Zoetermeer, 25 April 2018 - Today, the official deed of the Fresh Upstream foundation was passed. The cooperation platform between GroentenFruithuis, Frugicom, FNLI, CBL, LTO Netherlands and GS1 Netherlands is now a fact.
Consumers value information about the company where the pigs are kept when buying pork, and are willing to pay extra for information about this. This is shown by Wageningen Economic Research among consumers in the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Several fresh food chains in the Netherlands are working together to improve information exchange and thus contribute to, among other things, better food safety. Chairman Philip den Ouden of the new Fresh Upstream foundation: "We want to broaden support for existing information standards."