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  • date 31 Jul 2019

    Our Kids Food Challenge Tastes Like More

    What’s more fun than spending time in the kitchen with your mum and dad? Participating in the Prominent Kids Food Challenge 2019. Last month, the first edition of this cooking competition took place and, both for Prominent and our partners, it certainly tastes like more! In the final, hosted by Dutch presenter Klaas van Kruistrum, nine young contestants competed for the title of Vegetable Hero 2019. Robin took home the trophy because the expert jury – including Big Green Egg master chef Michel Lambermon and children’s cookbook author Laura Emmelkamp – found her scrumptious snack and spooky pizza not only the most fun, but also the most flavoursome.

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  • date 26 Jun 2019

    He Who Says Snack, Says Snacking Tomato!

    On your bicycle to work or on the train home, behind the computer at the office or in front of the television at home; our snacking moments are increasing. Three meals a day used to be the standard, but today we chose multiple moments to have a bite. Which snacks do consumers choose and what makes the snacking tomato so popular?

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  • date 10 Jul 2019

    Thrilling final in the Prominent Kids Food Challenge

    The time had finally come: the last cook-off in the Prominent Kids Food Challenge 2019. Last weekend, nine avid young chefs, with the support of a parent, came from places all over the Netherlands to compete for the prestigious title of Veggie Hero of 2019. The final cook-off on Sunday, 7 July was full of suspense. The kids didn't make it easy for the jury. But it was 11-year-old Robin who ultimately claimed the title.

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  • date 01 Jul 2019

    Prominent teeltbedrijven PlanetProof gecertificeerd

    De twee eigen teeltbedrijven van Prominent aan de Groeneweg in ’s-Gravenzande, zijn sinds 17 juni jl. ‘On the way to PlanetProof’ gecertificeerd. De Prominent bedrijven laten met het internationale keurmerk PlanetProof zien dat ze duurzaam produceren, met oog voor de directe omgeving en in balans met de aarde. Met het keurmerk voldoen de twee Prominentbedrijven aan bovenwettelijke eisen, onder andere op het gebied van gewasbeschermingsmiddelen.

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  • date 03 Jun 2019

    Coöperatie DOOR viert eerste paal van het nieuwe pand

    Coöperatie DOOR vierde woensdag 29 mei het slaan van de eerste paal van het nieuwe kantoor en verpakkingscentrum op het businesspark Honderland II te Maasdijk. Hierbij waren alle medewerkers, leden, bouwpartners en betrokkenen aanwezig. Tijdens het officiële gedeelte sprak Jack Groenewegen - voorzitter van DOOR – iedereen toe en werd de kracht van de samenwerking binnen DOOR, van het product én van onze toekomstige generatie symbolisch weergegeven. Daarna was het onder een stralende zon tijd voor een gezellig samenzijn onder het genot van een hapje en drankje.

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  • date 15 Apr 2019

    BRIOSO: A CLASSIC TOP TOMATO

    When talking about our top tomatoes for quality and taste, we simply have to include the Brioso. This tasty cocktail vine tomato with a fruit weigh of 40 grams is characterised by just the right balance of tart and sweet.

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  • date 15 Apr 2019

    INNOVATIVE FRESH MONITORS FLAVOUR AND QUALITY

    As a consumer, have you ever been disappointed about the quality of fresh produce? An avocado that wasn't 'ready to eat', or a tomato without any flavour? Having an understanding of the flavour, quality and keeping quality of fresh products has never been so important. Innovative Fresh, a quality-monitoring company, provides us with objective and independently acquired data so that consumers can always enjoy a delicious tomato.

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  • date 07 Jan 2019

    THE FIVE BIGGEST EUROPEAN FOOD TRENDS FOR 2019

    Leading healthier lifestyles - including making conscious decisions about food - will continue as trends in 2019. But what are the trends that will bring about these healthier lifestyles in the year ahead?

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  • date 01 Oct 2018

    Be transparent and tell your story

    The need for information among consumers is increasing. More and more, they want to know who has made a product, where it comes from and what you can do with it. Consumers are also sensitive to the reputation of a product. In short, it is increasingly important to inform consumers as transparently and completely as possible. What does this mean for our tomatoes?

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  • date 29 Sep 2018

    Growers continue to grow

    To continue serving our retailers well by supplying a wide range of sustainably produced tomatoes: in short, this is our strategy for the future of Prominent tomatoes. Prominent's growers are realising this by such means as making the size of their company ready to meet future challenges. It's up to the growers themselves to determine a way to do this that best fits how they run their businesses.

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  • date 01 Oct 2018

    Stef talks about sustainable packaging

    I'm involved in all the marketing activities needed to create the right product/market combination. This includes for example conducting market research, analysing the performance of our tomatoes, and always looking for ways to improve our packages. It's all aimed at helping to support the sales team.

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  • date 10 Sep 2018

    Prominent brings the story behind its tomatoes to life

    Prominent Tomatoes has renewed a part of its website. In an entertaining way,it shows everything about the cultivation and supply of tomatoes. It's a colourful storyboard starring its own growers and employees. They show all the passion that goes into growing their tomatoes and how all their efforts are devoted to getting their tomatoes quickly, sustainably and safely onto the store's shelves.

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