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Nestle steps up plan to tackle plastic waste

21 Jan 2019

Food giant Nestlé has outlined plans to eliminate plastics which are harmful to the environment from its products.

Nestle to close Romanian facility

11 Jan 2019

Nestlé has issued a statement revealing its future plans for its Timisoara production facility in Romania.

French supermarket sales of vegan and vegetarian products surge

9 Jan 2019

French supermarkets saw a drastic change in the sale of vegan and vegetarian products in 2018, according to new research.

Nestle said to be planning plant-based food launch with the Incredible Burger

2 Jan 2019

Nestlé plans to extend its reach in the plant-based food category this year as demand for meat-free alternatives continues to grow.

With Brexit looming, what trends will drive UK food in 2019?

2 Jan 2019

The food industry trends that experts believe we will see in the UK in 2019 reflect concerns across a number of issues, writes Andy Coyne.

Germany embarks on project to cut sugars, salts and fats in food

21 Dec 2018

Germany is embarking on a project to cut the content of sugar, salts and fats in food products following consultations with industry players.

Nestle names Vesco Foods as new Lean Cuisine partner in Australia, New Zealand

20 Dec 2018

Nestlé has signed a manufacturing and marketing agreement for its Lean Cuisine brand in Australia and New Zealand. 

They said what? The most-read interviews on just-food in 2018

18 Dec 2018

Our most-read interviews featured giants of the industry like Nestle, PepsiCo and Danone, as well as SMEs focusing on some of the fast-growing trends shaping the sector.

Nestle 'announces hundreds of job cuts in Germany' 

17 Dec 2018

Swiss food giant Nestle is to cut around 380 jobs in one of its key European markets, it has been reported.

The most-read analysis on just-food in 2018

17 Dec 2018

just-food's most-read analysis of 2018 took in company strategy, financial results, the foodservice market, NPD and sustainability.

Can food multinationals enjoy benefits of scale and be more local?

4 Dec 2018

Some major food multinationals want to realise the benefits of getting closer to the consumer - but without losing the benefits of having scale. Can that be achieved?

UK local authorities told to prepare for Brexit food issues

3 Dec 2018

Local authorities have been given advice on what they should do to prepare for Brexit by an organisation made up of food experts and environmental health specialists.

New Products - US yogurt company Chobani introduces kids brand Gimmies; Huel enters new market with ready-to-drink meal alternative; Russia's Ekosem-Agrar launches new EkoNiva dairy brand; CPW rolls out Oat Cheerios in UK

30 Nov 2018

This week's new products include a new sweet potato frozen chip variant from Canada's McCain Foods in Australia and a ready-to-drink meal alternative from Huel.

Unilever and Nestle both declared the winner in Horlicks takeover battle

28 Nov 2018

Confusion surrounds the likely destination of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s up-for-sale Indian nutrition business which contains the Horlicks bedtime malt drink brand.

Nestle admits stockpiling products and warns of 'very severe' consequences of 'no-deal' Brexit

27 Nov 2018

European food giant Nestle has told a hearing of UK politicians about the action it is taking ahead of Brexit next March.

Nestle, Unilever among FMCG giants to suspend Evolved Nutrition Label trials

20 Nov 2018

Consumer-goods giants Nestle, Mondelez International and Unilever among manufacturers to suspend trials of a labelling system.

Nestle and Unilever 'the final two in battle for Horlicks'

19 Nov 2018

A report in the Indian media is suggesting the race to take over GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) consumer nutrition business - which includes the Horlicks bedtime malt drink brand - is down to the final two.

New Products - Nomadic unveils on-the-go Lovely Live Yogurt range; Nestle launches Nesquik Alphabet cereal in Spain; Kellogg introduces Hi Happy Inside cereal; Conagra Brands rolls out on-the-go Evol meal bowls

16 Nov 2018

This week's news includes new products from companies including Nestle, Kellogg, Saputo and Hormel, taking in markets in North America, Europe and Asia.

"The opportunity is so big" - Nestle and new asset Terrafertil eye Latin America's fledgling markets for plant-based foods

7 Nov 2018

After a deal finalised in August, Nestle owns a majority stake in Latin American organic and plant-based business Terrafertil. Dean Best spoke to both companies to ask what lies ahead.

Nestle, Danone among signatories to UK code of conduct for infant formula

7 Nov 2018

Major food firms are among infant-formula manufacturers with UK operations to sign up to a new industry code of practise in the country.

Why Nestle is seen at front of pack in Horlicks race

6 Nov 2018

Some major names in the food and drinks industries are said to have eyed up the GlaxoSmithKline assets under review - at the centre of which is the Horlicks brand in India. Which suitor could win out? 

Nestle unveils fruits of China incubator

1 Nov 2018

Nestlé, the world's largest food maker, is rolling out new products in China developed by an in-house incubator team set up earlier this year.

Nestle, Unilever among FMCG giants to sign plastics pledge

29 Oct 2018

Nestlé, Unilever and Danone are among the consumer-goods companies to have signed a new commitment on plastic packaging.

New products - Foster Farms launches convenience line; UK's Pukka Pies debuts on-the-go range; Nomad Foods extends Birds Eye range in the UK; PepsiCo set for dairy-alternatives push

26 Oct 2018

This week's product news includes PepsiCo preparing plans to launch into dairy-alternatives in the US and Atlantic Natural Foods set to take its plant-based Loma Linda range into the UK.

Ham cartel probe launched by French competition body

22 Oct 2018

The French competition authority has launched an investigation into whether the sale of ham in the country is controlled by a cartel.

Nestle's infant formula division buoyant as frozen foods struggles

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.

New Products - Coca-Cola milk JV Fairlife launches snack-sized beverages; Oatly takes oatmeal drinks to Spain; Unilever rolls out Culture Republick ice cream pints in US; Nomad-Foods owned Aunt Bessie's Melt in the Middle desserts

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.

Nestle and Grupo Bimbo back Latin America food waste initiative

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.

Nestle ice-cream JV Froneri eyes plant closure

12 Oct 2018

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

Greenpeace names and shames food giants in throwaway plastic report

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.

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