This system of importing, intensive domestic production, high-value processing, handling and transshipment has been almost perfected in The Netherlands. Speed is of the essence, so these industries are located along infrastructural networks.
The way we deal with food has a major impact on the space that surrounds us. In recent years, the picturesque countryside and the urban market have lost their meaning. They have been out-scaled by a new industrial landscape of black boxes. What happens in these boxes? We buy our food in restaurants and at […]
Review Flourishing Foodscapes – Han Wiskerke & Saline Verhoeven The resident of a house without a refrigerator has little need for a supermarket chain that sells cartons of imported milk. Residents of poorer neighborhoods of Dar es Salaam therefore share the cooling of dukas. These neighborhood shops with extended opening hours therefore play an important […]
A transparent food chain is the foundation for a beautiful rural area. Based on this belief, Peter Hermens and Klasien van de Zandschulp are the initiators of HalloBoer. HalloBoer! is a website that literally puts farmers and products on the map.
We live in a fascinating ‘food age’. There are huge developments in terms of new foods: Innovations in how we have food delivered to us as well as cultural factors have an incredibly large impact on our food industry. We’re on the eve of a crucial turning point. How far will these developments ultimately go, […]