De Smaakspecialist

Certified B Corporation

North Brabant, Netherlands The

Certified Since

December 2018


Food products



Operates In

Netherlands The

De Smaakspecialist is constantly on the move to make responsible food available to everyone. Their enormous passion for food combined with a great deal of knowledge and experience allow them to make valuable impact every single day. They do this together with their customers, partners, communities and a very spirited team of colleagues. Day in, day out. How? By developing, producing and distributing organic, nutritious and, most of all, delicious food with their brands Smaakt, Biotoday & RAW Organic Food. They believe education and inspiration about food can make an important contribution in making a conscious choice about what you eat. An impactful choice for yourself, for your environment, for today and for tomorrow. A choice which is different for everyone. Which can be motivated by different reasons such as the impact it has on the environment, on animals, on labour conditions or on health. A choice which is never wrong, when it’s made in a conscious way and can contribute to the quality of life on this earth, both right now and in the future. For that reason they developed impact programms such as 'KidsProef, 'Organic Kitchen' and the 'Bio Proeflokaal'. They are happy to share the knowledge they have acquired with everyone, just as they love to learn from others.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, De Smaakspecialist earned an overall score of 81.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.3

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.9
Corporate Accountability0.0
+ Mission Locked7.5

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 17.1

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Compensation & Wages2.1
Training & Education1.2
Worker Ownership0.0
Management & Worker Communication1.3
Job Flexibility/Corporate Culture1.8
Occupational Health & Safety0.3

Community 23.6

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Job Creation0.0
Diversity & Inclusion1.8
Civic Engagement & Giving6.4
Local Involvement5.2
Suppliers, Distributors & Product9.3

Environment 26.6

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Land, Office, Plant3.5
Transportation, Distribution & Suppliers1.3
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation14

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2018 Overall B Impact Score81.8

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