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In the series “Wie geht das?” NDR (the North German Broadcasting Group) follows up on everyday matters of interest to find out how things work. As part of their reporting agenda, which pursues specific themes and offers interesting glimpses behind the scenes, the editors and camera team were recently also guests of the Emsland Group.


The Emsland Group has now also gotten involved in a promotion run by the volunteer fire department in Emlichheim, in which fire buckets were placed at the doorstep of many houses to draw attention to the lack of volunteers.

FiAsia 2017

This year again Emsland Group will exhibit at the Food Ingredients Asia. With an open booth in the front row we will present the latest highlights in the segments snacks, soups & sauces as well as glass noodles.

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The Emsland Group had good reason to be excited about their very important guests end of July 2017. The following CDU State Parliamentary Group representatives traveled to Emlichheim to visit Emsland Group’s main plant:

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On August 1st, 2017, Emsland Group welcomed all of its new trainees to its Emlichheim location. All 12 available training positions here were filled. In his welcoming talk, Udo Hinkelmann, Executive Director of the corporation, said that this is a very positive sign.

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On the evening of Thursday, July 27th, 2017, a successful barbecue gathering once again took place at the premises of Emsland-Stärke GmbH in Emlichheim. Management invited all the staff of Emsland-Stärke GmbH and Emsland Food GmbH in Emlichheim as well as the employees of Emsland Logistics GmbH & Co. KG to the event.

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The relevance of high quality and, above all, safe foodstuffs among today's consumers is higher than ever. That is why the FSSC–Standard (Food Safety System Certification 22000) plays such a decisive role in the safe manufacture of foodstuffs and food ingredients, and has now also gained international significance.

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On his tour through the parliament election districts in Lower Saxony, Prime Minister Stephan Weil will also be visiting Emlichheim on July 26, 2017, where he will visit the main headquarters of the Emsland Group.

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Emsland-Stärke GmbH in Emlichheim has paid potato farmers more money than originally planned for last year’s harvest. The Group is hoping for enough rain in the coming weeks to ensure that this year’s harvest will also be a good one.

Gluten Free

“Gluten-free” is rightly becoming the subject of increasing importance and receives worldwide attention. The number of consumers who adopt a gluten-free diet is constantly growing.


The Emsland Group will once again present its product highlights at this year’s “KlärschlammTagen” of the DWA. We offer natural flocculants based on regionally-produced potato and pea starch.

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In this edition of our Emsland Innovation News you get informed about current projects, personnel changes and the latest equipment within our Emsland Innovation Germany, the Innovation Centre of the Emsland Group.

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Also this year, the Emsland Group invited both, girls and boys, to participate in the traditional "Girls’ Day". This year around 40 guests came to the headquarters in Emlichheim to gain an interesting insight in the professional life.


As a global leader in dehydrated potatoes Emsland Group supporting the market growth for high quality potato flakes. That’s why Emsland Group is presenting its wide range for snack products also this year, beginning with the SNACKEX, taking place in Vienna, Austria.

GreenTec Awards

The compostable diaper by Fairwindel has been nominated for this year’s GreenTec Award. Once more, a product to which the Emsland Group has made significant contributions joins the competition.

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Meeting up the rising trend of gelatin free and protein enriched products, Emsland Group has introduced a new confectionery concept: a Jelly Bar. The ingredient supplier has created a transparent, flexible, elastic fruit-bar produced by an extrusion – or molding process.

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On January 25, 2017, over 300 shareholders gathered in Meppen for this year’s annual general meeting of the holding company Emsland-Stärke AG.

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In this edition of our Emsland Innovation News you get informed about current projects, personnel changes and the latest equipment within our Emsland Innovation Germany, the Innovation Centre of the Emsland Group.

Finance Conference II

The topic of finance was the focus of a two-day conference held on January 18-19, 2017.