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  • Chinese New Year: Fostering Prosperity through Food.

    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…

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  • A festive dinner with a secret ingredient.

    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.

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  • Cold brew coffee & super fluffy air cake.

    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™.

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  • Blood glucose and gut microbes.

    Blood glucose and gut microbes.

    Did you know that your gut microbes as well as your blood sugar level can beneficially influence your immune system in COVID-19 times? At the BENEO-Institute, we looked at this phenomenon a bit closer.

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  • My first experience as flying reporter – Interviewing triathlete Austin Carter.

    My first experience as flying reporter – Interviewing triathlete Austin Carter.

    Austin Carter is a 21 year old triathlete from New Zealand that we at BENEO, are proud to sponsor, as we see him grow every year. So when we heard that he would be training in Spain for several months, we knew we had to grab this chance to meet him in person.

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  • A different kind of interview about winning Olympic Gold

    A different kind of interview about winning Olympic Gold

    Read more about an interview with Tanja Callewaert, a Belgian sports nutritionist and dietitian. Tanja is the nutrition coach for the Belgium women’s national gymnastics team, Team BELGYM, who won gold in the 2020 Olympics with Nina Derwael.

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  • Yellow team spirit, from Brussels to Paris.

    Yellow team spirit, from Brussels to Paris.

    Team Rynkeby Belgium is part of the Team Rynkeby Foundation, which includes 65 teams in 8 European countries. We had a talk with Morten Petersen, the country manager of the Belgian Rynkeby team. In this interview he tells us a bit more about the team, their goals and his experiences with Palatinose™.

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  • Can you feel the Yellow Spirit?

    Can you feel the Yellow Spirit?

    In preparation for their TOUR DE PARIS 2022, the Team Rynkeby Hohes C in their yellow jerseys visited us in June on one of their weekend training rides. We wanted to find out how BENEO’s unique carbohydrate Palatinose™ helps them in their sport and what they like about it. For this reason, we interviewed two…

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  • Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium: My co-worker saved the day.   

    Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium: My co-worker saved the day.   

    This year’s symposium took place at the end of May in Bonita Springs, Florida. It is an educational event for health care professionals like registered dietitians and nutritionists. I had prepared this show to the tiniest detail…

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  • Do you like vegan food?  

    Do you like vegan food?  

    Earlier this year our colleague Freeke Sterckx was invited to join the Northern European team to visit chef Pieter-Jan Lint in his restaurant, Amaranth. The idea was to taste and develop vegan recipes that highlight the benefits of BENEO’s plant-based portfolio. It resulted in an exchange and many exciting recipes.

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