ALDI SUISSE becomes the first Swiss retailer to join Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley
ALDI SUISSE is the first Swiss retailer to become a member of the Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley. By taking this step, ALDI strengthens its commitment to innovating to drive a more sustainable food system.
A new partnership for even more sustainable innovation
ALDI SUISSE is the first retailer in Switzerland to become a member of Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley. This move demonstrates its commitment to even more sustainability along its supply chains and driving innovations in agriculture and the food industry. The Swiss retailer believes that scientific and technological solutions will play a key role in shaping a more sustainable future.
Celebrating their membership, Jérôme Meyer, Country Managing Director at ALDI SUISSE said: “Healthy and sustainable nutrition is an essential part of our lives. That’s why agriculture and food affect everyone. There is still great potential here. We are therefore very pleased to be the first Swiss retailer to become part of Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley’s extensive network and we look forward to discovering, promoting and supporting exciting agricultural and food innovations.“
Major distributors play a key role in shaping a more sustainable food industry
Large distributors play an essential role in shaping more sustainable food systems. By becoming a Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley member, ALDI SUISSE makes an important contribution to driving a more future-focused food industry.
Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley Managing Director, Christina Senn-Jakobsen said: “Retailers play a vital gatekeeping role in driving more sustainable food systems. They shortlist the products that make it onto our dinner plates – shaping our supply chains from farm to fork and making it easier for consumers to make healthier and more sustainable choices. That’s why we’re thrilled to welcome ALDI SUISSE to the Valley. We look forward to welcoming them to the SFNV family and collaborating to create new programs to accelerate purpose-driven innovation! ”
About ALDI SUISSE
ALDI SUISSE AG is a Swiss company headquartered in Schwarzenbach (SG) and belongs to the group of companies ALDI SÜD, a global retail company. ALDI’s key values are simplicity, consistency and responsibility. In addition to high-quality products and affordable prices, this means ensuring sustainable, environmentally-friendly and animal-friendly production. A large proportion of sales from the ALDI SUISSE standard range of around 1800 products is generated from articles produced in Switzerland. With more than 3,900 employees and 230 branches, ALDI SUISSE has established itself as one of the largest employers in the Swiss retail trade since 2005.
About Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley
Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley (SFNV) is a not-for-profit association that strengthens and promotes food system innovation within Switzerland with global impact. SFNV’s diverse member organizations collaborate to address the most pressing challenges in food, agriculture and nutrition, and co-create innovative solutions that drive better planetary and human health.
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