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FrieslandCampina WAMCO partners IFDC to increase milk production in Nigeria

FrieslandCampina WAMCO has partnered with the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), a science-based public organization, in a project that aims to boost milk production for pastoralist milk producers in Nigeria.

Along with IFDC, the company said it will work together with pastoralist milk producers in Oyo State, to boost the quality and quantity of local milk and improve the livelihoods of farmers.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO trains farmers on Safety awareness

Expert Dutch farmers from the Netherlands have just completed comprehensive two-week training for Nigerian dairy farmers under the Farmer2Farmer programme organised by FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak and Three Crowns milk.

FrieslandCampina Donates Dairy Products to IDP Camp

Hein Schumacher, Global CEO, Royal FrieslandCampina, The Netherlands, has donated dairy products and education materials to internally displaced persons at the Durumi IDP Camp, Abuja.

FrieslandCampina to Invest 23million Euros in Local Milk Production – CEO

Royal FrieslandCampina has announced its decision to invest 23 million euros in local milk production as part of its Dairy Development Programme (DDP) in Nigeria, according to Hein Schumacher, the company’s Global CEO.

Heads of FrieslandCampina, Heineken commit to increased investments in Nigeria

The leadership of Dutch firms in Nigeria have pledged to increase their investments in the country.

The commitments were made when Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, met with some of the CEOs of the Dutch firms during his official visit to The Hague, Netherlands.

Royal FrieslandCampina announces leadership change; CEO Roelof Joosten to step down next year

Netherlands-based Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., one of the world’s leading dairy firms and the parent company of FreislandCampina WAMCO, announced on Wednesday that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Roelof Joosten will step down on 1 January 2018, and to be succeeded by Hein Schumacher, the company’s current Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Schumacher became a member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Royal FrieslandCampina in January 2015. Prior to this, he worked at Heinz in both financial and general management positions in the Netherlands, the United States, the UK and China.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO inspires its female employees, marks International Womens Day

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC celebrated its female workforce to mark 2017 International Women’s Day.

The forum featured two leading women in Nigerian business who are inspiring young career ladies on their journey of discovering themselves and struggling to strike a work-life balance.

Buhari decries culture of agricultural waste in the country due to poor preservation, meets with Global CEO of FrieslandCampina

President Buhari shaking hands with Global CEO of FrieslandCampina, Roelof Joosten at State House, Abuja on Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented on the culture of waste in the country due to poor preservation of agricultural produce.

The President was speaking while meeting with the Global Chief Executive Officer of Royal FrieslandCampina of the Netherlands, Mr. Roelof Joosten, at State House, Abuja on Tuesday.

FrieslandCampina to invest N3bn in Dairy Development in Nigeria

FrieslandCampina announced that it would invest N3bn in its dairy development small holder farmer programme in Nigeria.

The investment was part of an agreement reached between the Federal Government of Nigeria and dairy giant, Royal FrieslandCampina of the Netherlands, during a recent two-day working visit by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, to the company.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO tops Best CSR Company in West Africa

FrieslandCampina WAMCO, the leading dairy maker in Nigeria known for its iconic brands such as Peak milk, Three Crowns milk, among others, has been named the company with the best CSR programmes in West Africa (2015) by Capital Finance International (CFI.co), a London-based global print journal and online resource reporting on business, economics and finance.