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The first elephant grass packing!

Valstar donderdag 25 juni 2020

Last week Roy van den Heuvel, the Account Manager from our partner in packaging called Argos, handed over the first packaging made of Dutch Elephant grass to us. In co-operation with Argos we produced this innovative, fair and sustainable packaging as first for fruit and vegetables to contribute to the sector. Read on

Change your restaurant menu!

Valstar maandag 15 juni 2020

The corona crisis changed the dining out sector completely. The list of restaurants that were temporarily closing down due to COVID-19 was growing over time. Many restaurants started with take away or delivery, some even started selling groceries as their dining rooms were closed, to get rid of inventory that was going bad. Read on

Nu verkrijgbaar bij Discovered: verrassende, exotische cadeauboxen

Yex donderdag 4 juni 2020

Een gezond nieuwtje van Discovered: vanaf nu zijn hun exotische groenten en fruit ook leverbaar in cadeauboxen. Met die boxen richten zij zich op consumenten die op zoek zijn naar een origineel geschenk. Voorlopig komen er drie versies, elk met een andere inhoud: de Season Box, de Feel Good Box en de Holiday Box. Bestellen gaat gemakkelijk online.

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Holland season during COVID-19

Valstar dinsdag 5 mei 2020

At this time of the year we are over on supplying Dutch products. For a few weeks it was hard to import Spanish products because of the lock-down in Spain. Fortunately our Dutch growers have enough availability of greenhouse vegetables and can guarantee good quality. The prices on the other hand fluctuate because of the irregular demand. Read on

Best Fresh: United Against Food Waste

maandag 20 april 2020

Did you know an estimated 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted globally each year? That is one third of all food produced for human consumption, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. In the Netherlands one fourth of the food is wasted. Moreover, this wasted food is responsible for 8% of the emissions worldwide!

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Valstar woensdag 25 maart 2020

Building resistance is important to prevent infection of a virus. Fruits and vegetables can help build a resistance. Vitamin C helps your immune system, so make sure that red peppers, broccoli, kale, sprouts, kiwi and orange are on the menu during these corona-virus weeks. Real vitamin C bombs! Read on



Valstar dinsdag 17 maart 2020

As you would expect, Valstar, too, is assigning the highest priority to its policy concerning the coronavirus. In doing so, we are focusing on the health and safety of our employees, customers, suppliers and other business associates. Read on

Corona-Update Yex

Yex maandag 16 maart 2020

Momenteel wordt er alles aan gedaan om het coronavirus de kop in te drukken. We hebben een enorm respect voor alle hulpverleners die momenteel 24 uur per dag in touw zijn hiervoor. Ook bij Yex staat de gezondheid en veiligheid van hun boeren, klanten, medewerkers en natuurlijk die van de consument voorop. Lees hier het volledige artikel.


Valstar donderdag 5 maart 2020

The European market of healthy snacking is increasing. The growing need to have a healthy on-the-go snack which has nutritional value is expected to stir up the market growth. Consumers want this kind of snack because of higher energy throughout the day... Read on


Valstar woensdag 19 februari 2020

Last week we visited our grower Voorhof, who started from this week on with harvesting his cucumbers. Voorhof is located in IJsselmuiden, a village in the Dutch province Overijssel. Read on...