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Focus: Nestle likely to further streamline ops

Nestle has announced a deal to sell-off the bulk of its Jenny Craig weight management business for an undisclosed sum. The move comes as the...

Focus: Nestle Health Science sneaks under radar

Nestle's health science division has continued to motor below the radar in the first half of 2012 and the group is confident of a bright fut...

Innovation "key" to mature market growth - Nestle

Nestle has said innovation is key to growth in developed markets where the company says achieving higher sales is "no walk in the park"....

Talking tech: The future of pouch packaging

First developed as a method of storing provisions by the US military, pouches are becoming a common feature across the global food industry....

Latest Interviews

The rise of Vietnam: Nestle eyes faster growth 12 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Vietnam is an up-and-coming emerging market that is gaining increasing attention as international companies seek out fresh avenues of growth. Nestle first established an office in the country in 1912. In the 1990s the company took its presence in Vietnam to the next level with the establishment of a local subsidiary. Today, the firm is focused on accelerating growth in the market. Katy Askew spoke to Rashid Aleem Qureshi, MD of Nestle Vietnam, to find out more about the group's plans in the country.


Nestle eyes tripling of Middle East sales 2 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

A young market which promises room to grow is a key attraction for multinationals in the Middle East, the head of Nestle's Middle East operations told just-food at the Gulfood trade expo in Dubai.

Latest News

Food industry quotes of the week 5 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Nestle lost a trademark infringement case in Singapore over its Kit Kat product. Arla Foods pulled out of the race to acquire Arab Dairy and Unilever decided to separate its ailing spreads business into a stand-alone unit. India hit the headlines frequently, with Britannia Industries "pioneering" the online exclusive launch of its new biscuit product before it hits traditional stores, and with Fererro re-thinking its plans for its business in the country.


Nestle loses Kit-Kat copycat case vs Petra 2 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Nestle has lost a case against Petra Foods in Singapore alleging the local confectioner's Take It chocolate wafer product infringed its intellectual property rights.


Hershey heads to court in US trademark dispute 31 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Hershey has hit LBB Imports with a lawsuit, accusing the US importer of infringing its trademarks.


Nestle to defend South Africa Kit Kat TM 7 Feb 2014

Katy Askew

Nestle is taking legal action defend its Kit Kat trade mark from alleged violations by IFFCO's Tiffany Break brand in South Africa.


Nestle, Mondelez, Unilever make sat fat pledge 28 Oct 2013

Dean Best

Nestle, Mondelez International and Unilever have said they will make changes to their products to try to cut the amount of saturated fat consumed in the UK.

Latest blogs

KitKat wrappers pass for train tickets in Japan 12 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Nestle has teamed up with the Sanriku Railway to enable train travellers to use Kit Kat wrappers as tickets.


Why the Android/KitKat tie-up may be more savvy than you think 4 Sep 2013

Dean Best

Being a sceptical journalist by trade and not the most up-to-speed on tech trends, when news of the marketing tie-up between Google and Nestle dropped into my inbox, I frowned and questioned whether it was just a bit of fluff. But it may make more sense than you think.

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