FrieslandCampina issues 300 million euro ‘green’ promissory note
On 8 April 2016 FrieslandCampina announced the issuance of a 300 million euro ‘green’ promissory note (‘Green Schuldschein’). Proceeds from the promissory notes sales will be used for financing the reduction of the environmental footprint of the global operations of FrieslandCampina in accordance with its sustainability and CSR policy as part of its route2020 strategy.
FrieslandCampina launches ‘Nutrition in Healthcare’
FrieslandCampina launches ‘Nutrition in Healthcare’ platform which offers knowledge and inspiration with respect to eating and drinking and is aimed at people working in small-scale healthcare facilities.
Efficiency improvements lead to cost reduction and loss of 40 permanent jobs
FrieslandCampina conducted research into the possibilities to improve the methods of working, raise the efficiency and reduce the costs in its production locations in Lochem and Veghel.
FrieslandCampina Guaranteed price April 2016 27.50
The FrieslandCampina guaranteed price for raw milk for April 2016 is 27.50 euro per 100 kilogrammes of milk. The guaranteed price for April therefore decreases with 1.00 euros compared to March (28.50 euro).
Large research project on nutritional value of milk powder started
Van Hall Larenstein university and NIZO food research will start a large research project on the possibilities to increase the nutritional value of milk powder. On Wednesday 24 February the project kick-off was held in Leeuwarden (the Netherlands).
Success for North Holland Gouda Cheese in Wisconsin
During the World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin (USA) that took place on 9 March 2016, the North Holland Gouda Cheese Extra Special Old finished in third place and thus named ‘Second Runner Up’.
Higher profit FrieslandCampina limits drop in milk price for member dairy farmers
In 2015 operating profit of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. rose by 17.8 percent to 576 million euro. Margins increased due to the sale of more added-value products in Asia and the increased sales of dairy ingredients and infant nutrition by FrieslandCampina Ingredients
Guaranteed price for March 28.50 euro
The FrieslandCampina guaranteed price for raw milk for March 2016 is 28.50 euro per 100 kilogrammes of milk. The guaranteed price for March therefore decreases with 0.75 euro compared to December (29.25 euro).
Campina second largest high-end brand in the Netherlands
Campina held the 2nd position of the high-end brands in the Netherlands in 2015. This appears from the annual Brand Top 100 of market research company IRI. According to IRI the high-end brands are on the rise again with respect to private labels.
Sugar content in FrieslandCampina products substantially reduced in the past six years
FrieslandCampina started a major sugar-reduction programme in the Netherlands in 2009. This is important in order to make the products healthier and to contribute to avoiding unnecessary intake of calories. This reduction of the sugar content involves all products, ranging from infant products to indulgent desserts.