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Why Nestle is relaxed about the China "drag"

Nestle's sales for the first nine months of 2014 have missed analyst expectations and the investment community pointed to China as a key fac...

US attitude to health, sustainability is changing

Some of the largest food manufacturers in the US have been sluggish to react to a consumer-led revolution around attitudes to health,wellnes...

Industry awaits WHO reply on beefed-up ad pledges

Companies including Nestle, General Mills and Mondelez International this week extended voluntary restrictions on how they market food to ch...

Deal or no deal: Will UB owners float or sell?

Blackstone Group and PAI Partners are progressing with plans to offload UK Jacob's-to-McVitie's manufacturer United Biscuits. The question o...

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Interview: Bell hits out at German cartel ruling 22 Jul 2014

Dean Best

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.


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.

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F&N secures Nestle dairy licensing deal in ASEAN 23 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Singapore-based Fraser and Neave has secured a licensing deal with Nestle to manufacture and distribute the Carnation, Bear Brand, Bear Brand Gold, Ideal Milk and Milkmaid products in ASEAN countries.


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 week: Tesco, Chobani 9 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Chobani refuted claims its CEO Hamdi Ulukaya is being pushed out of his position. Elsewhere, Tesco outlined a new strategy expected to have a profound impact on the companies that supply the retailer. Findus acquired Nestle's Spanish frozen food business La Cocinera and HKScan announced it was axing 95 jobs across two of its sites in Denmark. Here is the week in quotes

Latest blogs

UK Labour "plans junk food ad watershed" 9 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

There is speculation in the UK the Labour Party is planning a 9pm watershed on junk food advertising if it wins power at the country's General Election in May.


Big business backs Aldersgate call for more equitable UK 9 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

The Aldersgate Group - an alliance of big business, NGOs and civil society pushing for a "sustainable economy" - has set out a new campaign calling for the introduction of a fiscal policy that tackles rising inequality in the UK, as well as issues such as resource pressures.

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

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

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