Vicky Hampton is a British-born Amsterdammer who has been living in her adoptive country since 2006. With a degree in English Literature and a cookery qualification from Cordon Bleu, she’s always been as passionate about the written word as she is about food. Whether it’s annual reports for a multi-national retailer or content management for a start-up city tours company, you can be sure Vicky can find the right words‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍…‍‍‍

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"The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite” – A.J. Liebling

about the writer

copywriting | annual & CSR reporting | brand communications

Eating Europe is a culinary tour company operating in five cities. As Editorial and Content Manager, I was responsible for all written content, including the company's‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍ websites, blogs, newsletters, press releases, brochures, and more.‍‍‍

Eating Europe Food Tours


I've written articles for ‍‍‍the NYT, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, Olive, Monocle, Forbes and Time Out. I've also contributed to several guidebooks to Amsterdam and the ‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍Netherlands, including the Rough Guide, Michelin Guide and Eyewitness Guide.

‍‍‍‍‍‍Van Lanschot Kempen‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍

‍‍‍‍‍‍Van Lanschot Kempen is a private wealth manager, offering services in private banking, asset management, merchant banking and more. I am responsible for writing the narrative chapters of their annual report, as well as editing other sections.‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍

Hooghoudt is one of the oldest, most famous jenever distilleries in the Netherlands. As a copywriter, I've crafted text for their labels, website, press materials and manifesto - including several Dutch to English translations.



Ahold is a (food) retailer with stores in both Europe and the U.S. As their corporate writer, I was responsible for their sustainability report for four years running, as well as various other (sustainability) communications.

IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative

IDH is a Dutch NGO whose aim is to make commodities like tea, coffee and fresh produce more sustainable globally. As a CSR specialist, I've been editing their sustainability reports and annual plans for three years.

Lovechock is a raw, organic brand of chocolate - a Dutch business with international aspirations. As a specialist in food communications, I wrote Lovechock's concept copy and product taglines.



Pinch is a start-up dumpling company in Amsterdam, looking to run pop-up events and supply stores with dumplings. As a copywriter, I developed their web copy and provide ongoing consultancy services.

‍‍‍Interall Group

Interall produces promotional products, gifts and giveaways for companies. For the last few years, I've helped them write, edit and translate their copy for a wide range of media and purposes.‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍