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Life Skills

BY Meelunie 22/12/2020

Life Skills supports teenagers between the ages of 10-18, who generally come from the socio-economic challenged area of Amsterdam Southeast. A lack of positive role models is the status quo for many children here. Bekim Mehovic is a volunteer and assists them to reach their goals of becoming the best versions of themselves.

WOMAG Asia

BY Meelunie 02/11/2020

Singapore hosts over 80% of the world’s agribusiness multinationals and visibly, there is still a big gender gap (especially in managing/leading positions). Tatiana Pochet was looking for an organization to add to our network. However, there seemed to be no such agribusiness organization and therefore they decided to create their own. WOMAG was born.

FairClimateFund certificate

BY Meelunie 20/03/2020

It’s official! We received our first certificate for compensating CO2. We are very proud to announce to have compensated no less than 4444 tons of CO2 in 2019! Meelunie is much aware of the impact from activities have and FairClimateFund (FCF) is one of our partners that helps us in our mission to strive for a carbon neutral supply chain by the year 2030.

Meelunie 150 years!

Happy birthday to Meelunie! This year, 2017, it was 150 years since Pieter Glasz first put his hulling mill in Joure into operation. Over time, we´ ve developed the best methods for managing high-quality starches, plant based proteins and other (organic) ingredients, becoming key global supplier in more than 80 countries. Today we celebrate our 150th anniversary.

FairClimateFund certificate

BY Meelunie 20/03/2020

It’s official! We received our first certificate for compensating CO2. We are very proud to announce to have compensated no less than 4444 tons of CO2 in 2019! Meelunie is much aware of the impact from activities have and FairClimateFund (FCF) is one of our partners that helps us in our mission to strive for a carbon neutral supply chain by the year 2030.

No wa(y)ste!

BY Meelunie 16/10/2020

In 2019, Meelunie started to process fava beans in cooperation with toll processors. The beans provide an excellent source of protein and starch. The hulls however leave us with a waste stream. Via our decarbonisation partner GoodShipping, we got in contact with Enerpy, an organisation involved in valorisation of food waste.

Reducing CO2 emissions further

BY Meelunie 10/05/2020

GoodShipping is the world’s first sustainable shipping initiative that helps companies reduce their CO2 emissions coming from transport, by substituting fossil fuels with truly sustainable biofuels. Among their customers are IKEA and DHL who all work with GoodShiping to reduce their footprint. Meelunie joined the Program in July 2019.

Meelunie launches CO2 calculator

BY Meelunie 17/04/2020

Meelunie has launched its newly developed tool to track it’s progress towards zero emissions. The so-called CO2 calculator is not only used to raise awareness. Our ambition is to achieve a sustainable and carbon-neutral supply chain in the near future. Therefore, most important reason is to gain insights into how to reduce our negative CO2 footprint.

Helping others to get on in life

BY Meelunie 19/05/2017

Far-off lands, other cultures. People who have a lot less than you. Meelunie’s CEO Marco Heering experienced it all while still young. “ During business trips and through conversations with overseas contacts, I know all-too-well that not everyone on this planet is equally well-off. I also think it’s important to be able to do something for others."

In the media : PETS International magazine

May 2020

Pet owners know how important the companionship of a beloved pet can be. And since the corona crisis started, pets have if anything become even more vital members of the family.
As we have adapted our domestic habits and routines, most of our furry friends have never enjoyed so much attention as now. Eventhough the Interzoo, Nurnberg, has been postponed till June 2021 (due to Covid-19), Meelunie has taken the opportunity to make itself visible online in the latest PETS International edition.

Read the full article here.
PETS International is a digital and printed magazine that reaches 40,000+ pet professionals in 130+ countries.