• Food & Drink Business editor Kim Berry talks to Coco & Lucas founder and CEO Diem Fuggersberger and managing director David Vu. In a wide-ranging conversation, Diem and David share the experience from start-up to leading national ready meal business.
    Food & Drink Business editor Kim Berry talks to Coco & Lucas founder and CEO Diem Fuggersberger and managing director David Vu. In a wide-ranging conversation, Diem and David share the experience from start-up to leading national ready meal business.
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In this episode, Food & Drink Business editor Kim Berry talks to Coco & Lucas founder and CEO Diem Fuggersberger and managing director David Vu. In a wide-ranging conversation, Diem and David share the experience from start-up to leading national ready meal business.

Diem and David recount the experience of getting started in 2016, the challenges Covid presented for the growing business, and the company's mission in developing plant-based and allergen free meals.


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In the first year of PKN’s Women in Packaging Awards programme, industry has stepped up with meaning. The response has been phenomenal, and the judges had their work cut out for them selecting the finalists from a competitive field of high-calibre nominees.

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Applications for the 2024 APCO Annual Awards are now open, and are open to all of industry to apply.