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Lacklustre sales see Hershey turn to snacking

"Snacking... and portable snacking is not just short term, this is really a trend and it's becoming a habit," Hershey CEO John Bilbrey said...

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"....

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

Hershey, LBB Imports settle trademark lawsuit 23 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Hershey has confirmed it has resolved a legal battle with LBB Imports, a US firm the confectionery giant had accused of infringing its trademarks.

Nestle confirms US$138m investment in Egypt 20 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Nestle has confirmed plans to invest US$138m into Egypt in the next few years.

IFFCO pushes on with Kit Kat TM dispute 19 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

UAE-based International Foodstuffs Co. has lodged an appeal with South Africa's Constitutional Court challenging a ruling its Tiffany Break bars impinge Nestle's Kit Kat trademark.

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.

Latest blogs

Hershey in Twitter backlash over Brit choco-ban 28 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US fans of British chocolate imports have taken to social media to vent their frustration after Hershey earlier this week reached a settlement with an importer to stop distributing British-made candy bars into the country.

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.

Company research

Biscuits in the Philippines

Biscuits in the Philippines

Biscuits in the Philippines continues to compete with chocolate confectionery. Many consumers continue to consume biscuits, usually chocolate-coated biscuits, as a cheaper alternative to chocolate con...

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Hershey Co, The in Packaged Food (World)

Hershey Co, The in Packaged Food (World)

Hershey is poised for ongoing growth with a raft of new products about to be or recently launched. It is also becoming increasingly aggressive at targeting international markets to overcome what has l...

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Nestle SA : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

Nestle SA : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT

Synopsis Canadean's "Nestle SA : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a...

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