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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
Innovation

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

The objective of the GLAD activity (Green last mile delivery) is to develop both a strategy and a platform that helps making the last mile in food e-commerce at the same time sustainable and adapted to consumer needs while taking into account the economic reality

Colruyt Group
Innovation

SmartFoodLogging (SFL)

SFL will develop a platform where health coaches and consumers come together to motivate user reaching their goal

Colruyt Group
Innovation

Better for the environment, better for my health

The objective of the ‘Better for the environment, better for your health’ solution is to raise the consumer’s understanding of the impact of food production and consumption on the environment and link this with their dietary patterns

Colruyt Group
Innovation

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

The goal of this project is to enable companies worldwide to easily identify candidate side streams for valorisation to catalyse match-making between suppliers and buyers and to build a knowledge base for EIT Food making this European consortium a game changer in the global circular bioeconomy

Colruyt Group
Innovation

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

On a global basis the amount of fraud occurring in the organic supply system is growing rapidly and issues are appearing on a weekly basis

Colruyt Group
Public Engagement

EATrends & food fashion week

Events will take place in Spain and Belgium during 2019, engaging members of the public in food trends and innovations, enabling them to have a leading role and become real influencers

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

Colruyt Group
Innovation

REIMS-based analysis platform for improved traceability and consumer purchase intention of high-end food products

In the last decades, a number of food crises, have threatened consumer confidence in the food industry, driving food business operators to go beyond mandatory traceability requirements and develop systems which integrate information at all stages of the supply chain

Colruyt Group
Public Engagement

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

Children’s food preferences depend on food familiarity and liking, and research shows that visually familiarizing children with foods before they taste them (e