The Dutch Limited company Yellow Pallet B.V. was first established in January 2012. With the support of Startlife, Oost N.V., Wageningen University and Research Center and impact investor BothSidesNow, Yellow Pallet has been able to conduct research, execute the required tests and to establish the business. Yellow Pallet works exclusively with very experienced strategic mechanical engineering partners to realise the factories and services that produce blocks and pallets from banana fiber.

The founders of Yellow Pallet are Hein van Opstal (MSc, MBA) and Gert Kema (MSc, PhD). The daily management of the company is executed by Hein van Opstal. Gert Kema is employed by Wageningen University and Research Center and coordinates global research programs aiming at disease management in banana production

Yellow Pallet is supported by a group of experienced private impact investors and funds.

Technical & Financial Support


Office of the Secretary of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands


Wageningen University & Research

Climate - KIC

Benefits of Nature

PPM Oost

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