European think tank for a healthy, sustainable, fair and animal-friendly food system

Our action-oriented research and advice informs, motivates and supports power holders in the food system to change

Who are we?

Latest work

policy brief
Policy brief: Organic in the Supermarket

How can supermarkets contribute to the growth of organic farming?

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Hotline food claims

A hotline to report claims on the sustainability of food products.

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Superlist Green 2023

A comparison between Dutch supermarkets' efforts on environmental sustainability.

News

The transformation of the food system is in full swing. Our work contributes to this by encouraging companies into a race to the top, providing media with newsworthy facts that feed the public debate, supporting scientists to carry out impactful research, helping to substantiate campaigns by civil society organisations, providing politicians with arguments for debate and advising governments on the development of regulations.

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Weg met de donkergroene consument

Supermarkten zeggen dat ze best meer biologisch in hun winkels willen. Het schiet alleen niet op. Welke barrières zijn er echt, en welke hindernissen zijn prima te nemen?

a month ago
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In de winkel is plantaardig nu goedkoper dan vlees

In de winkel is plantaardig nu goedkoper dan vlees

4 months ago
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NOS Radio 1 Journaal
8 months ago

Programmes

The food environment is very decisive for the demand side of our food system. It is shaped primarily by food retailers and advertisers. Therefore our programmes aim to leverage the power of food retail, promotion and advertising to stimulate a healthy, sustainable, fair and animal-friendly food system

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Superlist

Responsible retail for a healthy, sustainable, fair and animal-friendly food system

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Responsible promotion

Food promotion that encourages a healthy and sustainable diet.

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Protein transition

A movement towards more plant-based diets for everyone

Market for sustainable agriculture

A market that encourages the demand for food that is produced sustainably

The challenges in our food system

The current food system is not future proof. It pushes the boundaries of health, environment, human rights and animal welfare.

We need to understand how it functions and how to turn around these negative trends.

Problem analysis

Partners

Our research and advice serves to substantiate campaigns and advocacy of a wide variety of civil society organisations. These collaborations play a key role in dissemination of our work.

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