• Meesterbakkers NL
  • Meesterbakkers UK
  • Meesterbakkers DE
  • Meesterbakkers FR
  • Meesterbakkers ES

Our organization

Almost 100 years of expertise
Van der Meulen the Masterbakers is an internationally renowned manufacturer of quality bakery products. With a wide range of Melba Toast, Rusks and Rye Bread, Van der Meulen markets bakery products which have an added value for its business partners. Van der Meulen is also the only European manufacturer of Organic Crispbake and Organic Melba Toast.

Our quality system
Since 1910 Van der Meulen has been baking products with the best ingredients and has therefore gained a thorough knowledge of baking and the accompanying processes. The quality is monitored by means of a consistent and solid quality system so that Van der Meulen meets the highest standards of quality. Van der Meulen holds the following certificates: BRC (British Retail Consortium), IFS (International Food Standard), GMP (Good Manufacturing/Managing Practice) and SKAL (the inspection and certification body for organic production in the Netherlands).

If you have any questions about our quality system you can email us at: info@meulenhallum.nl

Our brand
We are continually maintaining and further expanding our Van der Meulen brand by quickly anticipating the most current wishes and needs of the market and therefore the end user: the consumer!

Product development & Innovation
Investments in continual market and consumer research ensure that the wishes and needs of the market are translated into continual product development and innovation. Wishes of customers are adequately and quickly developed from the concept phase to a completely new product. This is made possible by our team of extremely motivated product developers who have already earned their place in the market. In addition to providing tailor-made product developments, the team of course also aims for new innovations which will be an improvement for the market.

Private Labels
Van der Meulen also devotes its knowledge and experience to developing Private Label products for retail and business-to-business contacts. The basis for this spearhead lies in being able to quickly anticipate the customer-specific wishes and needs of the Dutch and the international market. Central to this is the investment in long-term relations with our customers, which has resulted in a wide range of Private Label products, which are purchased by leading retailers in the Netherlands and abroad.


Ethical Code
Van Der Meulen's board - The Master Bakers hereby declare that they take all necessary precautions when it comes to (food) safety, legality and product quality for humans, animals and the environment, when performing their business activities.

Policy is geared towards giving the execution and upholding of business activities high priority and on maintaining and improving a care system for food safety and quality in an ethical and socially responsible manner. Our core values support and determine how everyone within our organization acts and behaves. This is also the case for our business partners.

Hallum, November 2014

Johannes van der Meulen,
CEO