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About Vanka-Kawat

In Asia cooking has been elevated to a real art. The age-old knowledge of this refined cuisine is still transmitted from generation to generation. Vanka-Kawat would like to share this cookery with you and the emotion that comes with enjoying Asian food and therefore we have been importing and producing both authentic and innovative Asian products for over 60 years. With our products, preparing delicious exotic meals is surprisingly simple. If you still have questions or suggestions, you can always contact us via our website.

We import a large proportion of our products directly from the Asian countries of origin to The Netherlands. The factories in Asia we do business with have a long and reliable track record in areas such as quality, sustainability and social responsibility. Dream with us on a culinary journey to Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Japan and Singapore.
We produce another part of our products in our Dutch factory, based on both authentic and innovative recipes.

Quality and service are high on our list. Our factory and wholesale are certified for the food safety program FSSC22000. Furthermore, our company works in accordance with the quality standards of HACCP and we have a modern ERP system in which matters as EDI and quality are integrated. Vanka-Kawat is also certified for the trade, import and production of organic products. With motivated employees, we work continuously to further improve our company in order to provide the best service to our customers.


EKO keurmerk


Skal certified


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Data source

GS1 Nederland

Our customers.

  • Toko’s and other specialty shops; delivery or cash&carry at our own selling points (Daily’s in Amsterdam and The Hague).
  • Supermarkets (also private labels); EDI, GS1 data source, DC, cross-dock.
  • Foodservice, wholesale en wholesale cash&carry stores.
  • Manufacturing food companies.
  • Export.

We deliver to customers throughout Europe from our main warehouse in The Hague. We also have our own cash & carry wholesalers (B2B) in Amsterdam and The Hague. Our factory is located in Zoetermeer.


Our mission.

Vanka-Kawat’s mission is to market high-quality Asian foods that consumers can use to prepare their own dishes. The awareness of the different ingredients that together form a delicious meal to your own taste is important.


What does the name Vanka-Kawat mean.

Our company was founded in 1958 by the in 2016 deceased Mr. G.L. van Kasteren. The name Vanka-Kawat is an abbreviation of the family name (Van Kasteren) Vanka combined with the name of the wire factory that the family owned in Indonesia Kawat (wire in Indonesian).