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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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Raghavendra Verma | 5 Oct 2018

Instant noodles - a product born in Japan - have reached into south-east Asia and are spreading further across the continent, with India a major market. Per capita consumption in India is lower than the likes of Indonesia and Vietnam but Raghavendra Verma looks at how instant noodles have found a place in the diets of a growing number of Indians.


Wang Fangqing | 16 Aug 2018

Demand for breakfast cereal in China is expected to continue to grow amid the urbanisation of the population and continued interest in Western eating habits. But what must manufacturers do to tap that demand? Wang Fangqing reports in this second part of just-food’s in-depth look at the category.


Wang Fangqing | 15 Aug 2018

China has been a key target for multinational food companies for decades but success has varied by category. Western-style breakfast cereal has not made the advances seen in other parts of the industry but, as Wang Fangqing reports, that is gradually changing.

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Dean Best | 1 Aug 2017

Gerber, one of the most-established names in the baby food sector, is marking its 90th anniversary. In some markets, a company can trade on that longevity; in others, it can turn some consumers off. Bill Partyka, Gerber's president and CEO, talks to Dean Best about how the Nestle-owned company is emphasising its heritage in China but seeking to adapt to changing consumer tastes in the US.


Katy Askew | 14 Nov 2016

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.

Latest News

Simon Harvey | 19 Oct 2018

Nestlé's nutrition and health division outperformed the Swiss food giant's other business units in the first nine months of the fiscal year amid growth from infant nutrition.


just-food.com | 19 Oct 2018

This week's product news includes Nestle's plan to take its A2 infant formula into more markets and Tesco doubling the size of its Wicked Kitchen vegan range in the UK.


Andy Coyne | 17 Oct 2018

Food groups Nestlé and Grupo Bimbo have helped launch a new initiative to prevent food loss and waste in Latin America and the Caribbean.


Dean Best | 12 Oct 2018

Froneri, the venture housing much of Nestle's ice-cream operations, is looking to close another plant in Europe.


Andy Coyne | 10 Oct 2018

UK-based environmental pressure group Greenpeace has cited household-name food producers in a list of the top ten worst offenders when it comes to throwaway plastic.


Simon Harvey | 9 Oct 2018

US-based free-from snacks maker Incredible Foods has received another round of investment, this time from a former Nestlé executive.


Andy Coyne | 9 Oct 2018

French dairy giant Lactalis has snapped up assets from Nestlé in Malaysia.


just-food.com | 5 Oct 2018

This week's most eye-catching product news features Mars' plans to shake up some of its chocolate ranges in the UK and Nestle's move to roll out a line of organic Herta products in France.


Dean Best | 4 Oct 2018

Nestle and Indofood have ended their joint venture marketing culinary products in Indonesia.


Andy Coyne | 4 Oct 2018

US-based accelerator Terra has revealed the latest cohort of start-ups to take place in the programme.


Andy Coyne | 1 Oct 2018

Food and beverage giants Unilever, Nestle and Coca-Cola have all made it through to the second stage of bidding for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Indian nutrition business, according to reports from the country.


just-food.com | 28 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Arla Foods' organic fruit yogurts debut roll out in Germany, a collaboration between Germany's Dr Oetker and UK-based Quorn in pizza, and Nestle introducing the Maggi noodles brand to yogurt dips in India, along with a new snack brand in the UK and Ireland.


Simon Harvey | 27 Sep 2018

Nestlé is pledging to increase the use of recycled plastics in its European Union packaging as part of a global initiative announced in April.


Simon Harvey | 26 Sep 2018

Allen's, the Australian confectionery brand owned by Swiss food giant Nestlé, has ceased making fruit-flavoured Marella Jubes pastilles after consumers switched to other varieties within the company's sweets offerings.


Simon Harvey | 26 Sep 2018

A clutch of international food giants have signed a voluntary pledge with authorities in Saudi Arabia to cut the sugar, salt and fat content in their products.


Andy Coyne | 25 Sep 2018

Some 90 UK food industry organisations - including producers, manufacturers and retailers - have committed to halving food waste.


just-food.com | 21 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Nestle taking some of its breakfast cereals into the organic category, high-protein, no-added sugar yogurts from Chobani in Australia and the first chilled milk product from the UK's Good Hemp.


Andy Coyne | 18 Sep 2018

Global food giants Unilever and Nestle have entered the race to buy GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Horlicks business in India, according to media reports in the country.


just-food.com | 14 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Unilever rolling out a vegan version of its Hellmann's mayonnaise in the UK and Nestle taking its Asian-inspired Maggi snacks into noodle pots.


just-food.com | 31 Aug 2018

This week's round-up of the most notable product development from the international food sector includes news of the first vegan Magnum ice creams and Lightlife Foods' launch into Canada.


Andy Coyne | 23 Aug 2018

Nestle has said it is "considering alternative options" for its Lean Cuisine healthy living brand in Australia after Simplot, which manufactures and markets the product there, announced it is exiting the frozen meals category.


Andy Coyne | 22 Aug 2018

Reports suggest that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s plan to sell off its Horlicks food and beverage brand and the wider health nutrition business is gaining momentum.

Latest blogs

Dean Best | 24 Apr 2018

Nestle has announced the opening of two consumer healthcare in China and one of which will be supplying foods "for special medical purposes".


Dean Best | 30 Oct 2017

More US trade-body news has caught the eye today (30 October). The Plant Based Foods Association, set up just 18 months ago to promote the growing category in the US, has attracted a major new member.

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