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Magnit and Largest FMCG Companies sign Code of Commitments under 'United for a Healthier Future' Initiative

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:08pm

Krasnodar, Russia (October 14, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, and eight international FMCG producers, has signed the Code of Voluntary Commitments under the "United for a Healthier Future" Initiative.

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  • Krasnodar, Russia (October 14, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, and eight international FMCG producers, has signed the Code of Voluntary Commitments under the "United for a Healthier Future" Initiative.
  • Besides Magnit, the Code was signed by Nestl, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, Danone, Mars, PepsiCo, L'Oral, Procter & Gamble, as well as Boston Consulting Group.
  • The Code was developed as part of the "United for a Healthier Future" Initiative, which was announced in April 2021.
  • "The adopted Code will serve as the foundation for the largest FMCG producers and retailers in taking care of the consumer and the world around us.

Abalos Therapeutics Completes Series A Extension Bringing Total Raised to EUR 43 Million

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:00am

Abalos Therapeutics announced today an extension to its Series A funding round bringing the total raised in this round to EUR 43 million (USD 50 million).

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  • Abalos Therapeutics announced today an extension to its Series A funding round bringing the total raised in this round to EUR 43 million (USD 50 million).
  • In conjunction with the closing of the Series A financing round extension, Annegret de Baey from Seventure Partners and Sebastian Pnzeler from Coparion will join Abalos Supervisory Board.
  • The fund invests up to EUR 15m per company, usually in several financing rounds of EUR 1-8m each.
  • To date, external investors have injected more than EUR 3 billion into the HTGF portfolio via more than 1,800 follow-on financing rounds.

US Coalition on Sustainability Partners with Thoughtworks to Advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

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  • Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here:
    USCS developed SustainChain to connect innovators, impact investors, businesses, NGOs and alliances with a shared mission of rebuilding sustainable supply chains.
  • "Thoughtworks shares USCS' deep commitment to delivering against the United Nations SDGs to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all," said Elise Zelechowski, global head of diversity, equity, inclusion, sustainability and social change at Thoughtworks.
  • The US Coalition on Sustainability is a nonprofit organization established in collaboration with the United Nations and the Blue Chip Foundation to unify and accelerate progress toward achieving the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
  • Its technology solution, SustainChain, is the world's largest sustainability action platform that helps humanity collectively achieve the SDGs.

The Very Good Food Company Appoints CPG & Food Service Industry Leader to Board of Directors in Advance of Anticipated NASDAQ Listing

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Very Good Food Company Inc. (TSXV: VERY.V) (OTCQB: VRYYF) (FSE: 0SI) ("VERY GOOD" or the "Company"), a leading plant-based food technology company, today announced the appointment of Justin Steinbach to its Board of Directors.

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  • The Very Good Food Company Inc. (TSXV: VERY.V) (OTCQB: VRYYF) (FSE: 0SI) ("VERY GOOD" or the "Company"), a leading plant-based food technology company, today announced the appointment of Justin Steinbach to its Board of Directors.
  • Mr. Steinbach is a global leader in the consumer and packaged goods (CPG) and food service industries.
  • We are proud to welcome Justin to our Board of Directors, said Mitchell Scott, co-founder and CEO of The Very Good Food Company.
  • His extensive global sales and marketing expertise in CPG and food service especially in Europe will be immeasurable to us as we execute our strategic growth plans.

Power Team from KIND Snacks Launches SOMOS to Replace Fluorescent Yellow Hard-Shell Tortillas with Food from the Heart of Mexico

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:59am

With their new brand SOMOS , KIND Snacks Founder Daniel Lubetzky, former KIND CMO Miguel Leal, and former KIND Head of Product Innovation Rodrigo Zuloaga, want to transform American kitchens into real Mexican cocinas filled with delicious, easy-to-make food from the heart of Mexico.

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  • With their new brand SOMOS , KIND Snacks Founder Daniel Lubetzky, former KIND CMO Miguel Leal, and former KIND Head of Product Innovation Rodrigo Zuloaga, want to transform American kitchens into real Mexican cocinas filled with delicious, easy-to-make food from the heart of Mexico.
  • SOMOS Founder & Executive Chairman and KIND Snacks Founder Daniel Lubetzky explains, "Until now, Americans have had to dine out to enjoy a real Mexican meal.
  • At home, options have been limited to foods that don't actually exist in Mexico like fluorescent molded hard-shell yellow corn tortillas.
  • Following its commitment to connecting American tables to food straight from the heart of Mexico, SOMOS is produced entirely in Mexico and sources the majority of its ingredients from local Mexican family farms.

Reuters launches 'The Source' brand campaign

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:59pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Reuters, the world's leading provider of trusted news, insight and analysis, debuted today its first major global brand campaign, 'The Source'.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Reuters, the world's leading provider of trusted news, insight and analysis, debuted today its first major global brand campaign, 'The Source'.
  • The campaign reinforces Reuters unique and vital role as the leading source for truths about our world.
  • Created in partnership with brand and customer experience agency VMLY&R, 'The Source' campaign builds on Reuters 170-year heritage to emphasize its reputation as one of the world's most trusted news outlets.
  • 'The Source' campaign, which launches in the UK and U.S., utilizes quotation marks in its creative as the universal symbol of reporting directly from the source.

North America And Europe Medical Foods Market Report 2021-2028 - Surge in Awareness Regarding Clinical Nutrition Among Patients and Healthcare Professionals - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:51pm

The "North America And Europe Medical Foods Markets, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "North America And Europe Medical Foods Markets, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The growing prevalence of chronic diseases, COVID-19 pandemic, increasing geriatric population adopting medical foods, and surge in awareness regarding clinical nutrition among patients and healthcare professionals are factors boosting overall growth.
  • Axona, Souvenaid, and CerefoliNAC are some of the medical foods that have shown effects on people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Chapter 3 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market Variables, Trends & Scope
    Chapter 4 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market: Competitive Analysis
    Chapter 5 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market: Route of Administration Estimates & Trend Analysis
    Chapter 6 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market: Products Estimates & Trend Analysis
    Chapter 7 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market: Payment Scheme Estimates & Trend Analysis
    Chapter 8 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
    Chapter 9 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market: Sales Channel Estimates & Trend Analysis
    Chapter 10 North America & Europe Medical Foods Market: Regional Estimates and Trend Analysis, by Route of Administration, Product, Payment Scheme, Application, & Sales Channel

L-Nutra, Inc. Announces New Leadership in Therapeutics and Consumer Divisions

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

Manos Spanos joins the company as president of L-Nutras Consumer Division and will bring over 20 years of leadership expertise in marketing of consumer food and beverage products.

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  • Manos Spanos joins the company as president of L-Nutras Consumer Division and will bring over 20 years of leadership expertise in marketing of consumer food and beverage products.
  • Through his former leadership positions, Manos has honed his talent for developing game-changing campaigns and igniting innovation.
  • With such extensive experience in consumer health and life sciences, we are confident that they will accelerate L-Nutras mission and leadership in the Fasting and Longevity markets.
  • L-Nutra is leading the discovery, design, and commercialization of novel, plant-based nutrition programs and therapeutics with the mission of enhancing human health-span up to 100 years.

Transparency-One is chosen by Danone to expand Regenerative Agriculture program

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 1:44pm

BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Danone, the leading multi-local food and beverage company, has chosen Transparency-One , the platform for responsible sourcing, to support the growth of its Regenerative Agriculture program.

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Danone, the leading multi-local food and beverage company, has chosen Transparency-One , the platform for responsible sourcing, to support the growth of its Regenerative Agriculture program.
  • Supply chain transparency is essential to accelerate the regenerative agriculture movement worldwide," said Mickael Baud, Transparency & Traceability Transformation Program Director at Danone.
  • "We are honored to support the growth of Danone's Regenerative Agriculture program," said Chris Morrison, CEO at Transparency-One.
  • Launched in 2017, Danone's Regenerative Agriculture program seeks to implement agricultural models that can regenerate the planet and strengthen agricultural resilience.

Transparency-One is chosen by Danone to expand Regenerative Agriculture program

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 1:39pm

BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Danone, the leading multi-local food and beverage company, has chosen Transparency-One , the platform for responsible sourcing, to support the growth of its Regenerative Agriculture program.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Danone, the leading multi-local food and beverage company, has chosen Transparency-One , the platform for responsible sourcing, to support the growth of its Regenerative Agriculture program.
  • Supply chain transparency is essential to accelerate the regenerative agriculture movement worldwide," said Mickael Baud, Transparency & Traceability Transformation Program Director at Danone.
  • "We are honored to support the growth of Danone's Regenerative Agriculture program," said Chris Morrison, CEO at Transparency-One.
  • Launched in 2017, Danone's Regenerative Agriculture program seeks to implement agricultural models that can regenerate the planet and strengthen agricultural resilience.