FOOD FOR DEVELOPMENT

Tetra Laval Food for Development drives the development of the dairy and food value chain through cooperation with customers, governments, development cooperation agencies, funding organisations and NGO’s all over the world.

​​​​​​​Working in partnership

To build sustainable food value chains and address global challenges related to food security and nutrition, it is essential to collaborate between stakeholders. Among many partners and networks, we collaborate with:

“Tetra Pak and GCNF understand that when public and private partners work together, we can make sustainable changes to improve nutrition and education for children. For more than a decade, our innovative and valued collaboration with Tetra Pak has supported developing countries feed and educate some of the world’s most vulnerable children.” Gene White, President GCNF

  • SUN Business Network (SUN BN)​ – SUN is committed to scale-up nutrition in the world by bringing public and private stakeholders together. Tetra Laval is a member of the network, and has representation on the Advisory Board of SUN BN.

  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)​ – Sida is co-funding a Dairy Hub development project in Bangladesh. Sida co-funded the Milk for Schools pilot programme in Zambia, initiated by Tetra Laval and Parmalat Zambia. Tetra Laval is a member of Swedish Leadership for Sustainable Development (SLSD), a network established on Sida’s initiative.

  • UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)​ – Tetra Pak and FAO has collaborated on school milk promotion for many years and are also discussing potential partnerships in dairy development. Tetra Laval is a member of the Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).

  • UN Global Compact (UNGC) – Tetra Pak is a signatory to the UNGC since 2004, committing to promote 10 core sustainability principles. Tetra Laval Food for Development is the contact point for UNGC.

  • UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)​ – UNIDO is the implementing partner in a Dairy Hub development project in Bangladesh, co-funded by Sida.

  • World Food Programme (WFP)​ – WFP and Tetra Pak have a long history of collaboration, sharing best practices in school feeding programmes around the world. WFP and Tetra Pak have signed a Letter of Intent in Latin America, and Tetra Pak is actively supporting the Latin American School Feeding Network. WFP implemented a Sida-funded Milk for Schools pilot in Zambia. Tetra Laval Food for Development provided technical assistance sharing food safety best practices to WFP for the emergency school milk programme for Syria.

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