Blog posts

Alberts blogs about topics related to the food, vending and manufacturing industry. In line with our transparent approach to business, we also share insights on how we “do” things at Alberts – as it is, un-edited. Discover the world of smoothies, robotics and startups!

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Recommender Systems: from Customization to Personalization (and Beyond)

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What if you never got stuck on thinking about what to eat? What if someone else presented you day after day with the exact meal you did not even know...
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3 Vending Benefits that Every Facility Manager Should Know

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The availability of healthy nutrition in the office is becoming a must-have in companies all around the world. The best way to offer snacks 24/7? An automatic vending machine. However,...

Alberts App 2020 – Update 3.0.0.

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We’ve got some exciting new things to share about the new Alberts App update for 2020!  Keeping up with the times and with the most requested features, we’ve integrated some...
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How to Boost your Immune System with these healthy food habits

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  A strong immune system has always been super important to stay as healthy as possible. It helps protect you from all bacteria and viruses and especially today, we need…

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Update 2020: Towards a smoother experience… and beyond!

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These last few months, we have been preparing something big: our first series production with our local partner. The production will have a capacity of 10 smoothie stations per month....
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Boost Your Brain with These Healthy Snacks

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  Exam period has hit the town and you know what that means… your valuable student brain is gonna get a serious workout, your kids are gonna need some mother’s…

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Basic Things You Need to Know about Food Safety & Hygiene

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Have you ever suffered from food poisoning? Then you know better than anyone why food safety and hygiene are so important! Every food manufacturer takes the food safety standards to…

food waste

5 Things You Can Do About Food Waste Right Now

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In the Western world, we waste three times the amount of food needed to feed the hungriest people. This means that 30% of all food globally produced is lost somewhere...
healthy eating habits that stick

Nutrition Month: 6 Expert Tips for Healthy Eating Habits that Stick!

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March is Nutrition Month at Alberts, a month that is all about unlocking the power of healthy food! In March, we especially focus on the power of frozen food, the...
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Why We Use Frozen Food Ingredients

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Frozen food is on the rise. This is largely because of its convenience. According to the latest reports, out of all segments, especially Millennials seem to buy into the frozen...
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Healthy Eating Habits at Work? It’s Easy if you do it Smart!

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Think maintaining healthy eating habits at work is hard? Nah! Not if you have the right tools and mindset to make it happen. Read on to find out more! Healthy...
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Smoothies vs. Juicing – Which Is Better for You?

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We see juice bars and smoothie bars everywhere. "Homemade" juices and fresh smoothies are becoming menu staples all over the place. But what is a smoothie? And what is the...
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Promoting Healthy Food in the Workplace: The Importance of Healthy Eating at Work

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Being productive, it all starts with food. Eating healthy food helps your digestive system function optimally. Consequently, you will sleep better. You’ll be able to concentrate better. Doing your work...
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The Alberts App Redesigned: here’s what has changed!

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Only a few months ago (can you believe it?), we launched the Alberts app for iPhone and Android to the greater public. We had beta-testers thoroughly try out the app...
food labels

How to Read Food labels: What’s on a label?

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  In Belgium, about 60% of shoppers claim to check the nutritional value stated of food products before they buy them. Mainly, they’ll look at the food labels for the…

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Get Creative with your Smoothies: Alberts App Available on Android and iPhone!

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This month, we launched the world’s first app that lets you make your own smoothies: the Alberts App.  You like it sweet and your friend likes it sour? You want your...
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What’s It Like Working at a Startup: 4 Myths Unraveled

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If you're like me, maybe you're wondering if it’s in your best interest to work in the safe environment of a big corporate where you have the chance to climb...
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Why We Love Robotic Co-Workers (And You Should, Too!)

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  The future of robotics has never seemed more bright for SMEs. At Alberts, we love working with robotic co-workers. In fact, co-bot Franka joined our development team quite smoothly….

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How to Become a Member of Belgium’s Healthy 50?

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Workplace health is a hot topic these days. We are here to deliver an easy solution to upgrade your employees' wellbeing. Join H50!   Once upon a time, two recently...
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Health in Belgium: Employees Want More Healthy Alternatives in the Workplace

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50% of Belgian employees would choose different snacks if more healthy alternatives were available at work. Here are the facts and how you can take action. We all know the...
Health at work

Health at Work: A Blessing or a Curse?

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Employee well-being is a major topic these days. Question is whether you, as an employer, should interpret the growing demand for Health at Work as a blessing or a curse....