Come meet us at SIAL 2016

Mercadero will be present at SIAL 2016, supporting international companies in their trade fair participation at this food innovation exhibition. SIAL 2016 will take place from 16 – 20 October in Paris. We will be coaching clients from Indonesia and the Philippines.  PT Yuasa Berkah Makmur from Indonesia and Cocoplus Aquarian Development Corporation and KF … Read more

Annual peer group meeting for Spices and Herbs

On 16th of March 2016, Mercadero facilitated the annual peer group meeting on Spices and Herbs with the aim to gather up-to-date knowledge for market information, which will be published by the CBI later this year. During the meeting, business representatives, market researchers and representatives of sustainability initiatives discussed the latest trends and developments in … Read more

Annual peer group meeting for Processed Fruit and Vegetables

For the fourth year in a row, Mercadero facilitated the annual peer group meeting for Processed Fruit and Vegetables and Edible Nuts on April the 20th, in Amsterdam. During this well attended meeting, sector experts and business representatives identified important trends and developments in this sector. The input serves as the starting point for the production of … Read more

The Economist on the effects of the quinoa boom

Few stories have dominated the public perception about a food item more persistently than the 2013 article in the Guardian titled: ‘Can Vegans Stomach the Unpalatable Truth about Quinoa.’ The Economist now takes on the claim that increasing demand by western ‘food fadsters’ is driving the population in Peru and Bolivia into poverty and undernourishment. … Read more

Torfolk introduces unsweetened Lingonberry spread in the Netherlands

Responding to repeated requests from customers, Torfolk has added lingonberry spread without any sugar or other sweeteners, like agave syrup or concentrated fruit juice, to its product line. This spread consists of 100% lingonberries, without any additives at all. One jar of 380 gram contains approximately 1500 berries, which have been heated gently. The lingonberry … Read more

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