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Startup: GreenFood50

GreenFood50 develops, produces and sells innovative quinoa ingredients for tasty, sustainable & healthy food for a growing world population. These quinoa ingredients are applied in bakery products, salads, pastas, sauces, beverages, sports nutrition, healthy bars, snacks, vegetarian and gluten free products. 

“Our quinoa ingredients offer a unique combination of essential proteins, dietary fibersmarc arts greenfood50 startup startlife, unsaturated fats, vitamins and minerals and are produced in a sustainable way. Therefore they are an excellent basis for tasteful and healthy on trend food products.”, says Marc Arts, founder of GreenFood50. “Our close co-operation with Wageningen University & Research and other leading international research organizations, ensure that the latest technologies and know-how are applied. Our ingredients are used on a daily base by the Dutch Top sport restaurant in Papendal where over 300 athletes prepare themselves for the Olympics in PyeongChang and Tokyo.”


During Food Matters Live 2015 in London, GreenFood50 received the runner up open innovation award from the Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge. In September 2016, GreenFood50 was a finalist at the Bridge2Food protein summit in France. During Health Ingredients Europe 2016 in Frankfurt, GreenFood50 received a special price in the Start-up Innovation Challenge.

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Marc Arts
Founder and managing director


Remko Boer
Product development


Karolos Lykoudis
Quality management


Annelaura Schaap


Charlotte Hendriks
Quality documentation