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Delivering its first-half numbers yesterday (18 August), Nestle reported a stronger operating performance but a sluggish organic growth rate...
Those waiting for the UK government's long-awaited child obesity strategy will have to wait a little longer. According to media reports last...
Branded food manufacturers based in the UK face a risk that their exports to the European Union will attract duties now the UK government ha...
The newest of Nestle's 40 R&D facilities is a unit in Singapore specialising in nutrition to support healthy ageing. Ben Cooper reports on t...
Since setting up their baby food business from their home in Northern Ireland in 2009, husband-and-wife founders of Heavenly Tasty Organics James Blair and Shauna McCarney-Blair have seen the firm go from strength to strength. Now the firm is about to launch its range of snack products in Asia. James Blair, operations director, tells John Shepherd about the firms latest expansion plans.
Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group.
Nestle has expanded its nutritional products range in India with the launch of Nestle A+ Pro-Grow, which the company said contains 20% higher milk protein than its existing A+ line.
In a week when a number of dairy companies reported financial results, Arla Foods CEO Peder Tuborgh sounded a note of optimism on milk prices, Murray Goulburn looked forward after a challenging 12 months and we spoke to Emmi CEO Urs Riedener about the Swiss dairy group's performance.
The US Food and Drug Administration has pushed back plans to introduce voluntary salt reduction targets for packaged food makers by extending the comment period on the proposals.
Children aged two to 18 in the US should eat less than 25 grams of added sugars each day, the American Heart Association has recommended.
Australian health campaigners have warned prepared meals aimed at toddlers in the country are "too salty", with children consuming their entire recommended daily intake of salt in a single meal.
Nestle booked a stronger trading operating profit this morning (18 August) but its bottom line was hit by one-off charges and net profit fell in the first six months of the year.
Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide.
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has proven an outspoken chief at the snacks-to-soft drinks giant.
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