All news articles for February 2018

Milka maker names new Board members as Peltz concentrates on Procter & Gamble. ©GettyImages-zoliky

Activist investor Nelson Peltz to leave Mondelēz Board

By Oliver Nieburg

Trian Fund Management CEO Nelson Peltz, who pushed for a merger between Mondelēz and PepsiCo five years ago, will stand down from Mondelez’s Board of Directors as the Cadbury maker names two new members.

Apeel Sciences CEO James Rogers: 'We have a pathway to 4X shelf-life extension across all produce categories'

Apeel Sciences unveils bid to slash fresh produce waste with edipeel plant-based edible skin

Apeel Sciences seeks to slash fresh produce waste with plant-based edible skin: 'We've created this idealized little micro-climate inside of each piece of produce'

By Elaine Watson

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist (or a materials scientist in James Rogers’ case) to work out that if you could quadruple the shelf-life of fresh produce such that you could eliminate the use of fungicides and potentially even refrigerated transport,...

Nooyi's idea of launching lady Doritos has been disputed by PepsiCo. Pic: ©GettyImages/AntonioGuillem

PepsiCo refutes launch of Doritos for women

By Douglas Yu

PepsiCo has called reports of it launching snacks specifically for women inaccurate, noting 'We already have Doritos for women - they’re called Doritos - and they’re enjoyed by millions of people every day.'

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