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Nestle Q1 sales - what the analysts say

Nestle's shares rose today (14 April) after the world's largest food company reported underlying first-quarter sales that beat analyst expec...

Cutting the red tape in India's food sector 

India could be gearing up to streamline its notoriously bureaucratic system of food approval, which, industry experts argue, could not only...


Ben Cooper | 22 Feb 2016

The UK could vote on its membership of the EU in little more than four months but little attention has been paid to what impact an exit could have on the country's largest manufacturing sector. Ben Cooper weighs up the issue, speaking to executives from across the industry.


Dean Best | 18 Feb 2016

Nestle's shares fell today (18 February) after the world's largest food maker missed analyst expectations on sales and trading operating profit - and disappointed with its guidance for this year. Here's a flavour of how analysts have viewed the KitKat-to-Maggi owner's numbers.


Ben Cooper | 28 Jan 2016

In recent months, a series of major companies in the US have announced they will switch to cage-free eggs - but how interested are consumers? Ben Cooper reports.


Ben Cooper | 22 Jan 2016

The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016 rates the failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation as the risk that could have the greatest impact on business. In addition, Ben Cooper writes, the prevalence of climate change risk and the way it is expected to exacerbate other environmental, societal and economic impacts underlines the increasing interconnectedness of business risk, which is an overarching theme of the report.

Latest Interviews

Katy Askew | 22 Oct 2015

CSM Bakery Solutions came to life two years ago when Rhône Capital acquired the bakery supplies business of Dutch food and ingredients group CSM. At the time, Rhône Capital said it would invest in CSM's capacity to innovate and use its customer relationships to support global growth. Katy Askew spoke to CSM vice president of bakery products, Sebastian Siethoff, to find out more. 


Dean Best | 22 Jul 2014

In a story that grabbed the headlines worldwide, 21 companies and 33 individuals in Germany have been hit with fines totalling EUR338m for allegedly fixing the price of one of the country's staples - sausages. Companies including Nestle, Bell Group and Zur Muhlen Gruppe, Germany's largest sausage maker, were handed fines. Some will appeal, including Bell Group, the Switzerland-based meat products group. Bell CFO Martin Gysin told Dean Best why the company believes it should not be penalised.

Latest News

Dean Best | 27 Apr 2016

Nestle and R&R Ice Cream today (27 April) announced the formation of Froneri, an ice cream joint venture operating in over 20 countries.


Dean Best | 21 Apr 2016

Nestle has launched a line of Greek yoghurt products in India.


Katy Askew | 20 Apr 2016

Nestle is "simplifying" the ingredients used in six of its ice cream brands in the US.


Katy Askew | 14 Apr 2016

Nestle booked first-quarter organic sales growth ahead of analyst expectations this morning (14 April), with growth in the Americas and Europe lifting the top line. 


Hannah Abdulla | 8 Apr 2016

Nestle has announced the launch of a meat-free range of meals in Spain under the Garden Gourmet brand.


Katy Askew | 1 Apr 2016

Nestle has opened a new research and development centre located in Singapore that will focus on developing products for the ageing population in Asia and globally. 


Katy Askew | 31 Mar 2016

Nestle could be facing further legal proceedings in India after regulators in the state of Uttar Pradesh reportedly filed a court case with a district magistrate claiming "sub-standard" Maggi noodle samples were found.


Hannah Abdulla | 17 Mar 2016

Minority shareholder's in Israel-based food firm Osem have given the go ahead for a merger with Nestle.


Dean Best | 15 Mar 2016

Food manufacturers and retailers operating in the UK - including Nestle, Unilever, Tesco and Asda - have signed up to cut food and drink waste in the country by a fifth in ten years.


Dean Best | 14 Mar 2016

Osem Investments, the Israel-based food group, saw sales and profits fall in 2015, hit by increased domestic competition - which led to increased spending on promotions - and lower revenues in Europe due to foreign exchange.


Hannah Abdulla | 10 Mar 2016

Nestle is extending its research and development facility at its infant formula plant in Askeaton in western Ireland.


Hannah Abdulla | 8 Mar 2016

Osem Investments, the Israeli food group, has rejected claims from local consultancy Entropy that Nestle's proposed takeover of the business undervalues the company.


Dean Best | 8 Mar 2016

Greenpeace has insisted there is "a considerable amount of work to be done" before consumer goods companies can say no deforestation takes place in their supply chains in a report critical of FMCG giants including PepsiCo.


Hannah Abdulla | 4 Mar 2016

Nestle has declined to comment on "market rumours" the company plans to offload Italian hard candy brands Picchi di Sole, Fondenti, and Rossana, as well as pastry brand Ore Liete, but has suggested it is putting less focus on growing the products.


Dean Best | 4 Mar 2016

R&R Ice Cream, the UK-based company that manufactures ice cream lines for Nestle and Mondelez International, saw sales and profits rise in 2015, boosted by organic growth and contributions from acquired assets.


Hannah Abdulla | 3 Mar 2016

Nestle is reportedly exploring the sale of some of its Italian confectionery and pastry units.


Hannah Abdulla | 3 Mar 2016

Nestle has said it plans to make its Italian chocolate brand Baci Perugina into a "global brand" and promised to pump more than EUR60m (US$65.3m) into the brand over the next three years.


Katy Askew | 2 Mar 2016

Nestle has confirmed that it intends to continue to invest in growing its business in the Egyptian market, where it expects to report double-digit growth in 2016. 


Katy Askew | 25 Feb 2016

Nestle is launching Damak, its premium Turkish chocolate brand, in the US. 


Katy Askew | 18 Feb 2016

Nestle missed analyst expectations when it booked lower full-year sales and trading operating profit this morning (18 February). 


Hannah Abdulla | 5 Feb 2016

Nestle has confirmed it plans to invest EUR27m (US$40.7m) in boosting infant formula production at its plant in Boue in France.


Hannah Abdulla | 4 Feb 2016

Nestle has confirmed plans to acquire the remaining shares in Israeli food firm Osem Investments in a deal worth ILS3.3bn (US$840.5m).

Latest blogs

Ben Cooper | 19 Apr 2016

In the sustainability arena, objective endorsement by a third party, particularly an NGO with credibility levels among consumers that even Unilever can only dream of, is an extremely valuable commodity.


Katy Askew | 17 Mar 2016

Growth prospects for the global packaged food sector were negatively revised today (17 March) on faltering emerging market demand - but India looks increasingly set to be a bright spot for the industry.

Company research

Nestle Pakistan Limited : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

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Nestle USA, Inc.: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile & SWOT Analysis

Nestle USA, Inc.: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile

"Nestle USA, Inc.: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile & SWOT Analysis" report, published by Canadean provides a succinct overview of the company and its operations, detailing their current and...

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Nestle France SA in Packaged Food (France)

Nestle France SA in Packaged Food (France)

Nestlé France SA recorded stagnation in 2013 and modest progression in 2014 and 2015. The French subsidiary of the Switzerland-based multinational consumer goods giant has experienced a promising nasc...

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