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Thank a Farmer Day 2021

12 October 2021

Koen van Gendt, potato grower from Bemmel, has just received a cake on the occasion of ‘Thank a Farmer Day’, the day that is celebrated worldwide to draw attention to the important role that farmers play in the production of our food.

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Royal Cosun achieves 5.1 million kg CO2 reduction per year with green financing from BNP Paribas

12 October 2021

Royal Cosun, a leading international agricultural cooperative, has signed a 10-year lease contract with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions to finance more than 28,000 solar panels located at the Cosun Solar Park in Puttershoek.

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Thanks to Groeikracht, we can continue to grow together

08 June 2021

In recent years, we have paid increasing attention to future-proof crops within various branches of our organisation. During discussions with growers and our colleagues at other Cosun companies, we have noticed that certain topics,  relating to profitability, the image and sustainability of crops, affect farmers across the board. To increase our clout and make our crops even more future-proof, farmers have joined forces together with Cosun companies and external partners, launching the ‘Groeikracht’ initiative.

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Cosun Annual Report 2020

23 April 2021

Cosun announced its provisional results for 2020 on 11 February 2020. Its definitive results for the year have been published in its annual report for 2020.

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Cosun: Slightly higher result in a challenging year

11 February 2021

Royal Cosun closed 2020 with a slightly higher group result than in 2019.

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New look & feel Sensus underline the power of chicory root

14 January 2021

Today Sensus unveils a brand new corporate identity, which symbolises the power of plants. “The new logo reflects the power of chicory root and the new corporate identity emphasises our ambition to make the world healthier with inulin,” said Iwan Blankers, CEO Sensus.

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Hans Meeuwis will succeed Albert Markusse as CEO Royal Cosun

14 December 2020

Today, the leading plant based agri-food cooperative Royal Cosun announces it intends to appoint Hans Meeuwis as Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Appointment CEO Duynie Group

30 September 2020

Today Cosun has announced the appointment of Roel van Haeren as CEO Duynie Group and member of the Cosun Executive Board effective 1st of October 2020. In this position Roel van Haeren will be reporting to Albert Markusse, CEO Cosun.

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Aviko Rixona strengthens position with acquisition of production company in Stavenhagen and strategic partnership with Unilever

25 September 2020

Today Aviko, one of Europe's largest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products and part of Royal Cosun, announces the acquisition by Aviko Rixona of Unilever's factory in Stavenhagen, Germany.

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Albert Markusse, CEO Cosun, announces he will leave the company on 1 June 2021

10 September 2020

Today, Albert Markusse has announced that he will leave his current position of CEO at Cosun on 1 June 2021.

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