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Our Mission

Supplying quality, plant-based ingredients to the food industry’s innovators & leaders.

The food business is evolving and moving faster than ever. Consumers are demanding more plant-based food options and rightfully so. They want to eat healthy and commit to sustainable food ingredients to preserve our planet for generations to come. Green Boy helps food manufacturers fulfill this increasing demand by supplying the highest quality NON-GMO and Organic food ingredients on a global scale.


A young company growing fast.

Green Boy was founded in 2016, and has been unstoppable ever since. Here are a few of our company highlights.

Aug 2016

Our inception. Green Boy was founded by Peter van Dijken and Frederik Otten in 2016 simultaneously opened up offices in Amsterdam and Los Angeles.

Dec 2018

Opening of an office in Hong Kong for quality control and support for imported ingredients out of Southeast Asia.

Jan 2020

Green Boy acquires Sweet Nature Inc.— a non-GMO, organic syrup distributor and supplier in the U.S.

Apr 2020

Green Boy launches Green Boy Products, a retail line of single ingredient, plant-based protein powders.

Sep 2020

Green Boy launches Plant-Meat Protein™, a plant-based protein for plant-based meat for the food industry.

Feb 2021

Green Boy opens up an office in Sydney to supply the Australian market with a focus on plant-based proteins.

Jul 2021

Green Boy launches Plant-Dairy Protein™, a plant-based protein for plant-based dairy products for the food industry.

Jan 2022

Green Boy opens up a Food Lab at their Downtown, Los Angeles location to further develop ranges of plant-based proteins.

Jul 2022

Green Boy launches Plant-Drink Protein™, a plant-based protein developed for plant-based drink products for the food industry.

Nov 2022

Former Interfood CEO Jeroen van den Heuvel joins Green Boy Group as new Managing Director.

Jan 2023

Green Boy co-founder and CEO Peter van Dijken joins the Plant Based Food Association as a Board Member.

Feb 2023

Green Boy opens up an office in Chicago with Thomas Smit as the Commercial Director to further supply the US market.

Jul 2023

In collaboration with narrate. Green Boy conducts a Life Cycle Assessment on all its plant-based protein ingredients.

Mar 2024

Green Boy invests in Sigma Oil Seeds B.V., a manufacturer and global supplier of plant-based organic and conventional oils and fats.

April 2024

Green Boy Amsterdam is now IFS – International Featured Standards certified receiving a ‘Higher Level’ Score.

Feb 2024

Green Boy opens a new Pet food division,  supplying plant-based starches, sweeteners, proteins, and fibers.


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