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In the spotlight: China's infant formula probe

International infant formula manufacturers are adjusting their business practices in China having been found guilty of price fixing. Multina...

2012: M&A revival but caution hinders big deals

There were, despite continued economic uncertainty in many Western markets and concerns over slowing growth in the East, signs that M&A acti...

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

just-food interview: Nestle "best placed" in China 13 Jun 2013

Katy Askew

Nestle is witnessing dynamic growth in China thanks to a combination of M&A and organic growth. As we discovered in part one of this two part interview, regional chief Roland Decorvet attributes much of this success to Nestle's use of local and global brands. But operating in China is not without its challenges. Katy Askew caught up with Decorvet to find out more about why he believes Nestle is best-placed of all the multinationals to succeed in China.

just-food interview: Nestle China CEO on growth 13 Jun 2013

Katy Askew

The potential offered by the Chinese market is nothing new. And nor is Nestle's presence in the country. The world's largest food group started trading in Hong Kong in 1874 and opened its first sales office on the mainland in 1908. In recent years Nestle has stepped up the pace with the development of a distinctive model it believes will drive expansion. In part one of the just-food interview, Roland Decorvet, chairman and CEO of Nestle Greater China, spoke to Katy Askew about the company's strategy in the market.

Latest News

Aspen Holdings strikes NZ infant formula deal 3 Nov 2014

Dean Best

South African pharma group Aspen Holdings has snapped up 50% of New Zealand infant formula producer New Zealand New Milk.

Nestle sells baby food brands Alete, Milasan 29 Sep 2014

Dean Best

Nestle has sold baby food brands Alete and Milasan to German investment firm BWK for an undisclosed sum.

Aspen buys Nestle's Mexico baby food assets 20 Aug 2013

Michelle Russell

South African pharmaceutical group Aspen Pharmacare has acquired Nestle's infant milk factory in Mexico and licences for some of its brands in Latin America.

Aspen to buy Pfizer assets in Africa, Australia 19 Apr 2013

Michelle Russell

Aspen Pharmacare is to acquire the Pfizer infant nutrition businesses in Australia and southern Africa after a deal with Nestle worth US$215m.

Nestle to sell Pfizer's Mexican business 16 Apr 2013

Katy Askew

Nestle will sell Pfizer's Mexican business to settle competition issues in the market arising from its deal last year to buy the pharmaceutical giant's infant nutrition operations worldwide.

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