HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends the 2015 Familiebedrijven Award.


On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 3rd Edition of the Familiebedrijven Award held at the Nieuwe Kerk in Den Haag.

The winner of the award went to Koninklijke De Heus.  The family owned business received the award for their “… impressive growth and development on the basis of equity and continuity to develop new initiatives. [The company] is an international and innovative family business with a healthy entrepreneurial spirit…” 

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Photo courtesy of the Familiebedrijven Award

(VIDEO) TRHs The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay Visit Scotland.

On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay — aka The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall — began their four-day visit to Scotland.

The day began with a visit Selex ES where the duke attended an event to “…mark National Women in Engineering Day.  [Whilst there the duke met with] groups of primary school girls who are participating in a range of engineering-related activities that exemplifies engineering as a creative career choice…” according to Clarence House.

Thereafter, the duke accompanied by The Duchess of Rothesay visited the Farm to Fork Food Festival in Edinburgh.  In the mid-afternoon, the duchess visited The Beach House Café and the Portobello Sailing and Kayaking Club in Edinburgh while the duke visited Breadshare.  The not-for-profit community bakery “…promotes the health benefits of nutritious ‘real bread’ made using organic ingredients and sold at affordable prices…”