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Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose pledge to halve food waste by 2030

Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose pledge to halve food waste by 2030

14/05/2019 - 08:42
Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose are among the supermarkets that have pledged to halve food waste by 2030.  read more
Nestlé opens new research and development centre in Beijing

Nestlé opens new research and development centre in Beijing

26/03/2019 - 10:08
Nestlé aims to accelerate trend-based innovation in China as it inaugurates a new research and development centre (R&D) in Beijing and a system technology hub in Shenzhen. read more
Nespresso in new sustainable aluminium pledge for coffee pods

Nespresso in new sustainable aluminium pledge for coffee pods

19/11/2018 - 14:39
Nestlé’s Nespresso brand will commit exclusively to responsibly sourced and certified aluminium for its coffee capsules after the company agreed to a new partnership. read more
Nestlé opens wind farm to power half its UK and Ireland factories

Nestlé opens wind farm to power half its UK and Ireland factories

05/07/2018 - 09:51
As a part of its global commitment to procure 100% of its electricity from renewable sources such as solar, wind and hydropower, Nestlé has opened a new wind farm at Sanquhar in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. read more
Nestle to pay $7.15 billion to Starbucks in coffee tie-up

Nestle to pay $7.15 billion to Starbucks in coffee tie-up

07/05/2018 - 08:56
Nestle is set to pay Starbucks $7.15 billion as part of a global coffee alliance in which the Swiss-based food giant is getting the rights to market the U.S. coffee company’s products around the world outside Starbucks’ coffee shops. read more
Nestlé launches Maggi Creations portfolio of meal kits

Nestlé launches Maggi Creations portfolio of meal kits

24/04/2018 - 13:15
Nestlé has launched a range of meal kits in Sri Lanka, providing consumers with pre-portioned ingredients and recipes to prepare home-cooked nasigoreng- and biriyani-style noodle meals. read more
Nestlé confirms outlook as volume growth picks up

Nestlé confirms outlook as volume growth picks up

19/04/2018 - 12:15
Food group Nestlé confirmed its full-year guidance after organic sales growth accelerated to 2.8 percent in the first quarter of 2018, helped by improving volumes. read more
Nestlé to make all packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025

Nestlé to make all packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025

11/04/2018 - 11:41
Nestlé has joined the fight against plastic waste as the company has announced its ambition to make all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. read more
Nestle launches new chocolate bar using sugar-reduction technology

Nestle launches new chocolate bar using sugar-reduction technology

28/03/2018 - 08:49
The food giant Nestle unveiled its first chocolate bar that showcases the company's new sugar reduction technology.  read more
Nestlé opens door to L'Oreal stake sale as growth slumps

Nestlé opens door to L'Oreal stake sale as growth slumps

16/02/2018 - 11:17
Nestlé SA opened the door to a possible sale of its L’Oreal SA stake in a move that would help CEO Mark Schneider sharpen the Swiss giant’s portfolio after the weakest sales growth in more than 20 years. read more
Nestlé accused of selling 'substandard' baby formula in SA

Nestlé accused of selling 'substandard' baby formula in SA

02/02/2018 - 13:47
Nestlé‚ the world’s largest packaged food firm‚ has been accused by the UK-based Changing Markets Foundation of selling "substandard" products in SA. read more
Nestle to cut 400 more jobs in France in a bid to cut costs

Nestle to cut 400 more jobs in France in a bid to cut costs

30/01/2018 - 15:30
Nestlé SA plans to cut as many as 400 jobs in France as the Swiss maker of Perrier water and Herta lunch meats cuts costs. read more
Nestlé moves chocolate research site from Switzerland to the UK

Nestlé moves chocolate research site from Switzerland to the UK

26/01/2018 - 09:09
Nestlé has announced it will transfer its Chocolate Centre of Excellence in Switzerland to the UK as the company aims to “improve the speed and agility of global innovation”. read more
Nestle to launch natural ruby chocolate KitKats

Nestle to launch natural ruby chocolate KitKats

18/01/2018 - 14:01
Nestle will sweeten Japan’s Valentine’s Day with ruby-chocolate KitKats, choosing one of the world’s most candy-obsessed markets for the debut of the first new type of natural chocolate in more than 80 years. read more
Nestlé sells off tea brands to sharpen focus on bottled water

Nestlé sells off tea brands to sharpen focus on bottled water

19/12/2017 - 08:35
Nestlé has sold two of its iced tea brands in North America as the world’s biggest food maker presses ahead with reshaping its business to focus on new trends and consumer healthcare. read more
Nestle, Cuba lay first stone for $55 million coffee and biscuit factory

Nestle, Cuba lay first stone for $55 million coffee and biscuit factory

29/11/2017 - 10:26
Cuba and Swiss firm Nestle laid the first stone of a $55 million coffee and biscuits factory joint venture in the Mariel special development zone, the latest major foreign investment in the Communist-run island.  read more
Nestlé expects operating margin to fall up to half a percentage point

Nestlé expects operating margin to fall up to half a percentage point

19/10/2017 - 16:12
Nestlé said it expected its operating margin to slip 40 to 60 basis points in 2017 due to higher restructuring costs from a faster overhaul, and said full-year organic sales growth should be in line with the 2.6% seen in the first nine months.  read more
Nestlé plans $10bn revamp as activist Loeb takes aim

Nestlé plans $10bn revamp as activist Loeb takes aim

27/09/2017 - 16:28
Nestlé SA may buy or sell businesses with combined sales of almost $10bn as CEO Mark Schneider embarks on the biggest overhaul of the food company in at least a decade. read more
Nestle to brew high-end coffee with Blue Bottle buy

Nestle to brew high-end coffee with Blue Bottle buy

15/09/2017 - 10:26
Nestle has bought a majority stake in California-based Blue Bottle Coffee, marking a first step by the packaged coffee leader into the hipster world of speciality bars that serve high-end, single-origin and cold brewed coffees.  read more
Unilever, Nestlé snap up Pukka and Sweet Earth

Unilever, Nestlé snap up Pukka and Sweet Earth

08/09/2017 - 09:42
Food giants Unilever and Nestlé stepped up their push into healthier food and drink, with the Anglo-Dutch company snapping up a UK maker of organic tea and its Swiss rival announcing a deal for a US seller of vegetarian burritos. read more
Nestlé, Dole and Walmart fight food contamination using blockchain

Nestlé, Dole and Walmart fight food contamination using blockchain

04/09/2017 - 08:38
A number of leading food companies have announced a partnership with IBM to use blockchain collaboration technology to prevent food contamination in the supply chain. read more
Nestlé outlook for weakest sales in 20 years gives Loeb ammo

Nestlé outlook for weakest sales in 20 years gives Loeb ammo

27/07/2017 - 12:16
Nestlé SA warned that sales growth this year will be the weakest in at least two decades, giving activist investor Dan Loeb ammunition for his campaign to spur the world’s largest food company to rejuvenate its businesses.  read more
Nestle to open Japan factory for exotic Kit Kat demand

Nestle to open Japan factory for exotic Kit Kat demand

26/07/2017 - 15:59
Nestle is to open its first factory in Japan in more than 25 years due to the demand for exotic flavours of Kit Kat. read more
A-Brands launch 'Evolved Nutrition Labelling Scheme' in a push to promote healthier diets

A-Brands launch 'Evolved Nutrition Labelling Scheme' in a push to promote healthier diets

20/06/2017 - 13:11
The Coca-Cola Company, Mars, Mondelez International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever have joined together to promote healthier diets and balanced lifestyles in the EU by focusing on nutrition labels on products. read more
Nestlé may put US candy business on the block

Nestlé may put US candy business on the block

20/06/2017 - 10:45
Nestle may sell its US candy business, which makes classics like the Butterfinger candy bar, Raisinets and Nerds. read more
Nestlé Spain invests €19 million in environmental management

Nestlé Spain invests €19 million in environmental management

02/06/2017 - 14:39
Nestlé Spain has announced that it invested approximately €19 million in its environmental management over the period from 2010 to 2016. read more
Nestlé and Unilever in tasty sales

Nestlé and Unilever in tasty sales

21/04/2017 - 10:11
Improved pricing power experienced at both companies provides an early sign of recovery for the food-and-beverage market. read more
Nestlé SA and Department of Small Business Development sign MOU for Enterprise Development

Nestlé SA and Department of Small Business Development sign MOU for Enterprise Development

04/04/2017 - 11:21
Nestlé South Africa and the Department of Small Business Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the commitment to source and develop micro-distributors primarily located in townships and rural areas. The signing ceremony which took place at the annual Proudly South African Summit was attended by the Minister of Small Business Development, Honourable Lindiwe Zulu, senior government officials and business representatives.  read more
Nestlé and Danone team up to create PET bottle from biomass

Nestlé and Danone team up to create PET bottle from biomass

03/03/2017 - 15:47
Nestlé Waters has teamed up with Danone and US startup Origin Materials to develop a PET plastic bottle made from 100% renewable and sustainable biomass materials. read more
Italy’s San Pellegrino expands production capacity

Italy’s San Pellegrino expands production capacity

21/02/2017 - 13:39
Nestlé Italia is investing €90 million in the restructuring of its water and soft drinks factory in San Pellegrino Terme, reports daily Il Sole 24 Ore. read more
Nestlé sees slower sales as new CEO plans restructuring

Nestlé sees slower sales as new CEO plans restructuring

16/02/2017 - 11:57
Zurich - Nestlé SA forecast 2017 sales and profitability below its long-term targets as new chief executive officer (CEO) Mark Schneider steps up restructuring efforts to reignite growth at the world’s largest food company. read more
Nestle pays $145 million for stake in biotech firm Aimmune

Nestle pays $145 million for stake in biotech firm Aimmune

07/11/2016 - 11:25
Nestle SA’s health unit is investing $145 million for a 15 percent stake in Aimmune Therapeutics Inc., a California maker of food-allergy therapies. read more
Nestle’s coffee push brews better sales

Nestle’s coffee push brews better sales

20/07/2016 - 09:57
Zurich - Nestle SA, the world’s biggest food company, reported first-quarter sales that beat analysts’ estimates, as Nescafe and Nespresso were boosted by marketing to ward off increased competition in coffee. read more
 Nestlé shares advance as CEO presages shakeup

Nestlé shares advance as CEO presages shakeup

28/06/2016 - 11:46
Genever - Nestlé SA rose the most in more than four months as investors welcomed the surprise appointment of Fresenius SE’s Ulf Mark Schneider as successor to chief executive officer (CEO) Paul Bulcke. read more
Nestle’s coffee push brews better sales - Switzerland

Nestle’s coffee push brews better sales - Switzerland

15/04/2016 - 10:43
Zurich - Nestle SA, the world’s biggest food company, reported first-quarter sales that beat analysts’ estimates, as Nescafe and Nespresso were boosted by marketing to ward off increased competition in coffee. read more
Nestlé sales rise at slowest pace in six years - Germany

Nestlé sales rise at slowest pace in six years - Germany

18/02/2016 - 14:41
Zurich - Nestlé SA reported the smallest annual sales gain in six years, hurt by weak Asian demand and a product recall in India, and forecast growth at a similar pace this year as raising prices becomes more difficult. read more
Nestlé loses bid to trademark KitKat shape - U.K.

Nestlé loses bid to trademark KitKat shape - U.K.

21/01/2016 - 11:11
London - Nestlé has lost a long-running court battle to trademark the four-finger shape of its KitKat chocolate bar in Britain. read more
When Nestlé chocolate leaves a bitter taste

When Nestlé chocolate leaves a bitter taste

24/06/2015 - 08:45
How many times have you unwrapped or opened a product‚ and been irritated by the fact that it does not look nearly as good as the image on the box or wrapping? read more
India wants damages from Nestlé over noodles - India

India wants damages from Nestlé over noodles - India

08/06/2015 - 08:43
New Delhi - India's government has filed for damages from food group Nestlé after a food scare involving reports of excess lead in Maggi noodles forced a nationwide recall, government officials say. read more
Nestle shareholders suffer 27% dividend decline - Nigeria

Nestle shareholders suffer 27% dividend decline - Nigeria

02/03/2015 - 12:36
Shareholders of Nestle Nigeria Plc will have their final dividend for the year ended December 31 2014 slashed by 27 percent if the amount being proposed by the Board of Directors is approved at the next Annual General Meeting, AGM, in three months’ time. read more
Nestlé inspires young agri-business entrepreneurs - Ghana

Nestlé inspires young agri-business entrepreneurs - Ghana

22/01/2015 - 11:10
Three young entrepreneurs active in the field of agriculture in Ghana have visited Nestlé’s Tema factory as part of the prize they received for winning a pitch competition at the ‘Agri-business Entrepreneurship Bootcamp’. read more
Nestlé ready to act if Ebola spreads - CEO - Mexico

Nestlé ready to act if Ebola spreads - CEO - Mexico

24/10/2014 - 11:55
Lagos de Moreno - Nestlé has no plans to close any of its eight factories or curb output in cocoa and coffee-rich West and Central Africa because of Ebola, but is ready to adapt if it spreads, the chief executive of the world's largest food company said on Wednesday. read more
Woolies threatens boycotters

Woolies threatens boycotters

06/10/2014 - 11:15
Woolworths might haul the Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) group into court because, the retailing giant says, the activists’ threats have put the safety of staff and customers “at risk”. read more
Sourcing raw materials locally will create market for farmers- Nigeria

Sourcing raw materials locally will create market for farmers- Nigeria

27/08/2014 - 10:57
The Federal Government has called on companies to source their raw materials locally, as this will create markets for farmers, boost their income, and increase employment. read more
Katsande exits Nestle- Zimbabwe

Katsande exits Nestle- Zimbabwe

20/08/2014 - 10:35
Harare - Nestle Zimbabwe Limited (Nestle) managing director, Kumbirai Katsande, is set to step down from the helm of the Swiss multinational local unit at the end of September after a four-year stint. read more
Swiss franc hits Nestle profits

Swiss franc hits Nestle profits

08/08/2014 - 10:09
Zurich - The world's leading food industry group Nestle on Thursday posted slumping earnings and sales for the first half of the year, blaming the effect of a strong Swiss franc.  read more
Clover-Bowler deal ‘would make sense’

Clover-Bowler deal ‘would make sense’

23/07/2014 - 15:50
A takeover of Bowler Metcalf’s beverages business, by Clover Industries, would "make strategic sense" for the companies, analysts say. read more
Nestlé Forecasts Higher 2012 Earnings After Sales Beat Analysts’ Estimates

Nestlé Forecasts Higher 2012 Earnings After Sales Beat Analysts’ Estimates

16/02/2012 - 09:42
Nestle SA (NESN), the world’s biggest food company, reported 2011 sales growth that beat analysts’ estimates and forecast higher 2012 earnings as it introduces products such as the Nescafe Alegria coffee maker. read more
Kraft’s Brazil Chocolate Seen as Template After Spinoff: Retail

Kraft’s Brazil Chocolate Seen as Template After Spinoff: Retail

30/01/2012 - 09:00
Investors searching for insights into Kraft Foods Inc.’s (KFT) strategy once it splits in two this year may want to consider a 100-year-old Brazilian chocolate brand called Lacta.  read more
Kraft to invest in chocolate in India

Kraft to invest in chocolate in India

06/12/2011 - 08:28
Kraft Foods has boosted spending in India by more than half, targeting annual sales growth of 30 percent for chocolate, a product it expects to resist any consumer slump.  read more
Nestle’s Biggest Takeover in China Creates 23% Return at No Risk: Real M&A

Nestle’s Biggest Takeover in China Creates 23% Return at No Risk: Real M&A

15/08/2011 - 10:17
Nestle SA’s biggest acquisition in China is giving traders a chance to reap a 23 percent profit without the risk of losing any money on the deal.  read more
Nestlé buys 60% of Chinese confectioner

Nestlé buys 60% of Chinese confectioner

12/07/2011 - 08:56
Singapore - Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, is paying a hefty $1.7bn for a 60% stake in confectioner Hsu Fu Chi International to move deeper into fast-growing markets in China.  read more
Nestle to add factories in Africa, cut imports

Nestle to add factories in Africa, cut imports

11/04/2011 - 00:00
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Nestle Kenya, a unit of the world's biggest food group plans to add three new factories over the next two years in the Africa region, sourcing input materials locally, its head said on Thursday. read more