Dean Foods Co. late Thursday said Ralph Scozzafava, the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, will replace Chief Executive Gregg A. Tanner effective Jan. 1.
Tanner will remain advisor to the company through the stockholders meeting in May, Dean Foods said. Scozzafava joined the food and beverage company in October 2014 as chief commercial officer. Shares of Dean Foods were flat in late trading Thursday after ending the regular session down 0.9%.
The Coca-Cola Co. has promoted Evguenia (Jeny) Stoichkova to president of global ventures, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Ms. Stoichkova joined Coca-Cola Bulgaria in 2004 and was most recently the president of the company’s Eurasia & Middle East division, a role she has held since 2021.
US-based Perfect Day, is partnering with Onego Bio, which specializes in creating animal-free eggs, aiming to accelerate the timeline to bring the eggs to the market. The business, with the use of its technology, plans to commercialize animal-free ovalbumin, the most abundant egg white protein extracted through precision fermentation.
Food waste costs the EU €143 billion per year (US$141.7 billion), with a report by Feedback EU raising the alarm of how it’s vital to reduce waste from farm to fork 50% by 2030 and the only way this will be achieved is by enforcing a mandatory directive forcing the food industry to do better and retailers to pay a tax of food waste.