CEO Hein Schumacher signs call to EU Summit
On the eve of the ‘Future of Europe Summit’, which will take place at Sibiu (Romania) starting on 9 May 2019, CEOs of leading companies called out to the heads of state to endorse a strategy to achieve climate neutrality in 2050. Our CEO Hein Schumacher was one of the signatories. ‘It is our strategy to lead with sustainability’, says Hein Schumacher.
FrieslandCampina relaunches global ingredients company
Former specialist brands of FrieslandCampina Ingredients have been incorporated into the strategic customer segments Early Life Nutrition, Adult Nutrition, Food & Beverages, and Animal Nutrition, tapping into the growing global nutrition market.
FrieslandCampina guaranteed price May 2019: 35.25 euros per 100 kilos of milk
The FrieslandCampina guaranteed price falls by 0.75 euros compared to the guaranteed price of last month (36.00 euros), including a downward correction of 0.58 euros. This correction follows the prices paid for raw milk by the reference companies, which are lower than estimated in advance. The expectation is that prices will remain relatively stable in the coming period.
FrieslandCampina organic guaranteed price May 2019: 48.50 euros per 100 kilos of milk
The FrieslandCampina biological guarantee price remains the same as last month's biological guaranteed price (48.50 euros), including a positive correction of 0.18 euros. The prices paid for organic farm milk by reference companies are expected to remain stable.
Zijerveld acquires W. Bakker Kaashandel B.V.
Cheese wholesaler Zijerveld, part of FrieslandCampina Dairy Essentials, takes over W. Bakker Kaashandel B.V. The company is specialised in cutting and packaging cheese. The activities will be integrated into Zijerveld. With this acquisition FrieslandCampina fulfils its commitment to serving customers, anywhere and anytime.
FrieslandCampina sells Creamy Creation to Wagram Equity Partners
The Dutch investment company Wagram Equity Partners (Wagram) will become the new owner of cream liqueur manufacturer Creamy Creation in Rijkevoort (the Netherlands). This was agreed between the investment company and Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
FrieslandCampina finishes third in the Dutch reputation ranking list 2019
FrieslandCampina has risen from fourth to third place in the prestigious reputation ranking of the Reputation Institute, a leading international research platform. Philips finished first for the twelfth time in a row, followed by ASML. Heineken dropped two places to the fourth position.
Director Strategic Pricing & Market Intelligence FrieslandCampina in Gouda sworn in as Honorary Weighmaster
During the opening of the cheese season in Gouda on Thursday 4 April, Yves Vancoillie, Director Strategic Pricing & Market Intelligence of FrieslandCampina Dairy Essentials, was sworn in as Honorary Weighmaster. The ceremony was conducted by Mayor Mirjam Salet in her new role as Upper Weighmaster.
FrieslandCampina at Plastic Summit talks
On April 5th, our CEO, Hein Schumacher visited a group of European politicians and company representatives in Brussels. He came to discuss ambitions and potential challenges around circular innovations with regards to plastics in Europe.
Member Council FrieslandCampina approves annual reports of 2018
The Member Council of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. adopted the annual reports of Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A for the year 2018 on Thursday 28 March 2019. Additionally, it approved the proposal of the Board to add an amount of 76 million euro of the result of the year 2018 (2017: 144 million euro) to the general reserve of the cooperative.
FrieslandCampina supports the world's largest maritime biofuel pilot
A large Triple-E container ship will soon sail 25,000 nautical miles from Rotterdam to Shanghai on biofuel blends alone. This is one of the world's first pilots on this scale, saving 1,500 tons of CO2 and 20,000 kg of sulfur emissons. FrieslandCampina supports this pilot.