The VanDrie Group, a Dutch family-run company with branches in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy and Germany, produces veal and beef, (calf) feed, raw dairy materials and calfskins. We work with respect for people and animals in a modern, safe, hygienic environment with an eye for training and development.
Almost twenty years ago, Colince Kouwa had to leave his native country Cameroon for an asylum seekers’ centre in Groningen. ‘My homeland was at war with Nigeria; a political conflict about oil,’ he says in a charming mix of Dutch and French. ‘I had to flee.’
Anyone who visits the ESA office will notice immediately that Carola van Uffelen has a heart for hospitality. She speaks warmly with customers from behind the reception desk and her colleagues like to drop by to have a chat.