All news articles for February 2021

Home cooking and baking due to the pandemic boosted sales of Arla’s global brands Lurpak, Arla and Puck.  Pic: Arla

Home consumption drives Arla brand growth during pandemic

By Jim Cornall

Danish-headquartered dairy giant Arla said it quickly reshaped the business disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic to meet the spike in home consumption and high demand for trusted household dairy products while offsetting negative impacts in other sectors.

Danone's Wexford facility in Ireland. Pic: Danone

Shareholders go public with letter calling for changes at Danone

By Jim Cornall

Daniel J. O'Keefe, Artisan Global Value Strategy lead portfolio manager, and N. David Samra, Artisan International Value Strategy lead portfolio manager have gone public and sent a letter to Gilles Schnepp, lead independent board member elect at...

Firmenich said it has committed to goals across three key areas.  Pic: Getty Images/AndreyGorulko

Firmenich commits to carbon neutrality by 2025

By Jim Cornall

Firmenich, a privately-owned perfume and taste company, today announces its new ESG (environmental, social and governance) strategy, driving the group to a carbon positive and water neutral future within 10 years.

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More than 40 dairy company deals in 2020

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé, Constellation Brands, Diageo, Keurig Dr Pepper, New Age Beverages and Pernod Ricard were the most acquisitive companies of 2020, according to the Zenith Global food and drink transactions database, with each responsible for five or more takeovers....

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