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VHL is a university of applied sciences. We train high-quality, ambitious and innovative professionals who contribute to a more sustainable world. The curricula of VHL University of Applied Sciences focus on the domains Delta Areas and Resources - Food and Dairy - Animal and Business.


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Combating imbalance in our food and drink

16-03-2015 • Lecturer Anne Schaafsma (Food Health & Safety) will hold his inaugural lecture at VHL in Leeuwarden on Thursday 19 March 2015. The lectorate will be engaged in various aspects of food safety in the coming years.  read more

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Over 8000 visitors for Smaakparadijs

06-03-2015 • The Smaakparadijs (Paradise of Taste) in the Nature Museum Friesland attracted over 8000 visitors in the last two weeks. In the museum, children could discover the basic tastes sweet, sour, salt and bitter, as well as old and new tastes.  read more

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Special soup for children

Jelmer Stoffelsma is a third year student Food Technology at VHL in Leeuwarden. In the module Food Product Development he was part of a project team concerned with the development of a soup especially for children.  read more

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The technical side of food

Douwe van der Zee is a third year student Food Technology at VHL University of Applied Sciences in Leeuwarden, with the specialisations Food Technology and Process Engineering. In the third year he was president of a project team concerned with the improvement of banana chips.  read more

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