“You can make a difference in Africa”
Henry Bisschop is Director Corporate Key Accounts at FrieslandCampina. In this story he tells that he has been to Kenya several times for the Dairy Development Programme to help farmer cooperatives to further professionalise.
Comeback for Edam cheese in Spain
The spherical Edam cheese in the red packaging is known even in Spain. However, its market share was slowly but surely declining in the last few years. In order to have the Edam cheese make a comeback, a large campaign was started to reintroduce the cheese in the Spanish households.
Go Cow Cuddling in Holland!
Have you ever hugged a cow?! Probably not? You know these crazy Dutch people. In Holland everything is possible! In Dutch cow cuddling or ‘cow hugging’ is called ‘koeknuffelen’. There are a few specialized farms around The Netherlands that offer these kind of sessions.
Healthy food trend offers opportunities
More and more attention is paid to and more knowledge is gained about good nutrition and healthy food, because this contributes to good health. Joost van de Rakt, Managing Director of FrieslandCampina DMV/Nutrifeed, knows this from his own experience.
Really making a difference in the dairy chain
René Kester works as a Pricing Manager for FrieslandCampina Kievit. He tells why FrieslandCampina fits to his personal beliefs and shows the strengths of a cooperative.
The Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security (FDOV)
Through the Dairy Development Programme (DDP) FrieslandCampina local dairy farmers to run their businesses optimally and raise the quality and quantity of their dairy production.
2016 – 2025: international decade against undernourishment
Hundreds of millions of people all over the world are suffering from chronic undernourishment and micronutrient deficiencies. Expelling famine and preventing undernourishment is one of the worldwide objectives of the United Nations. In connection with this the UN have proclaimed the period 2016-2025 the ‘Decade of Action on Nutrition‘.
Valess at McDonald’s
Burger chain McDonald's in Austria offers its customers a choice between chicken or the vegetarian Valess for six classics on the menu. This shows that vegetarian food is getting more popular, also in countries in which people love to eat meat, such as Austria and Germany.
Sugar reduction: work together on less sugar
As fuel for the body, sugar gives energy, but it does not provide the body with the vitamins, minerals and fibres it needs. Eating too much sugar can lead to overweight. Therefore FrieslandCampina has been working on structural sugar reduction of its products for many years.
FrieslandCampina campaign for a healthy lifestyle in Southeast Asia
'In-house research under the name SouthEast Asia Nutrition Survey (SEANUTS) has shown that many children in Asia have a deficiency of vitamin D, which seems to be almost impossible in a tropical climate with the sun shining every day and plenty of vitamin D available', says Hendro Poedjono, Director Corporate Affairs at FrieslandCampina Consumer Products Asia in Singapore.