Peter Verstrate, Food Technician

Peter’s area of expertise lies in identifying, structuring and implementing sustainable improvements in primary processes (sourcing, production, logistics) as well as setting up / improving Research & Development departments. Peter is also a board member of the InVitromeat Foundation; which was created to raise funds for the development of the process to grow meat tissue from stem cells.

Alongside his work with Maastricht University and Professor Post, Peter is Interim Business Unit Director Hulshof Protein Technologies and is responsible for the improvement and growth of an existing production and sales unit for animal proteins. He is also leading a project that involves the implementation of a new and innovative process to isolate high value proteins from animal by-products.

Peter gained his MSc Food Technology & Agriculture at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, specialising in chemistry, microbiology and toxicology.

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