Christophe Bonduelle, Chairman of the Bonduelle Group, received on the 13th of December, the Prize for "Personality of the Year" during the LSA 2017 Innovation Awards Ceremony.
Chairman of the family business since 2001, Christophe Bonduelle, has been pursuing the diversification of the business mix of the Group as well as its geographical locations, hence focusing on innovation and long-term sustainability. Early 2017, he notably managed with success the acquisition of the American company: Ready Pac Food. A transforming transaction that makes the Bonduelle Group the leader in single-serve salad bowls in the US. The stability of the company, its societal commitment and its innovation strategy were what convinced the jury, made of 40 mass market professionals.
Bonduelle : A family, a company, a brand
Before being a brand, Bonduelle is first and foremost the story of a family-owned company that has persisted by constantly improving and updating its products and its image. For more than 160 years, the company has been run by the same family, focusing primarily on a long term strategy. If the company was founded in 1853 in Renescure, North of France, the brand was only created in 1947. The brand is now a trustworthy reference for European, former CIS and Brazilian consumers. Christophe Bonduelle, Chairman, leads a successful sixth-generation family company.
The Bonduelle Group has gradually become worldwide leader in ready-to-eat vegetables. Its vegetables, grown on 128,000 hectares, are sold in 100 countries through various distribution channels using all technologies available: canned, frozen, fresh-cut, delicatessen prepared salads and snacking.
The Légumiô Pasta innovation was also honoured
In the category "Consumer Consumables - Salty Grocery", the new range, Légumiô Pasta also received an award at the ceremony.