heard of environmental footprinting or Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and want to know more – or fresh up your knowledge – about its purpose and methods? Join our Webinar Series!
27/11/2020

How the GFLI initiative steers towards more sustainable animal production systems

Over the last years Blonk Consultants has been highly involved with the Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI) initiative. Currently, we are assisting various sectors, regions and industries to disclose their data through the […]
23/11/2020

APS-footprint update – towards more sustainable animal production

We are happy to share the latest APS-footprint developments with you. After our launch webinar on September 30th we received a lot of positive reactions from companies, that are recognizing the importance of making […]
19/11/2020

Environmental impact analysis of a novel food ingredient

Recently we conducted an ISO-reviewed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Fermotein™, an innovative food ingredient which is used in vegetarian and vegan food products, produced by The Protein Brewery.
18/11/2020

Future-proof and sustainable healthy diets based on current eating patterns in the Netherlands

Our colleagues Roline Broekema and Hans Blonk investigated together with a group of researchers what a future-proof and sustainable healthy diet could look like for the Netherlands. Their findings are published in […]
18/11/2020

Science Based Targets in the agri-food sector

Climate change being one of the most urgent challenges of our time. Society is looking for ways to define the contours of a sustainable world. Accordingly, more and more companies are joining […]
28/10/2020

We’re hiring

Are you looking to help international companies, governments and civil society organisations develop sustainable food supply chains? We are expanding our ambitious team and have several vacancies.
09/09/2020

Making animal production systems more sustainable together

We are proud to present APS-footprint, the flagship of Blonk Sustainability Tools. This powerful tool helps companies in the animal production value chain define and monitor solutions to create more sustainable animal production systems.
14/08/2020

Environmental footprint of certified sustainably produced Brazilian soy

ProAgros asked Blonk Consultants to prepare an environmental footprint of soybeans grown by a Brazilian soy producing group certified under the Sustainable Farming Assurance Programme (SFAP). The carbon footprint of this soy […]