Preventing obesity starts in the grocery aisle with food packaging

By Eugene Y. Chan and Liangyan Wang In 2018, Statistics Canada reported that nearly one in three Canadians were obese. Similar figures have been reported in Australia, but more concerning is the United States, where over 40 percent of the population is obese. Obesity is not the only diet-related illness to be concerned about — diabetes […]

Kraft Heinz creates new North America strategy role, other CPGs make key hires

Kraft Heinz has created a new role, chief strategy and transformation officer, and has hired Dafne Hefner in the position. Hefner will lead strategic planning, processes, and digital capabilities for Kraft Heinz in Canada and the U.S., reporting directly to Carlos Abrams-Rivera, EVP and president, North America. Hefner’s appointment follows the company’s recent decision to combine […]