Ruitenberg spotlight


Although we prefer to get personally acquainted with all our customers, we’re pleased to give you a digital peek behind the scenes in this section. It will give you an idea of who we are.

This also allows us to update you on the latest developments and trends in nutrition, insofar as they affect our activities in the chain. You’ll find any notifications and press releases on cooperative agreements with knowledge institutes, or on our presence at trade shows such as the IBA and the IFFA. Naturally, we’re pleased to share any articles and reports on new developments or applications. And you’ll occasionally find a contribution by one of our colleagues, discussing one of our functional applications.

We hope you enjoy reading it!

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Information on our business operations during the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19)

20 March 2020

Ruitenberg Ingredients plays a small yet important role in the food chain in The Netherlands, Europe and overseas. We produce and sell a wide range of ingredients that are used in products that can be found in the supermarkets on a daily basis.

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we have taken measures to protect our employees and to make sure that we can carry on with our daily business operations.
With regard to the sourcing,

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Ruitenberg Ingredients present at CFIA

13 February 2020

This year’s fair, the 24th edition, will again be held in Rennes, France. Naturally, we will be present too. So why not dropping by and learn more about our state-of-the-art concepts, such as our plant-based protein structure Rudin®ProVega, to be used as substitute for meat, our alginate-based Rudin®VegaCasing, for vegetarian applications) or about our Rudin®Jet, the ‘edible’ dosing ink? We certainly look forward to meeting you! You’ll find us in hall 4, booth A55.

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Merry Christmas!

20 December 2019

Dear valued customer,

Did you visit us at the IFFA in Frankfurt earlier this year? Where you probably tried our new Rudin®ProVega concept for vegetarian snacks from our typical Dutch snack wall? Or maybe we met at the FI Europe, in Paris, earlier this month, where we made you taste the same vegetarian snacks.

At the end of the year we really like to thank you for having worked together so pleasantly and creatively lately.

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Offices and warehouses closed week 52

14 November 2019

Because of Christmas our offices and warehouses are closed from 23 until 27 December.

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Official opening production site Ruinerwold

19 September 2019

Recently, we celebrated the official opening of our new production site in Ruinerwold. A very special day indeed!

The new building definitely is an amazing, sustainable and spacious one, offering us a flexible way of managing production processes.

At the opening ceremony a ‘last stone’ was put into place – a provisional one, so technically, it was the second last one. Three members of the 4th generation of the Ruitenberg family executed this operation to perfection.

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IFFA 2019

6 June 2019

Dear IFFA-visitor,

Thank you for joining us! It has definitely been our pleasure talking to you and letting you taste some of the new concepts we presented at this year’s IFFA. Like our vegetarian nuggets, for instance. We hope you enjoyed the experience of a unique vegetarian snack moment at our typically Dutch ‘snack wall’.

However, maybe you missed the opportunity to attend the IFFA this time. Or maybe you would like to know whether we can offer some other possibilities to help you developing a new product or improving an existing one.

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New factory Ruinerwold nearly completed

28 May 2019

After a construction period of a mere eight months, we recently witnessed the completion of our new production site in Ruinerwold. At the same time, the first bee hotel proofed to be ready for use.

The new factory turns out to be great, so we can hardly wait to start working there. In the upcoming months, however, we still have to move both equipment and supplies from the old building to the new one.

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Ruitenberg Ingredients will join CFIA again this year

21 February 2019

Next month, agrifood fair CFIA will traditionally be held again in Rennes, France. You are most welcome to come and see us on 12, 13 or 14 March, in a new hall, number 4, at stand A58. It will be our pleasure to make you familiar with our concepts for the meat, bakery and convenience sector. One of the concepts we would like to show you is our Rudin®ProVega, a protein structure which can be used as an alternative for meat in various products.

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Construction of production location Ruinerwold makes steady progress

5 December 2018

In recent years, the production and storage area in Ruinerwold started to become a bit tight. If we want to continue developing our business operations here, we need more space. Thanks to this new building, which is emerging behind the existing unit, we will have a larger, more efficiently equipped production area at our disposal. And that should keep us going for a while!

Two months ago, the green light was given to start construction.

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GreenProtein project

2 December 2018


Ruitenberg Ingredients b.v. is taking part in the EU funded project GreenProtein. The GreenProtein project aims at producing high-added value, food-grade and fully functional proteins and other food ingredients, out of vegetable residues from the packed salad processing.

Our role within the project will be to translate the functional properties of the protein into selected applications in order to reduce the time to market. We focus on meat and meat replacement as well as bakery and convenience products.

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Innovation as main ingredient

Informatie over onze bedrijfsvoering tijdens de coronaviruspandemie (Covid-19)


Ruitenberg Ingredients speelt een bescheiden maar belangrijke rol in de voedselketen van Nederland, Europa en daarbuiten. We produceren en verkopen een breed scala aan ingrediënten die deel uitmaken van producten die dagelijks in de supermarkt te vinden zijn.

Vanwege de coronavirus-uitbraak hebben we maatregelen getroffen om onze medewerkers te beschermen en te zorgen dat onze dagelijkse processen blijven lopen.

Ten aanzien van inkoop, productie en levering van onze ingrediënten ondervinden we op dit moment geen problemen en we doen ons uiterste best om dat zo te houden.