FOOD BUSINESS NO. 01
The Netherlands [SUPERMARKET]
The last time we visited Marqt (see Issue 15), founded in Amsterdam in 2008 by entrepreneurs Quirijn Bolle and Meike Beeren, it was distinguishing itself through select partnerships with local producers, ranging from regional farmers to artisan bakers.
Products are still delivered directly and prices are determined by the producers, with Marqt receiving a percentage of the profits. The idea is to put the “market” back in supermarket, with a commitment to fresh and sustainably sourced…