For the second year in a row, Greenfood's CEO David von Laskowski is a finalist for CEO of the Year in the large company category. With David as president and CEO, Greenfood has grown from being a Nordic company to becoming one of Europe's largest food groups in healthy and sustainable convenience food.
Fresh, sustainable cucumbers all year round. These will be produced at Greenfood’s and the foodtech start-up Agtira's new urbanfarming facility, operating in partnership with ICA Maxi Haninge, Sweden's largest ICA store. The new vertical cultivation method for vegetables is the first step in a joint effort towards more resource-efficient and sustainable food production. In total, at least ten cult
Picadeli’s new plastic-free lid in molded fiber has been awarded by Pentawards, a leading international competition in packaging design. Picadeli won in the sustainable design category for their plastic and PFAS-free product, which is also renewable, recyclable, biodegradable, and reduces plastic waste by approximately 120 tons per year. The lid was developed in collaboration with Stora Enso.
Leather from grape residues, silk from orange peel, and sunglasses made from potato waste. These are just a few examples of how innovative companies and innovative entrepreneurs are turning food waste into business ideas. To take the next step, and further reduce food waste, the Greenfood group is now looking for partners who see new opportunities in other leftovers from processing fruit and veget
The second quarter of the year was characterised by a focus on execution, with increased business traction for Picadeli, Greenfood’s high-tech, sustainable salad concept.
During the first quarter of 2022, Greenfood's climate impact decreased by a record-high 40 percent. This is primarily due to new investments in energy recovery and several businesses switching to renewable energy.
Greenfood has signed a new five-year contract with Dagab to be a supplier of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as rinsed, cut and preprepared products. Greenfood will start delivering goods from 1 January 2023 according to the new agreement. The total value is close to SEK 600 million.
Transport electrification is a crucial piece of the puzzle in reducing carbon dioxide emissions, a burning issue for the climate. A prerequisite for electrified freight transport is good access to sustainable, efficient, and smart charging stations, which is why Greenfood is participating in an innovation project that will develop and install a scalable concept for charging heavy vehicles.
Cooking over 3,000 tons of pasta and 40 million eggs a year requires a lot of energy. With Motala's largest solar cell plant, Mixum will replace part of its electricity consumption with renewable energy and make food production even more sustainable. For Mixum, which is part of the Greenfood Group, it is one of several investments in a greener business.