Nestlé is the world’s largest food company. Founded by Henri Nestlé in 1866, Nestlé is a public company, listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange as NESN. The head office for Nestlé is located in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland.
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Nestle, PepsiCo, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies to have signed up to a global initiative aimed at improving food sourcing, reducing waste and supporting "adjustments" in food production methods to promote "healthy and sustainable diets". Ben Cooper looks at the Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (Fresh) programme, which has initially been backed by 25 companies.
Announcing's Nestle 2016 results today (16 February) newly-installed CEO Mark Schneider revealed growth at the Swiss food giant came in below expectations. All eyes are now on Nestle's direction under Schneider, who joined the business at the start of this year. Will there be a greater focus on margin enhancement? Has Schneider totally abandoned the 'Nestle model' targeting 5-6% organic growth each year? Could large-scale acquisitions or disposals be on the cards? Katy Askew investigates.
Co-manufacturing is a common way of doing business in the US food sector but the practice is less prevalent in Europe. In his debut column for just-food, Jefferies consumer goods analyst Martin Deboo wonders whether interest in co-manufacturing will start to grow among Europe's food majors.
Almost five years after Bright Food snapped up a majority stake in Weetabix, the state-backed Chinese group is said to be looking to offload its shares in the UK-based breakfast cereal business. Speculation started before Christmas and, although Bright Food sought to cool the chatter, the rumours have intensified, with four bidders apparently preparing to table offers. Dean Best surveys the purported runners and riders.
Nestle's travel retail unit is a US$100m-plus business, which generates the lion's share of its revenue from confectionery. Stewart Dryburgh, who heads the company's travel retail business, says the sector, while a small part of the Nestle empire, presents a strong growth avenue for the group. However, Dryburgh acknowledges it is also a competitive and fast-paced channel and those companies that want to cash in need to navigate some unique challenges. Katy Askew spoke to Dryburgh to find out more.
Operating one of India's largest food companies is no simple task, Suresh Narayanan, the chairman and managing director of Nestle India, tells just-food in an exclusive interview at his business' headquarters, near New Delhi. The company faces an array of challenges in the market – from the recent Maggi recall, to intensifying competition, to issues like obesity and diabetes. Narayanan shares how the Switzerland-based food giant is responding in the country.
Nestle saw weaker organic growth in the first quarter of 2017 than in the corresponding period a year earlier - but the KitKat maker's underlying sales still came in ahead of consensus analyst expectations.
German food maker Frosta confirmed today (10 April) that it has entered into negotiations with Nestle over the potential acquisition of various frozen food brands belonging to the Swiss food giant in Italy.
Nestle has unveiled 30% reduced-sugar versions of its Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles and Rowntree's Randoms confectionery in the UK.
Nestle is targeting children in India with its new cocoa-malt milk beverage Milo Ready To Drink.
Twelve chocolate and cocoa companies, including Nestle, Mondelez International, Hershey today (16 March) announced plans to work together to "end deforestation and forest degradation in the global cocoa supply chain", focusing initially on Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.
Brazil is to become the latest market for Cheerios, the breakfast cereal brand marketed by Cereal Partners Worldwide, the venture between Nestle and General Mills.
One of the six food and beverage heavyweights aiming for the introduction of "harmonised" nutrition labels across the EU has said the companies would want to "integrate" information on portion sizes into the labels already used on packaging in the UK.
Nestle is in "very advanced" talks with Cuba over setting up a new factory in the country.
Nestle has secured listings at over 400 Tesco stores in the UK for nutritional drink and snack brand Meritene.
Nestle, Unilever and PepsiCo are among the food companies that are to work on devising colour-coded nutrition labels to put on products on sale in the EU.
Nestle has outlined a fresh target to cut the sodium in its food - while admitting it needed to push back its goal for reducing the amount of saturated fat used in its portfolio.
Former Nestle executive Tim Brown has been hired by Chobani to become the Greek-style yogurt producer's president and COO.
Nestle today (7 March) announced plans to shut a factory in the Austrian city of Linz.
The head of Nestle's Egyptian business has said the company is targeting African and Middle Eastern markets to make the most of its "increasing export potential" following the flotation of the Egyptian pound.
Commenting on topics as diverse as sugar reduction, job cuts and M&A, here is a summary of the food industry's week in its own words.
Nestle has opened a new "multi-million-dollar" gluten-free factory in South Auckland, New Zealand, to manufacture Maggi and Docello products.
Smarties-to-Cheerios owner Nestle has announced a "global commitment" to cut the sugar in its food by 5% by 2020.
Nestle has indicated it expects a jump in restructuring charges during 2017 as it booked net earnings that failed to meet analyst expectations this morning (16 February).
Nestle has reformulated the recipe behind its Skinny Cow ice cream range in the US.
Nestle is restructuring its US business and relocating various support functions, including moving its headquarters in the country from California to Virginia.
Nestle has said it is "revolutionising" France's charcuterie market with the launch of what it claims is the first sodium nitrite-free cooked ham as part of an on-going drive for fewer additives in its products.
Nestle has detailed plans to increase production at its manufacturing facility in the US state of Wisconsin, where the group produces infant formula and nutritional drinks.
Nestle, set to welcome a new CEO on 1 January, has announced more changes to the make-up of its senior management team.
Wow. Your correspondent is penning this blog following precious little sleep after the combination of a humid night in London and the emergence of the most significant event in UK history since 1945 made sleep tricky on Thursday night.
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