Major investment from Löfbergs – new CEO of Löfbergs Finland appointed
Löfbergs continues to grow in Finland. The Swedish coffee roaster is now taking the next step and establishes a Finnish subsidiary, of which Kent Pettersson will be CEO as from 1 July. Kent is currently working as sales director at Löfbergs, in charge of food retail in Sweden and Finland.
We remain committed to support smallholder coffee farmer families
Together with our friends within International Coffee Partners (ICP) we are concerned about the possible short and long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on smallholder coffee farmer families. Coffee regions in which the organization is implementing projects are increasingly affected as well.
Löfbergs chosen as the official coffee partner of the UROS LIVE arena
UROS LIVE has signed a coffee partnership agreement with Löfbergs, meaning that both hot and cold Löfbergs coffee products will be sold at the arena that will open in Tampere, Finland, in late 2021. The multipurpose arena with up to 15,000 seats will be one of the world’s most modern venues. The arena will host a wide variety of events from concerts and conferences to world-class ice hockey.
Lars Appelqvist on the board of FoodDrinkEurope
The CEO of Löfbergs, Lars Appelqvist, has been appointed to the board of directors of the European interbranch organisation FoodDrinkEurope. Lars was nominated by the national interbranch organisations in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Estonia.
New coffee from Löfbergs for equal value
A coffee for everyone. With the new Equality Light Roast, Löfbergs takes a stand for the equal value of all people. Löfbergs donates SEK 1 for every sold package to the Rainbow Fund, which works for a world where everyone is treated the same, no matter who you are or who you love.
Swedish coffee roaster boosts Team Hasselborg
The new European champions Team Hasselborg return to Canada for the next event of the Grand Slam of Curling. They bring with them a new cooperation agreement with the Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs, which recently established in Canada.
Kathrine Löfberg receives The Golden Gavel Award 2019
Kathrine Löfberg receives the prestigious award The Golden Gavel for outstanding performance as chair. She is awarded for her exemplary way of developing professional board work in a modern family business. The Golden Gavel Award was established by the Swedish Academy of Directors and Deloitte.
Award-winning ICE from Löfbergs
Great taste, natural ingredients and a neat recyclable package. The Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs continues to impress the Canadian market with ICE, an organic and Fairtrade labelled iced coffee. This time as a winner in the 2019 Top New Products Awards presented by Convenience Store News Canada.
The development of Löfbergs’s sustainability work in 2018/2019
Löfbergs adopted its first environmental policy back in 1992. Since then, the company has worked with concrete targets and measures in the sustainability field, in the producing countries as well as at home. The company is now presenting its sustainability report for the most recent financial year.
Löfbergs predicts future trends in a new podcast
What will the world look like in 2030, and how will new impetus and trends affect the companies’ role in society? These questions kicked off a two-year foresight work that has engaged group management, managers as well as co-workers at the Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs. In the podcast “The Future Starts Here", the company’s CEO Lars Appelqvist shares the results.
Löfbergs has halved its climate impact
The goal was to cut the company’s emissions of greenhouse gases with 40 per cent by 2020. Löfbergs has now reached that goal. Less travelling by air and an increase of the share of Bio LPG are two of the adopted measures that have been contributory factors for Löfbergs’s decrease of its emissions with 50 per cent per produced ton of coffee compared to the base year of 2005.
“Stop using flipcharts, start digging”: Industry Leaders and Coffee Farmers Pledge to Work Closer Together to Overcome Inequalities
During the Specialty Coffee Association’s World of Coffee in Berlin, International Coffee Partners (ICP) representatives from Swedish roaster Löfbergs and trading house Neumann Gruppe (NG) of Germany discussed together with coffee farmers from Honduras and Uganda how to align industry and farmer needs in the coffee sector.