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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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]

Brand-specific data as add-ons to the Agri-footprint database

We are extending our Agri-footprint database, introducing the concept of ‘Branded Data Add-ons’, which help companies to make the environmental performance of their products visible and share it with stakeholders.

How to calculate the footprint of horticultural products and respond to the increasing demand for sustainable products?

On 20 July 2020 the results and the ‘HortiFootprint Category Rules’ (HFCR) were presented and are now available for the sector. Blonk Consultants as part of the project team, was involved as […]
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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 […]

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 […]

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.