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Greenfood AB (publ) has successfully issued a four-year sustainability-linked bond for SEK 1,050 million. The bond is linked to Greenfood's Sustainability Framework’s targets. The Framework has been reviewed by an independent second opinion provider and has received the highest possible rating. After significant interest from both leading Nordic and European investors, the bond was quickly oversubscribed.
Greenfood is taking the next big step in its ongoing sustainability work by joining the Science Based Targets initiative. SBTi is a global standard that supports companies in setting climate targets in line with what’s required to meet the Paris Agreement.
Our era’s rapid-paced lifestyle, which must have time for everything, makes our lives more complex. That’s why consumers are looking for time-saving options, shortcuts and smart life hacks in every aspect of their lives. They’re all used to getting these new things WWW: whatever they want, whenever they want it, and wherever they are. To the food industry, this means aiming for every form of convenience. The new Greenfood Insights brings together insights, searches and analyses about the convenience food of the future based on interviews with industry experts.
16,000 boiled and peeled eggs per hour generate an enormous amount of eggshells. In the work of preventing food waste, Sweden’s largest egg cooker, Mixum, has found a solution. To create a sustainable circular flow and utilisation of food waste, the eggshells are sent to local farms, where they add nutrients and are used as soil improvers.
Unnecessary food waste is a problem in the food industry. To bring attention to the issue, the UN has initiated the International Food Waste Day, which falls on 29 September every year. That is why Greenfood today highlights the important work being done to reduce food loss and food waste across the Greenfood Group.
Greenfood has signed a LOI to acquire a stake in Dutch fruit and vegetable supplier Jaguar. With the acquisition, Greenfood is increasing its presence in the world’s important growing regions, while Greenfood and Jaguar will increase their joint purchasing power in the fresh food market. “This makes us an even stronger player in fruit and vegetables, with the potential to improve our customer offering and further increase quality,” Ted Stenshed, CEO of the Fresh Produce business area, said.
Greenfood acquires 100 percent of the ownership in fruit and vegetable specialist Lundgrens primörer. A company on Sweden's west coast, Lundgren's has a turnover of almost 90 million SEK. It is known for its wide range consisting of premium fruits, vegetables and processed raw materials of the highest quality. "Through the purchase of Lundgren's, we become a nationwide supplier. We are expanding the quality range further and making their fantastic products available to customers and consumers around Sweden," said Ted Stenshed, CEO of the Greenfood Fresh Produce business area.