Food industry news of the week - New global waste standard, Yildiz plans Pladis IPO, new CEO for Lindt
A new standard for managing food waste was announced this week in a bid to tackle a pressing problem in the sector, with the move getting the backing of companies including Nestle and Tesco. There were two notable stories in snacks: McVitie's-to-Godiva group Yildiz Holding formally unveiling new snacks arm Pladis and revealing plans to list the business by 2020, while it emerged PepsiCo is to build another snacks plant in India. Elsewhere, Lindt & Sprungli said its CFO Dr Dieter Weisskopf would become its new chief executive. Click on the headlines for more.
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