Management

Yakult has launched Phase III of its 10-year plan, which includes expanding its product range.

Yakult adjusts ten-year plan

By Jim Cornall

In 2011, Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. formulated a long-term business management vision “Yakult Vision 2020,” which it split into three phases. The company has just released its Phase III Plan covering the period 2017-2020.

The new supervisory board chairman of DMK, Heinze Korte, says the company is planning a fundamental reorientation in 2017.

Changes at DMK

By Jim Cornall

The supervisory board of German dairy company DMK Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH has elected Heinz Korte as its new chairman.

Ari Mervis has been appointed CEO and MD of Murray Goulburn; he takes up the position in February, 2017.

Ari Mervis appointed CEO and MD of Murray Goulburn

By Jim Cornall

The chairman of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG), Philip Tracy, has announced that the board of directors has appointed Ari Mervis as the new CEO and MD of MG and MG Responsible Entity Limited.

GDT's director says that the new governance means more transparency. Pic: ©iStock/Freer law

Global Dairy Trade strengthens independence

By Jim Cornall

New governance principles to monitor GDT Events, the twice-monthly auction held by Global Dairy Trade (GDT), have been approved by the GDT Events Oversight Board, at its second meeting held at SIAL Paris, the international food event.

'We've had stronger messages from the large companies we work with that they are aware of the potential for disruption, what we could call the uberisation of their activities.' © iStock/StockRocket

Application deadline: 25 November 2016

AcceleRise promises accelerated 'Uberised' route-to-market for start-ups

By Niamh Michail

Are you a food tech start-up looking to speed up your time to market, or an established industry player that could mentor a young company? AcceleRise business accelerator is calling on applicants to foster a food tech ecosystem.

Danone will be entering the FTSE4Good Index later in June.

Danone enters FTSE4Good Index

By Jim Cornall

Danone has announced its entrance into the FTSE4Good Index, a global responsible investment index designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.