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Meet the Buyer x ISS

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free for members

Our Meet the Buyer sessions are designed to connect passionate food entrepreneurs with possible customers, buyers, and/or category managers. Monthly, we invite buyers from all different categories of the food scene, like; supermarkets, online retailers, hotel chains, wholesalers, restaurant owners, etc. These sessions offer exclusive sales opportunities, feedback, and/or professional connections, you won’t get anywhere else. In this session, we welcome ISS!

About ISS
ISS (International Service System) is a global company specializing in facility services. The company offers a wide range of services, including cleaning, catering, security, technical maintenance and office support. ISS focuses on improving the workplace experience and optimizing operational efficiency for businesses and organizations in various industries.

ISS was founded in 1901 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company has a global presence with offices in dozens of countries and serves a diverse group of customers ranging from small businesses to large multinational corporations.
ISS strives to create workplaces that contribute to employee health, well-being and productivity, and to help customers achieve their strategic goals through effective and efficient facility services.
The company is known for its integrated facility management solutions, combining multiple services to provide a total package of facility support.

Requirements ISS
– Products about contemporary trends
– Products that emit less CO2 than the alternative
– Products made from waste streams
– Products that contribute to biodiversity
– Available through Bidfood and possibly Instock

Attending from the team

Ben Hardeman, Category manager
Douwe Driehuis, Head of Innovation/Sustainability & Workplace Management
Jurgen Houweling, Head of Food
Marc Nieuwmeijer, Food Specialist

KR’s requirements:
– Be a member of the KR Community
– Arrive on time, assets prepared (tasting materials/presentation documents prepped) and ready to pitch
– As space is limited and time precious, please understand that KR and the guest buyer will select the most relevant food companies to see during each session as it relates to the buyer’s/company’s focus.
– You can also leave your product(s) behind for the buyer, KR will collect your feedback.

How does it work?
– We offer time slots of 10 minutes per company. This might sound short, but it’s definitely long enough to make a lasting impression.
– Applications for this MTB session will close on September 16. If selected, we will contact you the week prior with time slot details.


September 30
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free for members
Event Category:


Kitchen Republic


Scale-Up Kitchen
Nieuwe Hemweg 14 A
Amsterdam, 1013 BG Netherlands
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