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Nestlé supports waste initiative

The global Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard has been launched in Copenhagen, Denmark at the 3GF (Global Green Growth Forum) summit. For the last three years, Nestlé says it has, in the framework of World Resource Institute (WRI), played a significant part in developing the standard as a tool that can be […]

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Cepac wins coveted Nestle supplier award

Cepac has provided Nestle UK with over one hundred million corrugated packs in the past three years without any non-conformance issue.
The award recognises Cepac’s contribution out of more than 300 of Nestle UK direct suppliers who supply into the 12 UK Nestle manufacturing sites.
Cepac was founded over 16 years ago by the $10bn Dubai-based and […]

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Nestlé: can cinnamon help prevent weight gain?

According to Nestlé, scientific evidence suggests that chilli peppers may help prevent weight gain, but you run the risk of setting your mouth on fire. Now, Nestlé scientists believe that cinnamon could offer a cooler alternative.
Working with colleagues from the University of Tokyo, they looked at how effectively cinnameldehyde (a cinnamon extract) and capsaicin (a […]

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Nestle Strengthens Capacity in Europe With New Investment in Hungary

    Nestle Strengthens Capacity in Europe With New Investment in Hungary

Nestle is strengthening its production capacity in Europe, investing more than SFr54 million (Eu45 million) to extend its Purina pet food factory in Hungary. The extension to the factory in the town of Buk will create about 150 new jobs by the end of 2012.
Nestle’s latest investment in the factory is part of its long-term […]

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Consuming Wolfberry in Milk May Strengthen Elderly People’s Immune System

    Consuming Wolfberry in Milk May Strengthen Elderly People’s Immune System

Elderly people who consume the wolfberry fruit in a milk-based formula may strengthen their ability to fight certain infections, according to a new study by Nestle. The company’s scientists in Switzerland and China investigated whether giving healthy Chinese people aged 65 to 70 a daily supplement of ‘lacto-wolfberry’ would enhance their immune response to a […]

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Nestle Maintains Momentum During First Half

    Nestle Maintains Momentum During First Half

Reflecting growth across all its global regions, Nestle has reported a 7.5% increase in group sales to SFr44.1 billion (Eur36.7 billion) with net profit up 8.9% to SFr4.7 billion for the first half of 2012. Organic sales growth was 6.6%, composed of real internal growth of 2.9% and pricing of 3.7%. Acquisitions, net of divestitures, contributed […]

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Nestle Accelerates Growth in South Africa

    Nestle Accelerates Growth in South Africa

Nestle has inaugurated two new production sites in South Africa as part of its continued commitment to accelerating the growth of its business in the region. They will enable the company to manufacture Milo and Cheerios breakfast cereals and Maggi noodles for the first time in South Africa, sourcing the majority of ingredients and packaging […]

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Nestle Boosts Production Capacity in India

    Nestle Boosts Production Capacity in India

A new Nestle investment in India will increase the company’s production capacity in one of the fastest growing emerging markets worldwide. The factory extension at Nestle’s existing site in Ponda, Goa – part of the company’s 7 billion Indian Rupee (Eur100 million) investment in the state over the past three years – will produce brand […]

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Nestle Reaffirms Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Vietnam

    Nestle Reaffirms Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Vietnam

Nestle has reaffirmed its commitment to support more than 20,000 coffee farmer households in Vietnam. The company will continue to develop sustainable coffee farming in the country in partnership with the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Measures include improving coffee productivity through better farming practices and distributing high-yield, disease-resistant plantlets over the next […]

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New Study Reveals Benefits of Multi-micronutrient-fortified Milk and Cereals

    New Study Reveals Benefits of Multi-micronutrient-fortified Milk and Cereals

Milk and cereal products fortified with iron and a combination of other micronutrients are more likely to help reduce iron-deficiency anaemia in children than foods fortified with iron alone, according to a new study commissioned by Nestle. Researchers from the Winterthur Institute of Health Economics in Switzerland analysed the combined results of 18 published trials […]

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Nestle Conducts Experiments in Zero Gravity With the European Space Agency

    Nestle Conducts Experiments in Zero Gravity With the European Space Agency

Nestle is using zero gravity research to develop its understanding of the foam technology used in its products. The study could help Nestle scientists create better air bubbles in chocolate, coffee, dairy and pet food.
Scientists at the Nestle Research Center in Switzerland are working with the European Space Agency (ESA) on foam experiments designed to […]

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Nestle to Address Child Labour in Cocoa Supply Chain

    Nestle to Address Child Labour in Cocoa Supply Chain

Nestle and its partners will involve communities in Cote d’Ivoire in a new effort to prevent the use of child labour in cocoa-growing areas by raising awareness and training people to identify children at risk, and to intervene where there is a problem. The initiative is part of an action plan drawn up by Nestle […]

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Nestle Calls for More Community-based Programmes to Prevent Childhood Obesity

    Nestle Calls for More Community-based Programmes to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Nestle has joined scientific and public health experts in calling for the creation of more community-based programmes to prevent childhood obesity. The company is taking part in the Global Obesity Forum in New York to discuss evidence suggesting multi-stakeholder collaborations promoting healthy nutrition and physical activity are among the most successful ways to address the […]

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Nestle Expands European Production With Investment in Spain

    Nestle Expands European Production With Investment in Spain

Nestle has completed a Eur6 million investment in new manufacturing lines at its condensed milk products factory in Pontecesures, Spain, increasing production by 50%. The exansion follows two major financial commitments Nestle has made to develop its manufacturing operations inEurope this year.
Nestle recently announced it would invest SFr300 million (Eur250 million) in a new Nespresso […]

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Activity Levels High in Global Functional Foods Market Despite Lower Growth Rates

    Activity Levels High in Global Functional Foods Market Despite Lower Growth Rates

Although the global functional foods market continues to expand in size, growth rates in parts of the world have dipped over the last couple of years, especially compared with the last decade, according to Leatherhead Food Research. Much of this has largely been for economic reasons caused by the global downturn, with premium-priced functional products […]

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Nestle Expands Pet Food Production Capacity

    Nestle Expands Pet Food Production Capacity

Nestle Purina Petcare is continuing to invest in expanding its manufacturing sites globally. Having spent SFr45 million (Eur37.5 million) last July to exptend its factory in Hungary followed by SFr38 million in its factory in Russia, the global pet food business is now investing more than SFr29 million to expand its factory in New South […]

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Nestle Supports Global Dairy Industry With New Partnership in Morocco

    Nestle Supports Global Dairy Industry With New Partnership in Morocco

Nestle is building on its commitment to help support the development of the global dairy industry with a new partnership in Morocco. The collaboration with the local authorities in the Moroccan region of Doukkala-Abda aims to increase milk production, improve the quality of fresh milk and encourage the development of the dairy industry throughout the […]

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Nestle Strengthens Nespresso With €250 Million Investment in Switzerland

    Nestle Strengthens Nespresso With €250 Million Investment in Switzerland

Nestle is strengthening its premium portioned coffee brand Nespresso by investing SFr300 million (Eur250 million) to meet growing consumer demand worldwide. The company is to build a new factory in Romont in the Swiss canton of Fribourg to increase coffee capsule production.
Nespresso’s third production site will boost employment in the region, creating 400 new direct […]

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Nestle Professional Skills Up Future Chefs in UK and Ireland

    Nestle Professional Skills Up Future Chefs in UK and Ireland

Nestle Professional, the Nestle business that supplies the food and beverage service out-of-home industry, is helping to educate future chefs about nutrition through a new online course in the United Kingdom and Ireland. As part of its global commitment to nutrition, health and wellness, the company has created the interactive programme ‘Toque d’Or NHW’. It […]

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Nestle Joins Research Effort to Further Improve Products’ Environmental Performance

    Nestle Joins Research Effort to Further Improve Products’ Environmental Performance

Nestle is joining a new research partnership between industry and academia that aims to improve the environmental performance of consumer products and services. The company is the only global food and beverage manufacturer to join the ‘International Chair in Life Cycle Assessment’ unit at the Interuniversity Research Centre for the Life Cycle of Products, Processes […]

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Nestle to Acquire Pfizer Nutrition For $11.85 Billion

    Nestle to Acquire Pfizer Nutrition For $11.85 Billion

In a strategic move to enhance its position in global infant nutrition, Nestle has agreed to acquire Pfizer Nutrition for $11.85 billion (Eur9.01 billion). Nestle estimates Pfizer Nutrition’s 2012 sales at $2.4 billion, with 85% generated in emerging markets, many of them with large, fast-growing populations. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval.
Infant nutrition is […]

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Nestle to Acquire Pfizer Infant Nutrition Business

    Nestle to Acquire Pfizer Infant Nutrition Business

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is reported to be close to selling its $1.9 billion annual turnover infant nutrition business to Nestle for between $9 billion and $10 billion. With roughly 80% of its sales generated in high growth emerging markets and 60% in Asia, Pfizer’s infant nutrition business is an attractive acquisition target for the other […]

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New Nescafe Coffee Uses Micro-granules Adapted to Local Tastes

  New Nescafe Coffee Uses Micro-granules Adapted to Local Tastes

Consumers worldwide can enjoy a new premium Nescafe that uses a blend of soluble and finely ground micro-granulated coffee designed to meet specific tastes in individual countries. This month it has been launched in Brazil as Nescafe Duo Grao.
It was first launched to Japanese consumers as a luxury coffee called Nescafe Koumibaisen last year. In […]

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Raising Awareness About Osteoporosis

  Raising Awareness About Osteoporosis

Nestle is partnering with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) to help make consumers more aware of what can be done to prevent Osteoporosis. It is a disease in which bones become fragile, weak and prone to fractures, and is a growing problem in both emerging and developed countries.
Recent statistics released by the IOF showed that […]

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Nestle Continues to Develop its Operations in Chile

  Nestle Continues to Develop its Operations in Chile

Nestle has invested more than SFr127 million ($140 million) in a new factory in Chile as part of its continued commitment to developing its operations in the country. The factory will produce a range of milk products and ingredients with added nutritional value for domestic consumption and for export to the United States, Central America, […]

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Dark Chocolate May Help to Reduce Stress Levels

  Dark Chocolate May Help to Reduce Stress Levels

Eating a moderate amount of dark chocolate every day can help reduce the hormones in your body that make you feel stressed, according to a Nestle study. Scientists from the Nestle Research Center (NRC) in Switzerland examined the biochemical basis for chocolate’s reputation as a comfort food. Their research revealed that the chemical compounds contained […]

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Nestle Boosts Dairy Interests in Asia

Nestle is strengthening its dairy industry interests in Asia with the opening of a new UHT milk factory in Sri Lanka. The factory builds on the company’s recent investments in dairy development in China and India. It will produce ready-to-drink brands such as Milo and Nespray at Nestle’s existing manufacturing site in the Sri Lankan […]

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Nestle Uses Avalanche Research to Create Better Ice Cream

  Nestle Uses Avalanche Research to Create Better Ice Cream

Nestle is using the same specialised technology avalanche experts use to study snow to improve the quality of its ice cream. The company’s scientists are working with the Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research in Switzerland (SLF) to examine the microscopic ice crystals found in both snow and ice cream.
Their research relies on the only […]

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Nestle Strengthens E-commerce Leadership in Europe

  Nestle Strengthens E-commerce Leadership in Europe

Nestle is strengthening its e-commerce offering in Europe, giving consumers a new way to buy customised chocolates in Spain. Díselo con Chocolate, or ‘Say it with Chocolate’, builds on experience from other Nestle e-commerce innovations Maison Cailler, BabyNes and Nespresso.
Consumers can use the new Spanish website to choose their own personalised selection of Nestle Caja […]

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Nestle Strengthens R&D For Fast-growing Markets in Asia

  Nestle Strengthens R&D For Fast-growing Markets in Asia

Nestle is strengthening its global research programme by expanding its research and development centre in Singapore. The centre, which serves fast-growing markets in the Asia-Pacific region, leads Nestle’s expertise in micronutrient fortification and Popularly Positioned Products (PPPs). PPPs are food and beverages that provide nutritional value at an affordable cost, in an appropriate size, for […]

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Nestle Forms New Research Partnership in South Africa

  Nestle Forms New Research Partnership in South Africa

Nestle is entering into a new research partnership with the government of South Africa which it is hoped will contribute to the scientific development of the country and the continent as a whole. The arrangement will offer South African scientists exposure to Nestle’s extensive research capabilities, in particular the company’s expertise in nutrition, food science […]

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Nescafe Dolce Gusto Expands in Europe

  Nescafe Dolce Gusto Expands in Europe

Nestle is strengthening one of its fastest growing businesses in Europe with a Eur220 million (over SFr265 million) investment in building a new Nescafe Dolce Gusto factory in Germany, the largest market for the brand worldwide. Nescafe Dolce Gusto is Nestle’s machine and capsule ‘coffee shop experience-at-home’ system for both hot and cold drinks. It […]

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Nestle Drives Nutrition With ‘Cooking Caravans’ in Africa

  Nestle Drives Nutrition With ‘Cooking Caravans’ in Africa

Nestle has gone on the road in Central and West Africa to provide nutrition expertise and healthy eating tips to consumers. Maggi brand ‘Cooking Caravans’ are travelling through Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire and Nigeria to educate people about balanced diets, micronutrient deficiency and the importance of culinary hygiene. The programme also aims to encourage cooking at […]

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Nestle Grows in Both Developed and Emerging Markets

  Nestle Grows in Both Developed and Emerging Markets

Reflecting growth in both emerging markets and developed markets, Nestle increased net profit by 8.1% on a continuing basis to SFr9.5 billion (Eur7.8 billion) for 2011 on sales of SFr83.6 billion exhibiting organic growth of 7.5% and 3.9% real internal growth. Trading operating profit was SFr12.5 billion and the margin advanced 60 basis points (90 […]

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Study Shows Modern Life is Changing Germans’ Eating Habits

  Study Shows Modern Life is Changing Germans’ Eating Habits

The unpredictability of the average German’s daily routine is having a significant impact on their eating habits, according to a Nestlé study. The company’s second ‘So is(s)t Deutschland’ (‘That’s how Germany eats/is’) survey asked more than 10,000 people about their day-to-day life and dietary patterns.
Work was an obvious influence on people’s eating habits. Surprisingly, longer […]

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Tackling the Global Food Crisis

  Tackling the Global Food Crisis

Private sector companies have an important role to play in addressing the global food crisis, according to Nestlé chief executive Paul Bulcke. In a speech at the ‘Feeding the World’ Economist Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, Paul Bulcke said that the increasing world population, food waste, worldwide water shortages and the issue of using food for […]

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Attractive But Unbalanced Outlook For Global Dairy Market

  Attractive But Unbalanced Outlook For Global Dairy Market

The global dairy market will offer strong growth prospects in the coming five years, but the uneven spread of this market expansion and an era of elevated pricing will create as many challenges as opportunities for key players along the dairy supply chain. This is one of the key conclusions coming from the Rabobank Food […]

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Nestle Launches Coffee Machine For Small Businesses in Europe

  Nestle Launches Coffee Machine For Small Businesses in Europe

Nestle has launched a new coffee machine designed to appeal to Europe’s millions of small businesses. The Nescafe Alegria, which is being rolled out by the company’s ‘out-of-home’ food services business Nestle Professional, is aimed at so-called ‘micro-enterprises’ of fewer than ten employees.
Micro-enterprises represent nine out of ten small to medium-sized enterprises in Europe, which […]

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Nestle Supports Worldwide Development of Children’s Athletics

  Nestle Supports Worldwide Development of Children’s Athletics

Nestle is to sponsor one of the world’s biggest youth sports development programmes for the next five years. As part of its commitment to nutrition, health and wellness, the company is to become the main sponsor of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) Kids Athletics programme. The global initiative encourages school children to participate […]

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Nestle to Restructure UK Coffee Operations

  Nestle to Restructure UK Coffee Operations

Nestle UK has unveiled proposals for a further £200 million extension to its Nescafe factory in Tutbury, Derbyshire, but will close its coffee factory at Hayes. The investment at Tutbury is in addition to the £110 million extension to the Nescafe Dolce Gusto facility at the site announced in November 2011. For the first time […]

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Nestle Supports Dairy Development in China With New Training Institute

  Nestle Supports Dairy Development in China With New Training Institute

Nestle is helping China accelerate the development of its milk industry with the construction of a new dairy farming institute in Shuangcheng in Heilongjiang province. The institute, with its series of training farms, aims to be the country’s leading dairy training centre, offering teaching courses from national and international experts.
Dairy farm owners and workers from […]

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Beverage Partners Worldwide Joint Venture to Focus on Europe and Canada

  Beverage Partners Worldwide Joint Venture to Focus on Europe and Canada

Nestle and The Coca-Cola Company have agreed to focus the geographic scope of their ready-to-drink tea joint venture, Beverage Partners Worldwide (BPW), on Europe and Canada. In Taiwan and Hong Kong, The Coca-Cola Company will enter into a license agreement with Nestle for the Nestea brand. In all other territories the joint venture will be […]

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Cereal Partners Opens Breakfast Cereals Factory in Turkey

  Cereal Partners Opens Breakfast Cereals Factory in Turkey

Cereal Partners Worldwide, a joint venture between Nestle and General Mills, continues to expand the market for its breakfast cereals with the opening of a new factory in western Turkey. The factory will produce breakfast cereals for the Turkish market as well as for 14 other countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
Located in […]

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Nestle Joins New Partnership to Improve Dairy Farming in Brazil

  Nestle Joins New Partnership to Improve Dairy Farming in Brazil

Nestle has joined a new partnership with other dairy companies in Brazil to help more than 2,200 farms improve milk quality, safety and sustainability. Nestle has entered the agreement through Dairy Partners Americas, its joint venture in South America with New Zealand-based dairy co-operative Fonterra. Dairy Partners Americas has teamed up with Brazil Foods and […]

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Nestle Becomes First Food Company to Partner with the Fair Labor Association

  Nestle Becomes First Food Company to Partner with the Fair Labor Association

Nestle has decided to work with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) to investigate whether children are working on cocoa farms supplying its factories. The FLA is a non-profit multi-stakeholder initiative that works with major companies to improve working conditions in their supply chains. In January the FLA will send independent experts to Cote d’Ivoire to […]

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Nestle Invests £110 Million in UK Coffee Factory

  Nestle Invests £110 Million in UK Coffee Factory

Nestle is investing £110 million in its Nescafe Dolce Gusto factory in the UK, creating 300 new jobs and tripling coffee capsule production. The investment will expand the factory, located in Tutbury in Derbyshire, and its workforce. It is the latest in a series of multi-million pound investments Nestle has made in the UK over […]

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Nestle to Invest €45 Million in German Frozen Pizza Factory

  Nestle to Invest €45 Million in German Frozen Pizza Factory

Nestle is strengthening its frozen pizza business by extending its Wagner factory in Germany. The new Eur45 million extension to the factory, located in the city of Otzenhausen, will boost production of Wagner branded frozen food products such as Big Pizza, Piccolinis and Die Backfrische.
 
Production is set to increase from 70 million products to 350 […]

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Nestle Strengthens Food Service Business in Scandinavia and Finland

  Nestle Strengthens Food Service Business in Scandinavia and Finland

Nestle Professional, the Nestle business that supplies the food service out-of-home industry, is strengthening its portfolio with a new acquisition in Scandinavia and Finland. The purchase of the stocks and sauces business Oscar from the Paulig Group will boost Nestle Professional’s presence in the ‘culinary flavours’ sector.
 
Oscar’s premium products and chef expertise will complement strong […]

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Nestle Continues to Drive Growth in Europe €10 Million Investment in Spain

  Nestle Continues to Drive Growth in Europe €10 Million Investment in Spain

Nestle is continuing to drive its growth in Europe with a €10 million (more than SFr12 million) investment to produce different varieties of chocolate in Spain. The company has installed a new production line for moulding chocolates at its factory in La Penilla de Cayon in the north of the country. It is one of […]

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Kraft Foods to Invest $100 Million to Expand in Russia

  Kraft Foods to Invest $100 Million to Expand in Russia

Kraft Foods plans to invest $100 million to more than double the capacity of its coffee production plant at Gorelovo in the Leningrad region of Russia. Kraft Foods, which owns the Jacobs and Maxwell House brands, is the second biggest player in the expanding Russian coffee market with a share of 19%, behind Nestle with […]

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Nestle Expands Russian Coffee Factory

  Nestle Expands Russian Coffee Factory

Nestle has completed a SFr240 million (Eur195 million) expansion of its soluble coffee factory in Timashevsk, Russia. Located in the Krasnodar region, the site is Nestle’s largest soluble coffee factory in Europe. It is also the company’s biggest investment project in Russia so far.
 
The factory uses advanced freeze-dry technology to make Nescafe coffee products for […]

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Cereal Partners Worldwide Receives International Recognition For Greener Buildings

  Cereal Partners Worldwide Receives International Recognition For Greener Buildings

An innovation centre built by Cereal Partners Worldwide in Switzerland has been recognised as a leading example of sustainable design. The firm, a joint venture between Nestle and General Mills, has been awarded a platinum certification by the United States Green Building Council for the building in the Swiss city of Orbe.
 
It is the first […]

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New Chief Financial Officer For Nestle

  New Chief Financial Officer For Nestle

Nestle has appointed Wan Ling Martello (pictured right) to succeed Jim Singh (pictured left), executive vice president and chief financial officer of Nestle, who is retiring on March 31st 2012 after a long and distinguished career of 35 years with the Swiss food and beverage group. Wan Ling Martello is currently executive vice president of global […]

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Nestle Extends Global Product Technology Centre For Confectionery

  Nestle Extends Global Product Technology Centre For Confectionery

Nestle is enlarging its global Product Technology Centre for confectionery, based at York in the UK. Nestle Product Technology Centres have two roles. The first is to develop breakthrough technologies – building blocks that are the basis of new product development. New textures and flavours are created as well as improved nutritional profiles. The second […]

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