HG is a specialist supplier of cleaning and maintenance products. The company, which is active in several European markets, was acquired from the founding family. Since then, HG has implemented an ambitious expansion strategy. Its mission: to make sure that HG products are found in every kitchen cabinet in Europe.Read more View video
Pré Pain & Smithuis
Pré Pain & Smithuis pioneered the Dutch bake-off market from the start in the 90’s. A high level of product knowledge and innovation have resulted in strong growth, ensuring a position as thought leader in the Dutch bake-off market. The company has a close relationships with its clients with whom it co-develops products and together build the category.Read more View video
Socaz (Kroon-Oil / De Oliebron)
Socaz has its origins with De Oliebron, a Dutch lubricant manufacturer established in 1891. The organization is primarily known for its two household brands: Kroon Oil and Putoline. Socaz was acquired from Royal Dutch Shell together with the management, which subsequently developed the company into a high-growth niche player.Read more View video
Peijnenburg has been synonymous with high-quality gingerbread cake and cereal snack bars since 1883. Its consistent focus on product innovation has allowed the company to break into new market. In doing so, it uses highly its successful “Rinus Michels” marketing campaigns to find and bind consumers.Read more View video
Salad Signature produces spreadable salads for use on bread or toast. It is the undisputed market leader in the Benelux, which it targets with several top brands, including Johma, Delio and Westland. A fascinating story that started with the spin-off of a Belgian manufacturing plant.Read more View video
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