August 23, 2021 – Victus Participations, the investment fund specialised in the Food & Agri sector, invests in
Contronics together with management. With its proprietary technology, Contronics provides a solution to
preserve the freshness of fruit and vegetables and prevent food waste.
Contronics, based in Sint-Oedenrode (the Netherlands), offers retailers and other players in the food sector a
solution to reduce food waste through the use of ultrasonic humidifiers (“Dry Misting”).Dry Misting has proven
to be an effective solution to preserve and hydrate fruit and vegetables, thereby improving freshness and
significantly reducing waste. Contronics is active in 30 countries and aims to strengthen its international presence in the coming years.
“Together with my business partner Feitse van der Zouw, we built a successfulFrank Bakker, General Director Contronics Dry Misting
company in the last 25 years. Contronics has shown significant growth in recent years and is ready to take the next step. With support of our loyal advisors at FBM in Nieuwegein (Derk Kropholler en Michel Pilgram) we connected with Victus Participations. Over the past months we have developed a close relationship with Victus and with the utmost confidence we will, together, continue to pursue Contronics’ mission to reduce food waste
Patrick Groeneveld, Partner Victus Participations: “Demand for Dry Misting installations has grown exponentially, driven by increasing consumer demand for fresh products on the one hand and higher awareness for food waste on the other hand, putting pressure on retailers to contribute to this challenge. The solution offered by Contronics is effective, reliable and requires a limited capital expenditure. Furthermore, the technology can be applied throughout the value chain, including storage and transportation of harvest. We spotted several opportunities for international growth and new integrations in the value chain and as a shareholder we can offer the company guidance.”Patrick Groeneveld, Partner Victus Participations
March 31, 2023 – This week, Dutch news platform ‘Nieuwe Oogst’ published an article about the positive effects of Dry Misting on the reduction of food waste throughout the entire fresh food supply chain. Read the full article here.Read more News
May 5, 2021 How Dry Misting helped family farm Laurence J Betts to win multiple ‘Grower of the Year’ Awards Following the award to L J Betts for UK Grower of the Year 2015 (and UK Edibles Grower of the Year – Vegetables, Gold award), Stephen Betts commented to Contronics Dry Misting, that his decisionRead more Press
March 31, 2023 – Manfred Gebauer noticed multiple improvements in his EDEKA store (Göppingen, DE) after the installation of Dry Misting. Read more about his experience in this (German) interview with Lebensmittel Zeitung: Click here to readRead more