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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 six times a year.

01/05/2017

Update Agri-footprint® – LCA food database

We are happy to announce Agri-footprint 3.0 will be available in OpenLCA, next to SimaPro. Herewith, Agri-footprint is the LCA food database worldwide, widely accepted by the international food industry, LCA community, […]
26/04/2017

Sustainability of plant trays analysed

Royal FloraHolland commissioned  Blonk Consultants to study the environmental impact of plant trays. The environmental performance of the trays was identified in a life cycle assessment (LCA) covering the whole supply chain.
07/04/2017

What makes impact assessments of agricultural products rather complex?

The first step in making the agri-food sector more sustainable is a clear and comprehensive assessment of the impact. Accurate and clear information provides the essential basis for this. However, quantifying the […]
30/03/2017

NEW: Webinar Series – Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in agricultural & food products

Update your knowledge easily and conveniently with our webinar series! Readily from your computer or tablet at home or from your office. This means there is no travel time, furthermore, you have […]
20/02/2017
LCA Seafood database

LCA Seafood database

Currently there is no life cycle assessment (LCA) database for fish, shellfish and crustaceans, but there is a need for such a database among food industry professionals.To help meet this demand, Blonk […]
20/02/2017

New colleagues

Blonk Consultants recently welcomed three new colleagues. We are delighted that Mike van Paassen, Paulina Gual and Pieter van de Vijver have joined our team as consultants. Maria de Vries joins us […]
02/02/2017
Agri-footprint® Performance Report - HumVi

Agri-footprint® Performance Report – HumVi

Agri-footprint® Performance Report shows why a product is a front runner in the field of sustainability. The report shows the environmental performance of a specific product. One of the features of the […]
30/01/2017
Optimise your diet: create a sustainable & healthy diet

We challenge you: Optimise your diet!

Optimise your diet! is a tool which aims to address the challenge of making the global food production and consumption system more sustainable and healthy. This issue is becoming increasingly urgent. We […]
09/01/2017

Natural capital & protein crops

Commissioned by Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and Vivera (producer of vegetarian products) Blonk Consultants developed a ‘Protein Selection Chart’.
24/11/2016

[WEBINAR] How to determine the footprint of agri- and food products?

Interested in sustainability of agri- food products? Want to understand the environmental impact of food? Keen on comprehending the applicability of Life Cycle Assessment method on agri-food sector? On the 15th of […]
19/09/2016

Let’s meet at LCA Food 2016

The team of Blonk Consultants & Agri-footprint® will be present at LCA Food 2016 in Dublin! We are happy to meet you and learn you more about Agri-footprint®, the latest developments of […]
19/08/2016

Life Cycle Assessment Training

Blonk Consultants organises a two day Life Cycle Assessment training, focused on agricultural and food products. This training is a perfect start to gain a better understanding of LCA.
27/05/2016

WWF & Sustainable Diets

In 2011 WWF UK published the first ‘Livewell plate’, which was followed by Livewell plates for France, Spain and Sweden in 2013. They were very successful in putting the topic of sustainable […]
26/05/2016

The contribution of capital goods in agricultural LCAs

The aim of life cycle assessment (LCA) studies is to model a product’s life-cycle as completely as possible, in order to make accurate calculations. This comprehensiveness makes a study time-consuming and extensive. […]
24/05/2016
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Transparency in environmental impact of feed industry

Blonk Consultants is involved in a major new global development to contribute to enhance transparency and support development of innovations of animal products. In order to correctly measure the environmental impact of […]
23/05/2016
Inzicht in duurzaamheidsprestaties

Insight into sustainability performance

The sustainability labels introduced recently by Agrifirm Feed give stakeholders information on the sustainability performance of the company’s new feed concepts and products. This step by Agrifirm makes an important contribution towards […]