Ten Kate Vetten B.V.

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  • Handelsweg 22
  • 9563 TR Ter Apelkanaal
  • Netherlands

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Ten Kate Vetten BV produce high-quality animal fats and proteins for the food and animal feed industries and for manufacturers of technical products.

The history of our family-owned company dates back to 1920. From the outset, our key selling points have been trust, innovation and sustainability. These qualities have allowed us to grow into one of the largest producers of edible animal fats and proteins in Europe.

Our customers can rest assured that all our raw materials, products and production processes are certified according to the stringent criteria in terms of quality and food safety.

Our research department is constantly developing new fats and proteins with specific properties and substantial added value in helping our customers to operate successfully in their markets. 

Our processes are designed in such a way as to maintain a high level of energy efficiency and to keep CO2 emissions low, as well as preventing any wastage of valuable raw materials. These sustainable business practices are not only in the interests of the environment, but also allow us to save costs and operate more efficiently. 




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For the food industry we produce fats and proteins with specific properties and high added value.

Animal fats are natural ingredients that are used in many foodstuffs because of their nutritional value, taste, spreadability and consistency. We produce fats with precisely those properties. Our fats can be found in baking products such as bread, croissants, cakes and confectionery. They are also used in margarine, meat products, soups, sauces and savoury pies. We also supply special animal fats suitable for roasting, baking and frying.

Mepro is a high quality functional pork protein at low costs. Specially developed for our customers in the food and meatprocessing industry. Mepro reduces formulations costs. Mepro is a 100% pork product and produced according to FSSC 22000. 


Properties of MEPRO functional pork proteins:

- All natural ingredient (100% pork)


- Improved cost in use

- Natural colour and taste

- High water-binding capacity

- Excellent emulsifier

- Natural texture

- Meat replacement 



- Meat products

- Dry (spice) blends

- Soy replacement

- Clean label/ natural concepts  

Our company Crown Meat is a specialist supplier of pork meat products for the food and meat products industry. We also pack frozen pig products such as ears, feet and ribs for export.




Mepro 85

Improves cooked meat products and reduces formulation costs. Mepro 85 is a functional pure pork...

Ten Kate Vetten B.V. Handelsweg 22 9563 TR Ter Apelkanaal Netherlands +31 599412605 d.vegter@tenkate.nl


Animal Fats

For the food industry we produce and pack fats in boxes, tins and buckets. Animal fats are natural...

Ten Kate Vetten B.V. Handelsweg 22 9563 TR Ter Apelkanaal Netherlands +31 599412605 d.vegter@tenkate.nl

Exhibitor at the following trade fair

IFFA 2016

07.05.2016 - 12.05.2016 Hall: 4.1 Stand: L 47