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Bens NV

Address Nijverheidsstraat, 24
2260 Oevel - Westerlo
Tel. 014282828
Fax +32 (0)14 282829
E-mail Info@bens.be
Website www.bens.be
Approval number(s) F819 KF236


  • Deep freeze storage
  • Cutting facilities

Commercialisation form

  • Deep frozen
  • Offal
  • Vacuum packed meat
  • Cuts


  • export of offal
  • export of porc

Kind of products

  • Offal
  • Porc

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Company details

Year constructed
Total land Area
68393 m²
Total built-in area
11208 m²
Types of products manufactured
- Pork (boned meat, deboned meat)
- Edible by-products (hind feet, shanks, tails, bones, fat, rind, jowl)

List of countries that have approved the establishment to export
Australia, Canada, Chili, China, Cuba, Japan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Singapore, Vietnam
Description of the area where the establishment is located
Bens is located in Westerlo (Antwerp province), on an industrial area between a canal and a major highway.
Staff information (number of employees, qualifications, etc.)
- CEO: Marcel Laeremans
- General manager: Maurits Vanden Avenne
- COO: Barend van Velde
- Export Sales: Ron Tiemes
- Production manager: Dave Verbist
- Quality assurance: Thomas Nuyts
- Number of general personnel: 120

Number of shifts
1 shift/day
Slaughter capacity (tones) per shift
NA, only deboning and cutting activity
Number of working days per week
5 days a week
Total annual slaughter capacity (tons)
NA, only deboning and cutting activity
Boning/cutting production capacity (tons)
400 tons/shift
Edible offal handling capacity (tons)
- Hind feet: 6,5 tons/day
- Shanks: 8 tons/day
- Tails: 0,5 tons/day
- Bones: 26 tons/day
- Fat: 24 tons/day
- Rind: 3 tons/day
- Jowl: 12 tons/day

Refrigerators (capacity, number, type)
- 8 chillers/refrigerators, air blast, pekasol, 418 tons (total)
- 3 Shock freezers, air blast, NH3, 120 tons
- 1 storage freezer, air blast, NH3, 2000 tons

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