Volkert Engelsman, The Netherlands

Volkert Engelsman, CEO Eosta www.eosta.com, graduated in business administration and worked for Cargill Inc USA before founding Eosta in 1990.

The Dutch company is Europe's leading importer and distributor of organic produce and runs warehouses and pre-packing facilities in Europe's main fresh produce centres. It serves major retailers in Europe, USA, Canada, Russia and the Far East.  All Eosta products carry a unique Nature & More ‘trace & tell’ (QR) code that provides retailers and consumers with direct web access to the producer and his/her ecological and social impact (www.natureandmore.com). Eosta was the first to obtain carbon credits on biodynamic composting practices (www.soilandmore.com). Eosta, Soil & More and Nature & More have been awarded various prizes, for example the Public Eye Award for corporate social responsibility at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the first prize at the Fresh Top 100 2010 and the Innovation Award 2011.
in cooperation with:
BfN
DEG
Naturland
RWE
NABU
IFOAM
NürnbergMesse
KRAFT FOODS
brands and values
WWF Deutschland
Lavera
FSC
Danone
cscp
FiBL
Rapunzel
BMZ
Rainforest Alliance
FLO
UTZ certified
DGCN
Rewe Group
Soil and More
Serviceplan
DP-DHL
ICRAF