Buhler joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

SWITZERLAND – The milling equipment and service provider, Buhler has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a CEO-led organisation that looks to enhance a sustainable way of doing business. Buhler joins more than 200 company members of the organisation with a focus to address some of the world’s pressing challenges and transform…

Nestle join forces with Veolia to tackle plastics leakage and accelerate recycling

SWITZERLAND – Global food and drinks giant, Nestle has announced that it has partnered Veolia, the world's leading resource management company to tackle plastics leakage into the environment and develop recycling schemes. The two will collaborate on waste collection sorting and recycling of plastic material, with an emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. The initiative which…

Tetra Pak launches Cube packaging to optimize space in distribution and storage

SWITZERLAND – The multinational food packaging and processing company, Tetra Pak has launched the Tetra Classic® Aseptic 65ml Cube package designed to optimize the use of space in distribution and storage. The new packaging is uniquely designed with dimensions that allow every six packages to form a cube. According to Tetra Pak, the new package…

Nestle accelerates plan to promote women in the executive roles

SWITZERLAND – The global food and drink giant, Nestle has laid down an action plan targeting to increase the number of women in senior executive positions globally. Dubbed Gender Balance Acceleration Plan, the program further puts emphasis on increasing the proportion of women in the group’s top 200 senior executive positions from around 20% currently…

Buhler and Alfa Laval partner to offer advanced solutions in insect processing

SWITZERLAND - Bühler Insect Technology Solutions, leading solution provider for the food and feed industry has announced partnership with Alfa Laval, world leader in heat transfer, separation and fluid handling to offer advanced solutions in insect processing. Through combined efforts, the two will combine their expertise in modular insect plant solutions for the fast-growing protein…

Buhler appoints Roman Sonderegger head of Wheat & Rye business

SWITZERLAND – Buhler, leading supplier of food processing plant, equipment and related services has named Roman Sonderegger as head of its Wheat & Rye business unit starting January 2019. Sonderegger reports to Stefan Birrer, head of milling solutions and will promote the company’s leadership in the grain processing industry dedicated to producing the highest quality…

Nestle proposes new independent directors to join company board

SWITZERLAND – The food and beverages giant, Nestle has proposed two new independent directors- Dick Boer, and Dinesh Paliwal to join the company board. Dick Boer who is former President and CEO of Ahold Delhaize N.V and Dinesh Paliwal, President and CEO of Harman International Industries Inc, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd will stand for an election…

Emmi sales increase by 2.8% as organic growth hit a four-year high

SWITZERLAND - Swiss milk processor and dairy products company, Emmi has reported 2.8% rise in group sales to US$3.45 billion in the year 2018 with organic growth 2.3% organic growth, the highest increase since 2014. The America’s business division, which contributed to 30.2 % of group sales led the growth trajectory, recording 10% increase in sales…

Tetra Pak names Adolfo Orive as President and Chief Executive Officer

SWITZERLAND – The global food processing and packaging giant, Tetra Pak has announced that its board has appointed Adolfo Orive as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2019. Adolfo succeeds Dennis Jönsson who is said to have decided to step down from the company after serving as President and CEO for 14 years.…

Coca-Cola HBC in new partnership to use air-captured CO2 in sparkling drinks

SWITZERLAND - Coca-Cola HBC Switzerland, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company plans to use carbon dioxide filtered from the air in its sparkling drinks, starting with its own mineral water brand, Valser. Through a partnership with Swiss Direct Air Capture firm Climeworks, the company will use carbon dioxide extracted from air for carbonation of…