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Nestle pricing row with retailers 'nearing compromise'

17 Apr 2018

Food giant Nestle's row with retailers over pricing is approaching a compromise, according to a report by news agency Reuters.

Greenpeace accuses Nestle of being "ambiguous" on plastic recycling pledge

11 Apr 2018

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace has criticised food and drink giant Nestle's pledge to make all its plastic packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.

Nestle unveils 2025 recycled packaging target

10 Apr 2018

Food and drink giant Nestle is aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable product packaging by 2025.

Food M&A dips in March but climbs in Q1 - data

9 Apr 2018

just-food's index of M&A in the packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.

German retailer Edeka 'raises ante on Nestle in price row'

6 Apr 2018

German supermarket Edeka is escalating a pricing conflict with Nestle after reportedly urging its stores to drop more of the Swiss food giant's products.

Nestle to invest in Ukrainian factory modernisation

5 Apr 2018

Nestle has revealed it is to invest UAH700m (US$26.5m) to modernise and upgrade its production facility in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

NZ infant-formula firms see shares plunge after Nestle China launch

29 Mar 2018

Nestle has launched an A2 baby nutrition product in China under its Illuma brand.

Earnings summary - Nestle lowers annual sales figures in earnings restatement; JBS FY profits more than double even as sales falter; 2017 a mixed bag for Vion; Avangardco sales hit by bird flu but annual loss narrows

29 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Fonterra brings back Anchor cheese to New Zealand shelves; Nestle uses "exciting" sugar R&D to launch Milkybar Wowsomes; Daiya Foods adds to range

29 Mar 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Taco Bell moves into tortilla chips; Arctic Zero low calorie ice cream range; Lactalis Nestle JV launches quark products in UK; Turkey Hill Decadent Delights ice cream

23 Mar 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Greenpeace says Kraft Heinz among eight companies failing in palm oil initiative

20 Mar 2018

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace International says some global food companies such as Kraft Heinz, Kellogg, Ferrero and J.M. Smucker are failing to disclose their sources of palm oil despite an initiative to clamp down on deforestation by producers before the end of the decade.

Nestle joins investor group in Five Seasons food-tech fund

15 Mar 2018

Swiss food giant Nestle is among a group of investors kick-starting a new venture capital fund focused on food and agricultural technology.      

Mars pulls out of nutrition labelling initiative and calls for EU-wide action

5 Mar 2018

Confectionery giant Mars has ended its involvement in the Evolved Nutrition Labelling (ENL) initiative.

Baby formula companies counter charity report on 'aggressive marketing'

1 Mar 2018

Some of the world's largest baby formula producing companies have defended themselves against accusations from UK charity Save the Children that they aggressively market their products to mums.

Nestle to expand Canada ice-cream plant

1 Mar 2018

Nestle is to announce plans to expand an ice-cream factory in Canada.

Nestle launches KitKat Senses in UK; General Mills to take Oui yogurt concept across pond; Danone launches Mmmh! puddings in Spain; Orkla unveils Superpasta

23 Feb 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Nestle set to launch first organic products in Brazil 

22 Feb 2018

Global food giant Nestle will launch its first organic food line in Brazil in the coming weeks.

Nestle 'in price row with AgeCore buying group'

22 Feb 2018

Nestle is reportedly in embroiled in a pricing spat with members of the European retail buying group AgeCore.

Nestle's 2017 results and 2018 outlook – five things to learn

19 Feb 2018

The climb just got steeper for Nestle chief executive Mark Schneider after only 12 months at the helm of the world's largest food company. The Swiss giant reported a sixth straight year of slowing organic growth last week, while profits again declined. Simon Harvey goes through the numbers and looks ahead to 2018 and beyond. 

Earnings summary - Kraft Heinz FY sales fall; Campbell H1 sales drop on volumes in 'challenging' US; Danone boosted by WhiteWave synergies; J.M. Smucker Q3 food sales fall

16 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Froneri takes Mondelez-owned Green & Black's ice cream under its wing

15 Feb 2018

UK ice cream manufacturer Froneri is taking over all production of the Green & Black's ice cream brand owned by food giant Mondelez International.

Nestle to buy majority of Ecuador's Terrafertil

11 Feb 2018

Nestle has moved to acquire a majority stake in Ecuador-based business Terrafertil, a company selling organic and plant-based foods.

Danone launches Alpro yogurts in France; Unilever unveils low-sugar Talenti ice cream in US; Nestle reveals Thomy brand vegan hollandaise

9 Feb 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Nestle defends itself against baby food claims

8 Feb 2018

Global food heavyweight Nestle has defended itself against a pressure group’s criticism of its baby milk.

Food M&A volumes hit index high in January - data

7 Feb 2018

just-food's index of M&A in the packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.

Nestle cancels Guatemalan palm oil contract following corruption probe

7 Feb 2018

Global food and beverage giant Nestle has cancelled a palm oil contract with a Guatemalan company accused of corruption.

Nestle to respond to new claims over infant-formula marketing

2 Feb 2018

Nestle has said it will respond "in the coming days" to a study criticising the way the company markets its infant formula and the health claims the world's largest food manufacturer makes on some of the products.

Nestle's French rejig to lead to more jobs lost

26 Jan 2018

Nestle has revealed its plan to reorganise its business in France will lead to 400 fewer jobs across the company's operations in the country in three years' time.

Nestle activist investor Daniel Loeb pushes for disposal of other "ill-fitting businesses''

23 Jan 2018

Daniel Loeb, the activist investor pushing for change at Nestle, has said he expects the "decisive disposal of other ill-fitting businesses'' following the Swiss food giant's sale of its US confectionery unit.

What next after Ferrero's move for Nestle's US candy assets?

19 Jan 2018

After months of speculation, Italian candy maker Ferrero finally emerged this week as the winner in the race for Nestle's US confectionery assets, reportedly pipping rival Hershey to a business that has largely been sluggish in delivering results. But what lies ahead? Simon Harvey investigates.

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