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24/06/2020
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Insights in the environmental impact of foods in our supermarkets

Sharing environmental impact data is the start of more awareness on the impact of food and might lead to more environmentally friendly purchasing behaviour in supermarkets. The Food Consumption Impact Datasets can be used […]
13/05/2020

Team Blonk Consultants continues to grow

The Blonk Consultants team has expanded again! Two new colleagues joined us during the past month – but of course, in this time of Corona both are working from home. Davide Lucherini […]
02/04/2020

Environmental impact and nutritional value of seaweed food products

ur current eating habits have a negative impact on the climate and the planet. Seaweed could be a promising ingredient for this, since it does not require additional nutrients or water to grow. The ProSeaweed programme investigates whether seaweed could be a healthy and sustainable food source for people and animals.
01/04/2020
Björn Kok - Consultant

New colleague: Björn Kok

We welcomed a new colleague to our team. It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Björn Kok, who started work with us on 16 March – from home, during this coronacrisis.
27/03/2020

Environmental footprint of soy

Soybean is an important source of protein for both feed and food products, and its global demand is rising steadily. It is an efficient crop that needs relatively few inputs as it […]
06/03/2020
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Investigating the environmental impact of West African rice and cashew value chains

In January this year, we completed an exciting project for GIZ– Germany’s leading provider of international cooperation services, which took us to West Africa to explore the environmental footprint of rice and […]
05/03/2020
Laura Wolf - Sales consultant

Meet our new team member: Laura Wolf

In February Laura Wolf has joined Blonk Consultants as a Sales consultant. It goes without saying we are very pleased to have her in our team.
20/02/2020

Environmental performance of Suiker Unie beet sugar

The difference between the environmental profiles of sugar obtained from sugar beet and sugar cane is a much debated issue. Suiker Unie wanted to obtain a better understanding of the environmental performance […]
31/01/2020

Workshop ‘Know better, Eat better!’

How can we make our food system healthier for ourselves and the planet? That is what we investigate in our ‘Know Better, Eat Better!’ workshop.
18/12/2019

Meet our new colleague Lisanne

In November Lisanne de Weert has joined Blonk Consultants. It goes without saying we are very pleased to have her in our team.
16/12/2019

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 with a Sustainability Consultant, Senior Sustainability Consultant and a […]
07/08/2019
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Interlinked dairy and beef production and its influence on a sustainable and healthy diet for the EU

Over the past few months Laura van de Kar has been working with Optimeal to find a sustainable, healthy and feasible diet for the EU, focusing on the influence of dairy products […]
23/05/2019

Update of GFLI Database of Animal Feed Production

LCA Feed database version will be available shortly
30/04/2019

Development of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) standard for growing media sector in Europe

Growing Media Europe is committed to the highest environmental standards and is therefore developing a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) standard for the growing media sector in Europe.
15/04/2019

Training – Footprinting in the Animal Production Sector

On 14 May 2019 we organise a training ‘Footprinting in the animal production sector. This training is a perfect start to gain a better understanding of carbon and environmental footprinting in this […]
15/04/2019
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Blog post: Dutch climate policy must broaden its scope

The current climate policy takes too narrow an approach and is missing out on opportunities. We concentrate our discussion here on the production and consumption of food, but parallels can be found […]