Brazilian food company BRF SA has named Elcio Ito as chief financial officer replacing Lorival Luz, who had held the role on an interim capacity, according to a securities filing on Monday.
The board, which approved Ito’s appointment at a meeting on Aug. 31, also named Leonardo Dallorto as the company’s vice-president of integrated planning and hired Rubens Pereira as vice-president of strategy, management and innovation.
By Ana Mano
A new technology that speeds up bacterial testing in food is showing promise to “revolutionize” the process of testing bacterial viability in food, according to Japan-based scientists who discovered the breakthrough in food safety. The technique can reportedly verify food safety before shipment from factories and prevent food poisoning.
Heineken Mexico plans to invest €430 million in the establishment of a new brewery in Yucatán, aiming to expand sustainable brewing practices and foster community growth. Construction will take place in the Kanasín municipality, marking the company’s inaugural brewery in southeastern Mexico.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) has appointed former Mondelēz International executive Tim Cofer as its new chief operating officer, with plans for Cofer to succeed current CEO Bob Gamgort in the second quarter of 2024. Cofer, who will join KDP on 6 November, will work closely with Gamgort while in the capacity of COO.