Unilever appoints Conny Braam as new Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

UK – Unilever has appointed its long-serving marketer, Conny Braams as the new chief marketing and digital officer, effective 1 January 2019. Braams will be filling the position of left by Keith Weed, who retired […]

Müller Yogurt & Desserts creates to new senior role to accelerate sales growth

UK – Müller Yogurt & Desserts has created two new senior roles to further accelerate progress in branded and private label sales to grocery, convenience and food service channels in the UK and Ireland. The […]

China’s food processing giant COFCO offers to acquire Agri-Industries Holdings for US$1.1bn

CHINA – State-owned food processing holding company, COFCO has unveiled plans of privatizing its Hong Kong listed unit, China Agri-Industries Holdings as it looks to pursue a flexible development strategy. COFCO has tabled a HK$8.9 […]

Nestlé Health Sciences forms strategic partnership with Caelus Health

NETHERLANDS – Nestlé Health Sciences (NHSc) has entered into a strategic collaboration with Amsterdam based biotech company, Caelus Health for the development of food supplements. The aim the collaboration is to further develop and commercialize […]

Nestlé to introduce Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Europe

EUROPE – The multinational food and beverage company, Nestlé has announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company plans […]

Zambeef celebrates major growth milestone during its 25th anniversary

ZAMBIA – Zambeef Products Plc, the largest integrated cold chain food products and agribusiness company in Zambia kicks off its silver jubilee celebration as it marks its 25th anniversary of operation since 1994. Over the […]

AAK opens new Customer Innovation Center in California

USA – AAK USA, a leading manufacturer of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, has opened a new Customer Innovation Center in Richmond, California. The facililty supports co-development work with multiple industry segment-focused labs and houses […]

Orkla appoints Harald Ullevoldsæter as new chief financial officer

NORWAY –  Orkla, the Norwegian branded consumer goods conglomerate has appointed Harald Ullevoldsæter as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 March 2020. Harald, who returned to Orkla earlier this year […]

Unilever appoints Nils Andersen as the company’s new chairman

NETHERLANDS – Multinational consumer goods firm, Unilever has named the company’s non-executive director, Nils Andersen as its chairman, effective 13th November 2019. Andersen replaces Marijn Dekkers, who has decided to step down from the position. […]