All news articles for March 2021

Danone Chairman and CEO relinquishes chief executive role / Pic: Danone

Putting the governance in ESG? Danone splits Chairman and CEO roles

By Katy Askew

Danone is a company well-known for its commitments to environmental and social sustainability. But the French dairy giant’s structure – combining the CEO and Chairman roles – has raised some concerns about the G in ESG. As the group comes under pressure...

'Climate change is one of the most urgent threats to our planet that we face today,' said Michele Buck, Hershey CEO and President. Pic: Hershey

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Hershey announces new measures to tackle climate change

By Anthony Myers

The global confectionery giant said it will invest in renewable energy and land-use initiatives, target 100% of its plastic packaging to be recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2030 and announced a no-deforestation policy.

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NPD Trend Tracker: From rice milk chocolate to vegan quiche Lorraine

By Flora Southey

Plant-based is a reoccurring theme in this week’s new product development photo gallery. From Romanian vegan sausages to rice milk confectionery and vegan dark chocolate from Love Cocoa, FoodNavigator brings you the latest SKUS to hit shelves across Europe....

The Nutrition Centre was developed by Tate & Lyle’s global nutrition team. Pic: Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle introduces new online nutrition tool

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, has launched the Tate & Lyle Nutrition Centre, a new digital hub providing access to science on ingredients that can help address public health challenges.

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