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June 8, 2024
Consumer Packaged Goods

Frozen food maker Nomad Foods has appointed Ruben Baldew as its new chief financial officer, effective 17 June 2024. Baldew will succeed Samy Zekhout, who has stepped down to explore other opportunities outside of Nomad Foods. Zekhout will remain with the company until 31 July to ensure a smooth transition of duties, the Birds Eye maker noted.

June 8, 2024
Consumer Packaged Goods

Danish Crown has accelerated the search process for a new chief executive following the announcement by current CEO Jais Valeur that he intends to step down from his role. Valeur, who joined the company as CEO in 2015, will remain in his position until a replacement is found “to ensure no momentum is lost during the recruitment process,” Danish Crown explained.

June 8, 2024
Consumer Packaged Goods

Heineken has achieved a significant milestone with the completion of its first large-scale regenerative agriculture barley harvest in Europe. The initiative, developed through Heineken’s Transitions programme and in collaboration with French cooperative Vivescia and its malt subsidiary Malteurop, represents the company’s first foray into regenerative farming at scale.

May 31, 2024
Consumer Packaged Goods

Luxembourg-based Ferrero sources hazelnuts, cocoa, palm oil, sugar, milk and eggs to make its products. In its hazelnut supply chain, Ferrero achieved 90% traceability in the 2022-23 fiscal year, up from 79% in 2021-22. Satellite mapping helped increase traceability of cocoa back to the farm level to 93% in the most recent fiscal year.

May 31, 2024
Consumer Packaged Goods

The trial involves a dry molded fibre bottle, which is 90% paper, featuring a thin plastic liner and a foil seal. The bottle can be recycled in standard paper streams without the need for consumers to separate the plastic liner from the paper bottle when disposing.

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