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January 17, 2014
Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The topic for the First Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food 2014 is ‘Cooking up the Low Countries:  Visual and Textual Representations of Culinary Culture in Belgium and the Netherlands (16th–21st century)’.   Introductory and concluding lectures will be given by leading academics in the field of food studies – Professor Ken Albala, Professor Louise O. Fresco and Professor Peter Scholliers.  The symposium is the result of a collaborative partnership between the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam, the Institute for Culture and History, University of Amsterdam, and the Social & Cultural Food Studies research unit (FOST) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.  Attendees are most welcome to join the post-symposium 'Gala of the Cookbook' (17:00–21:00 hrs) festive event.  Prizes will be awarded at this event to the winners of the Johannes van Dam Prize and the  Joop Witteveen Prize 2013.   Registration Deadline: 1 December 2013.


February 25-26, 2014
Annual European Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit
Noordwiji, Netherlands
The European Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit 2014 attracts over 150+ senior level food and beverage professionals wanting to learn how to improve productivity, achieve continuous improvement and maximise food safety and quality whilst reducing costs throughout operations in a capital constrained world.  Retailers are increasingly demanding affordable products from manufacturers, and it has never been more critical for food companies to do more with less, improve manufacturing processes, cut costs and maximize food quality and safety to stay competitive in the current climate.

May 20-22, 2014  VIV Europe 2014
Utrecht, Netherlands
Connecting markets worldwide for innovative animal production and processing from feed to meat.

September 21, 2014  Food Festival Delft
Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands


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May 15-16, 2013  FOODTECH 2013
Rosmalen, Netherlands
A wide range of exhibitors and an exciting programme with practical lectures, a ''taste lab'' and an "innovation centre" will ensure that you, the decision maker from the food processing- and manufacturing companies, do not want to miss this 2 day event!

May 27-28, 2013  Beleef Smaak (Taste Experience)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Taste Experience is a trade event, which focuses on the middle and high segment in the hospitality industry, buyers of businesses in general and specialty coffee and tea segment. Companies with quality products and services, may join the purpose and audience of this trade event.  Experience Coffee | Experience Tea and Le Village Saisonnier are connected to each other so that there is a good cross-over can take place with high visit.


June 18-19, 2013
Food Technology Professionals Platform
Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Professionals Platform is intended for Food Technology Professionals who are passionate about innovation and want to develop entrepreneurial skills, who can learn, manage and develop 'outside-in', and who are part of international food networks where they can find inspiration for innovative ideas and insights in the latest market developments. Professionals meet twice per year for 2 days.

August 8-9, 2013
Int’l Conference on Agricultural & Food Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The event aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Agricultural and Food Engineering, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

September 24-25, 2013  Protein Summit 2013
Rotterdam, Netherlands
6th Protein Summit - Platform for future supply, health and technology.

November 13-14, 2013  FOODTECH Zwolle
Zwolle, Netherlands
This regional food packaging event focuses on exhibitors and visitors from the geographical north and east of the Netherlands.

November 15-17, 2013  Whisky Live Festival
The Hague, Netherlands
Whether you are a whisky enthusiast, newcomer to the world of the dram, or just want a day out at one of the most entertaining events of the year, Whisky Live has something to offer everyone.

November 26-28, 2013
Food Technology Professionals Platform
Amsterdam, Netherlands
This unique 3-day hands-on training course offers a combination of lectures by industry professionals. Discover properties, functionalities and applications of 10 different plant and animal-based proteins for food applications: soy, wheat, pea, potato, canola, egg albumin, casein, whey, gelatin and also (bio-active) protein hydrolysates.  Enjoy the combination of theory & practice: feel, smell and taste different protein applications. Designed for managers with a position in food manufacturing, food ingredient and food processing industries.

November 26-29, 2013  Landbouw Vakbeurs 2013
Assen, Netherlands
Agricultural Trade Fair always took place in January, but will now be held in November. Thus, the stock market a better position in the international exhibitions calendar.  The next edition will be in 2015.


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April 1-3, 2012  International Conference on Multifunctional Agriculture and Urban-Rural Relations
Wageningen, Netherlands
In May 2007 a major demographic milestone was passed--the earth's population became more urban than rural. The conference aims to advance scientific state of the art research in agriculture and urban-rural relations.

May 23-24, 2012  FOODTECH - Rosmalen, Netherlands
A wide range of exhibitors and an exciting programme with practical lectures, a ''taste lab'' and an "innovation centre" will ensure that you, the decision maker from the food processing- and manufacturing companies, do not want to miss this 2 day event!

June 13-14, 2012
3rd Food Protein Innovation 2012 Conference
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Senior R&D platform focusing on protein innovations:  protein health and nutrition benefits and challenges; new plant and animal protein ingredients; new protein technologies.

June 29-30, 2012  NRM All Holland Dairy Show
Utrecht, Netherlands
The NRM is a viewed by many farmers as the cow festival of the year. In short, an event with cows and professional information that no cow enthusiast can afford to miss, with breed showings, parade, auction, and trade show.


Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals

waiting for new dates

November 7-8, 2011  HORECA 2011
Rosemalen, Netherlands
The trade show for inspiration, knowledge and trends for catering professionals!


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July 9-11, 2009  People and the Sea V
Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Centre for Maritime Research (MARE) at the University of Amsterdam. More information on the 2009 conference will follow.

November 18-19, 2009  PPT FOOD - Zwolle, Netherlands
easyFairs PPT FOOD is particularly attractive to the “crème de la crème” of the Dutch food and drink industry: key decision makers who do not normally have time to visit trade fairs, but will come to a focused event that is easy to visit.


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November 21-22, 2007  The Food To Go Show
Amsterdam, The Netherlands




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