BENEO Group Forum and Sales Network Meeting 2023
This year’s BENEO Group Forum and Sales Network Meeting 2023 took place in Berlin. The event started with presentations on current market situations and challenges and included sessions on Meatless® acquisition, plant-based protein, leadership, and competencies. Day two included discussions on sustainability and efforts with the new CRM tool, followed by visits to market stalls on various topics. The Sales Network Meeting’s motto was “Reunited,” and it focused on re-connecting with sales network partners from around the world. The program covered presentations on new ingredients, start-up stories, and digital collaboration, followed by workshops. The evenings were dedicated to conveying “Berlin feeling” and included a Roaring Twenties event.19
Find out what “skinny fat” body composition means
Appearing slender does not necessarily mean you are healthy, as excessive body fat on the inside while having low muscle mass is a risk factor for chronic diseases. This is known as “skinny fat” or TOFI. Asians tend to have more belly fat due to genetic differences and may develop diabetes at a lower BMI than Europeans. Consuming high glycemic carbohydrates spikes blood sugar and promotes fat storage, but using Palatinose™ can improve body composition and address belly fat.4
Palatinose™ ‒ a secret ingredient for healthy resolutions.
Make 2023 your year with the help of Palatinose™. Enjoy its many benefits such as improved performance, faster recovery, stable blood sugar levels, and fat oxidation. Try delicious recipes to incorporate Palatinose™ into your daily routine. And discover how ChatGPT, the latest AI tool, helped with writing this blog and might be a step towards a new era of AI.9
Keeping up with the newcomers of BENEO.
Today we would like to introduce you to some new colleagues at BENEO, some of whom have been with us for more than a year, but who have mainly been in the home office in recent months and therefore had little opportunity to get to know other colleagues. Charlotte and Gudrun conducted an in-depth interview with them to get to know our new colleagues better.13
Chinese New Year: Fostering Prosperity through Food.
The Chinese New Year is a festival that marks the start of the lunar calendar and more than 2 billion people around the world celebrate it in some way. Food plays an important role during this event. Chinese people love auspicious things and food eaten during the Chinese New Year typically have symbolic meanings to them. Our colleague from Singapore describes some popular dishes eaten during the festival.10
A BENEO New Year’s gig and party to remember!
BENEO in Tienen held a New Year’s Afterwork Party with live music by BENEO colleagues, a walking dinner, drinks, and a resident DJ. The party was well-attended, with the crowd singing along throughout the set. The party was organized by BENEO HR and a party committee.26
A festive dinner with a secret ingredient.
Do you fancy a festive Christmas menu? Our colleague Hanna Bean has already cooked this 3-course menu before Christmas in order to write it down step by step. The secret? A special ingredient that gives the festive dinner a unique twist.8
End of campaign in Chile celebrated with award ceremony.
The chicory campaign in Chile ended in August and was celebrated with a great award ceremony for the farmers who had made outstanding achievements during the campaign.5
Viva Mexico – Food Tech Summit & Expo.
What a feeling to sit on the plane again and travelling across the ocean. It’s been a while for me – almost 3 years! I was on my way to Mexico, very excited to be attending the Food Tech Summit in Mexico City. Loved being back in Mexico with its cheery colors, kind people, yummy […]6
Cold brew coffee & super fluffy air cake.
Today, our colleague and product manager for Palatinose™ reveals her grandma’s secret GDR recipe for her popular air cake. And to get through the baking adventure, we learn something about cold brew coffee with Palatinose™.6