News/rss/newsNewsen_EN2019-01-20<![CDATA[EcoVadis Silver Rating]]>/en/news/ecovadis-silver-rating/1617

Novidon’s sustainability performance has been validated in accordance with the EcoVadis standard. Novidon has been awarded with the EcoVadis Silver status and ranks in the top 30% of highest rated companies.

This proves that Novidon’s sustainability policy is performing according to international sustainability standards. Our policy is based on Sustainable Sourcing, Efficient Supply and Operations and Care for People and Good Partnership.

EcoVadis is an independent platform which assesses companies for their sustainable development and coporate social responsibility practices. EcoVadis assesses some 30,000 business, based in 110 countries covering 150 different areas of activity.

Click here to read more about our sustainability policy.


<![CDATA[Roel Knaebel new QA Manager]]>/en/news/roel-knaebel-new-qa-manager/1619

Roel Knaebel will be the new QA Manager for Novidon as per January 1st. Roel worked as ISO quality management consultant and has a lot of experience with all quality related matters. He is up to date with the latest regulations and procedures and has a continue drive to reach the highest quality standards.

Roel takes over the role from Sander Leijte. Sander has been appointed as SHE Manager at Duynie Group, the parent company of Novidon. In this new role Sander will be responsible of all Safety, Health & Environment issues at the Novidon plants in the Netherlands, Belgium and United Kingdom and the new build plant of Duynie Ingredients in the Netherlands.


<![CDATA[Christiaan Oei appointed Commercial Director]]>/en/news/christiaan-oei-appointed-commercial-director/1616

Novidon has appointed Christiaan Oei as Commercial Director. Christiaan has been with Novidon for more than 12 years. After production and supply chain he has been fulfilling the role of Area Sales Manager since 2011. In his new role Christiaan will be responsible for all commercial activities at Novidon and be part of the management team. He will also be playing an important role in product development for new market opportunities.   

Novidon also appointed Bertus Kwakernaak as Area Sales Manager per February 1st. Bertus will be responsible for sales activities in specific markets and will introduce himself later this year.


<![CDATA[ADIPEC 2018]]>/en/news/adipec-2018/1532

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) and its host, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) are set to welcome 110,000 attendees from 12-15 November in Abu Dhabi.  ADIPEC is one of the world’s largest, most important and influential oil and gas events that brings together industry stakeholders and experts to share knowledge and exchange ideas on a brighter future for the energy sector.

<![CDATA[Starch Europe Conference 2018]]>/en/news/starch-europe-conference-2018/1514

Innovating Together for a Sustainable Food System: meeting tomorrow’s demand on our agricultural resources is the theme of the annual conference of Starch Europe, November 6th in Brussels, Belgium.

At this year’s conference, Starch Europe is seeking to facilitate the debate on how continuous innovation, and contributions of the starch industry in particular, helps achieve a climate-smart, environmentally sound and sustainable food system.

A good preview is given in the guest blog post, by Jamie Fortescue, Managing Director Starch Europe. Click here to read the blog post.

Novidon is looking forward to the high level debate including speakers from the European Commission, European Parliament, farmers and academia.

<![CDATA[European Paper Bag Day]]>/en/news/european-paper-bag-day/1500

Novidon supports the first European Paper Bag Day on October 18th, an initiative from Europe’s leading kraft paper manufacturers’ and paper bags producers’ association. The annual action day aims to raise awareness among consumers about paper carrier bags as sustainable and efficient packaging of the future that contributes to fighting environmental pollution.

Paper bags are made from renewable raw materials and starch is common used in the production process. Novinexx CPB is a new innovative and sustainable potato starch based glue for multi-ply paper bags and sacks. Specially produced for the manufacturing of multiply paper bags and generating lots of benefits.

With Novinexx CPB, Novidon contributes to an even more sustainable and biodegradable paper bag. Novinexx CPB is made from sidestream potato starch which has a lower carbon footprint than traditional starch. Very sustainable and good for the environment.

<![CDATA[Supplier Symposium]]>/en/news/supplier-symposium/1494

Novidon took part at the Duynie Group’s supplier symposium October 10-11th in the Netherlands. This symposium for key suppliers was organized by Duynie Group to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the company. The theme of the symposium was “sustainable innovations”.

<![CDATA[Starch World Europe 2018]]>/en/news/starch-world-europe-2018/1483

Novidon will be present at the 3rd StarchWorld Europe conference, October 9-10th in Strasbourg, France. All starch and derivatives players will come together to discuss the opportunities and trends in the European starch market and the challenges for the future.

Starch is an indispensable ingredient in many of the products consumers use every day from food to textiles to packaging. Current trends as clean label, and organic products have direct influence on the starch market and create opportunities.


<![CDATA[International Sales Days 2018]]>/en/news/international-sales-days-2018/1469

The annual Sales Days took place September 19th and 20th. The teams of sales, marketing and supply chain of the Netherlands and United Kingdom came together at the Novidon plant in Wrexham, United Kingdom. Two days of sessions about new business innovations, product releases, marketing communications strategy and customer relationship management.

A laboratory and factory tour gave insights in the quality system and production process of the Wrexham plant, which is producing wallpaper adhesives for all over the world.

Fantastic opportunity to share knowledge, ideas, experiences and to discuss market developments. Together we work hard to face the challenges of the global potato starch market and to build a good and strong relationship with our customer.  


<![CDATA[Area Sales Manager vacancy available]]>/en/news/area-sales-manager-vacancy-available/1447

Duynie Group, founder of Novidon, believes that there is a value in everything. A manufacturing process does not create waste, it creates opportunities.  For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to innovating processes that extract the value from side stream starch and translate it into new products, services and applications.  We are innovative and entrepreneurial with side stream potato starch.  Through these values Novidon has created a unique position in the world for our suppliers and customers for example in the industry of food, pet food, paper, glue and textile.  With our products we apply starch which is processed in a traditional way from the whole potato.  Each and every day we do our utmost to meet and exceed the expectations and solve the daily challenges of our customers.