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Colruyt Group
Colruyt Group

Profile

Retail  Group  active  in  the  distribution  of  food  and  non-food  products  throughout  Belgium,  France  and  Luxembourg. Other activities include fuel distribution, digital printing solutions and green energy production. Colruyt Group has its own production facilities for meat processing, bread, cheese cutting, wine bottling  and  coffee  roasting.  The  mission  is  creating  sustainable   added   value   together,   through   value-driven craftsmanship in retail.

Competences & Capabilities

The main areas of specialisation are:

  • Digital shopping solutions for consumers
  • Digital supply chain
  • Digital personalisation
  • Data quality
  • Consumer behaviour change
  • Food and health
  • Food and environmental footprint
  • Innovative food products
  • Sustainable packaging
Colruyt Group

Colruyt Group, Edingensesteenweg 196, 1500 Halle, Belgium

https://www.colruytgroup.com

Contact

Veerle Poppe EIT lead veerle.poppe@colruytgroup.com
+32 477 971 673

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Colruyt Group
Education

Circular Food Generator Track

Food Generator Track is a competition which challenges Master or PhD students of 3 Universities to develop new, innovative solutions for and from food losses of production facilities and retail activities.

Colruyt Group
Innovation

GLAD - Green Last Mile Delivery: a more sustainable way for food home delivery tailored to consumer needs

Consumers are looking for convenience. This is reflected in the growth of food e-delivery. However, the extra traffic causes problems in dense populated areas and has a high impact on the environment (CO2, particulate matter,….).

Colruyt Group
COVID-19

Mtching COVID

Mtching COVID will launch a platform connecting recovering COVID-19 patients with dietitians and health coaches to motivate them, follow-up and provide inspiring recipes.

Colruyt Group
Innovation

SmartFoodLogging (SFL)

In the fight against chronic diet-related diseases it is the EU food and health system organization’s aim to improve consumers’ food literacy. Food education in a form of professional personalised advice is more trusted and accepted by consumers.

Colruyt Group
COVID-19

Healthtricous

Healthricous will introduce a digital solution that makes shopping, cooking and keeping track of the daily food intake easy and accessible.

Colruyt Group
COVID-19

Robin Food

Robin Food includes vulnerable groups in the revalorisation of extra leftovers in the food chain.

Colruyt Group
Innovation

Better for the environment, better for my health

The starting point is the clear link between the dietary pattern of consumers and the environmental footprint of these patterns.

Colruyt Group
Innovation

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

A substantial part of the food industries' produce ends up to now as waste.

Colruyt Group
Innovation

The development of organic supply chains that drive fair, transparent and healthy options for the consumer

The organic food supply system in Europe must rank among one of the most important in terms of trust. Our citizens make purchasing choices around organic food based on a wide range of issues which include sustainability, ethics, food safety and nutrition.

Colruyt Group
Public Engagement

EATrends & food fashion week

EATrends and food fashion week is raising awareness of the key trends that are shaping food innovation today, and empowering people to influence the way they eat.

Colruyt Group
Innovation

PERFECT - Plant Extract for Reduced-sugar Foods, including Extruded Cereals, bars & biscuits, using innovative processing Technologies

Excessive sugar consumption is a contributing factor for a variety of non-communicable diseases (e.g. diabetes, that currently affects 9% of the global population).

Colruyt Group
Public Engagement

‘SEE & EAT’: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets 2020

Healthy eating in childhood tracks into adulthood, so promoting dietary variety should begin early.