26th June 2018
Official Opening of CHAP Soil Health Unit by Chairman of PepsiCo
CHAP Chairman, John Chinn and CEO, Fraser Black attended the official opening of our Soil Health facility and the Plant Phenotyping unit, owned by our sister Centre, Agri-Epi at Cranfield University. The guest of honour was Indra Nooyi, Chairman and Chief Executive of PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies. Mrs Nooyi is the chief architect of Performance with Purpose, Pepsico’s commitment to delivering sustained growth with a focus on making healthier products, protecting our planet and empowering people. The soil health unit is unique in allowing precision control and monitoring of soil, water, crop and climate conditions under a range of tillage operations. Mrs Nooyi was welcomed and given a tour of the facilities by Professor Leon Terry, Director of Environment and agri-food at Cranfield University.