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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

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International Operations Drive Sales Growth at Emmi

    International Operations Drive Sales Growth at Emmi

Swiss dairy group Emmi increased net sales by 1.4% in 2011 to SFr2.72 billion (Eur2.25 billion) thanks to the encouraging performance of its latest acquisitions, to significant international growth and to

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Orior Acquires Swiss Tofu Producer

    Orior Acquires Swiss Tofu Producer

Swiss food group Orior, through its Fredag subsidiary, has acquired Bernatur, the leading tofu producer in Switzerland, for an undisclosed price. Bernatur employs approximately ten people and has a production

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Emmi Exceed Sales and Earnings Targets

    Emmi Exceed Sales and Earnings Targets

Acquisitions, encouraging international growth and strict cost management have helped Emmi, the Swiss dairy group, to increase net profit by 14.3% to SFr86.1m (Eur67m) on net sales ahead by 2.5%

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Swiss Chocolate Manufacturers Return to Growth

    Swiss Chocolate Manufacturers Return to Growth

The Swiss chocolate industry returned to growth last year following a decline in 2009. Over the course of 2010, Switzerland’s 18 chocolate manufacturers increased volume sales by 1.3% to 176,424

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Kraft Foods Looks to Reduce Tax Bill With Cadbury Move

    Kraft Foods Looks to Reduce Tax Bill With Cadbury Move

Kraft Foods plans to move part of its recently acquired Cadbury business to its European headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland in order to reduce its corporation tax exposure. Since 2006 Kraft

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Emmi Completes Extension of Cheese Ageing Cave

    Emmi Completes Extension of Cheese Ageing Cave

Swiss dairy company Emmi has completed the extension of its cheese-ageing cave in Kalthbach in response to growing demand for Kaltbach cheese specialities in Switzerland and abroad. Over the last

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Kraft Foods Opens $14 Million Sugar Confectionery R&D Centre in Europe

    Kraft Foods Opens $14 Million Sugar Confectionery R&D Centre in Europe

Kraft Foods has opened a European Gum and Candy Research & Development Centre at Eysins in Switzerland. The $14m state-of-the-art facility will focus on innovation and new product development for

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Emmi Strengthens Domestic Swiss Business

    Emmi Strengthens Domestic Swiss Business

Swiss dairy company Emmi has joined forces with MIBA, a group of milk producers in north-western Switzerland, to invest SFr2m to purchase and reopen the former Regio Milch beider Basel

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Solid First Half Performance By Emmi

    Solid First Half Performance By Emmi

Helped by rising international sales, Swiss dairy group Emmi has increased net profit by 21.5% to SFr39.9m (Eur31m) on sales down by 0.5% to SFr1.27b for the first half of

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Carlsberg to Close Swiss Brewery

    Carlsberg to Close Swiss Brewery

Global brewer Carlsberg will concentrate its beer production in Switzerland at its main brewery at Rheinfelden and its site in Fribourg will close down by June 2011. The move is

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European Organic Food Market Continues to Grow

    European Organic Food Market Continues to Grow

EU-27 demand for organic products continues to grow. The European organic consumer market is the biggest in the world, and was worth about $26b in 2008. The largest markets are

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Hero Disposes of French Fruit Dessert Business

Swiss and international consumer food group Hero is selling its French fruit dessert business to Charles Faraud, which is majority owned by CIC-Banque de Vizille. The transaction will be completed

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Packaging Relaunch and Repositioning by Emmi

    Packaging Relaunch and Repositioning by Emmi

Swiss dairy processor Emmi is repositioning its products under the ‘Emmi’ umbrella brand. Typical Swiss symbols and the silhouette of a mountain peak in red and white are the key

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Emmi to Use Swiss National Day to Promote New Umbrella Brand

Switzerland celebrates its birthday on August 1st. Together with internationally renowned light artist Gerry Hofstetter, Emmi, the country’s largest dairy group, is giving the Swiss population a special present to

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Aryzta Completes Acquisition of Fresh Start Bakeries

    Aryzta Completes Acquisition of Fresh Start Bakeries

Aryzta, the Switzerland-based speciality bakery group with operations in Europe, North America, South East Asia and Australia, has received all necessary regulatory clearances to complete its $900m acquisition of Fresh

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