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Important discussions and drama at the announcement of finalists

On 3 June, the ReThink Protein Challenge got one step closer to the end. A panel of nutrition and consumer behaviour experts discussed the importance of involving the consumer in the protein transition. This insightful session, which provided the student teams with...

Meet the finalists of the ReThink Protein Challenge’2

Twelve international student teams will present their idea for producing sustainable, healthy and affordable protein during the Grand Finale of the Rethink Protein Challenge, organized by Wageningen University & Research. On 25 June the teams will present their...

Behavior gap: Dutch wish to eat less meat, but data shows little change in appetite

More consumers in the Netherlands intend to reduce their meat intake, with ever more vegetarians, vegans and flexitarians. However, data from Wageningen Economic Research in the Netherlands shows that meat intake has remained stable in recent years and is still ...

ReThink Protein Challenge enters next stage: students consult coaches during online speed dates

The ReThink Protein Challenge is gearing up. On 22 April, students participated in online speed dates to discuss their ideas, opportunities and obstacles with coaches. Time to catch up with some of the participating teams. Team Blue Chitin and Team ProScrappers sha...

Coaches advise students in online speed dates

On 22 April, students and coaches participating in the ReThink Protein Challenge got together again. In online speed dates, students were free to discuss their ideas, opportunities and obstacles with coaches like Henk Wymenga (Wageningen Ambassadors) and Huiberdien...

Students tackle world’s protein problem in ReThink Protein Challenge

The search for alternative proteins has never been stronger as Wageningen University & Research (WUR) estimates that by 2050, 30 to 40 percent more protein will be needed to feed the world. To tackle this conundrum, WUR has launched the second ...