December 14, 2017

Worldchefs gains tasty, healthy and decorative new partner in Koppert Cress

DECEMBER 2017: Koppert Cress, purveyor of a range of fine microgreens, has recently been named Official Partner of Worldchefs, Official Product Sponsor of Worldchefs Global Competitions, and Official Sponsor of Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018: Asia on a Plate.

“Koppert Cress is based in a small town in the heart of the Netherlands, but known internationally for their superior products, chosen by our chefs for taste, health benefits and decorative appeal,” said Thomas Gugler, Worldchefs President. “We are delighted to bring them on board as Official Partner and look forward to collaborating over the coming months.”


As part of the partnership agreement, Koppert Cress products are to be mandatory ingredients in the Global Chefs Challenge Competition Series, taking place July 12 – 14 as part of Worldchefs Congress & Expo. Chefs selected in rigorous semi-finals across the globe will compete in the categories of Global Chefs, Global Pastry Chefs and Global Young Chefs. Register today to catch all the competition action live at


“The Global Chefs Challenge represents the highest global standards in the world of culinary competitions. We are proud to be a part of this prestigious event, and to have the chance to work closely with Worldchefs as a global authority on food,” said Marc Bonsmann, Koppert Cress.


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About Worldchefs

Worldchefs is a thriving global network of more than 100 chefs associations, representing professional chefs at all levels and across all areas of expertise worldwide. Founded in1928 at the Sorbonne in Paris with the venerable August Escoffier as Honorary President, Worldchefs is a global authority on food. Worldchefs establishes impact through leadership and action in three core areas: education – includes our landmark Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program, ongoing professional development & training, and the world’s first global culinary certification; events & competition – Worldchefs provides a gateway to global events and hosts the landmark biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo, home to the Global Chefs Challenge where the world’s best chefs meet to compete; and Feed the Planet – delivers humanitarian and sustainability initiatives which create better lives, better food and better futures across the planet.


Andrea Petruzella 

PR & Marketing Manager, Worldchefs 
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About Koppert Cress

Koppert Cress is on a never-ending quest to find natural, innovative ingredients that chefs can use to intensify the taste, scent or presentation of their dishes. A huge international network of biologists, plant experts and gastronomists support a steady stream of products, that meet the ever higher culinary demands of restaurants around the world.


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Global Partners

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Koppert Cress
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