Nestle report focuses on corporate responsibility
A new report, released yesterday by Nestle, outlines the steps the
company claims to have taken to make a positive social and
Innovation raises Nestle above raw material impact
Repositioning on a healthy food platform and investing in research
of value-added ingredients has lifted Nestle out of the reach of
raw material prices and other economic encumbrances.
Mars, Nestle promise ethical cocoa supply
Global confectioners Mars and Nestle have joined a sustainable
cocoa programme, which aims to establish a traceability system for
all farmers in the Ivory Coast.
Nestle looks to self-assembling structures for low-fat products
A simple structured emulsion system could correct for flavour imbalances in reduced and low-fat products, scientists at Nestlé Research Center (NRC) have reported.
Nestle explores probiotics' impact on metabolism
Strains of probiotic bacteria can affect metabolism, says a new
study from Nestle and Imperial College London that could help the
development of new probiotic products tailored for individuals.
Nestle partners luxury chocolatier Pierre Marcolini
Swiss-based food giant Nestle today announced going into
partnership with Belgian company Pierre Marcolini, as the company
aims to move further into the premium and luxury chocolate market.
Nestle, Kellogg et al sign junk ad pledge
Major global food companies have this week signed a pledge to stop
advertising 'junk' food to children under 12, in an effort to
self-regulate and avoid a ban being imposed by the European
Nestle acquires Russian chocolate factory
Global food giant Nestle today announced the acquisition of
Ruzskaya Confectionery Factory (RKF), one of Russia's leading
Nestle, Bunge, Danisco join sustainability reporting group
Nestlé, Bunge, Danisco, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and Tyson
Foods are the first food processors to join a programme to develop
global reporting standards on sustainability projects in the
News briefs: Chewing gum, cocoa and Nestle
A new report claims chewing gum helps weight loss, Nestle job cuts
are imminent in the UK, and cocoa price jumped up the last two
weeks of September.
Nestle weathers commodities storm, sales rise 7%
Nestle yesterday reported organic sales rose by seven per cent in
the first nine months of this year, with the company successfully
managing to offset rising raw material costs by hiking prices.
Marketing to kids: Nestle, Dannon non-committal could lead to regulations
Nestle and Dannon, two of the nation's leading food companies, have
declined to join a widespread industry move to limit advertising of
unhealthy foods to children.
News briefs: Nestle, Cadbury and anthrax
A dose of this week's confectionery stories; Manufacturers get a
sweet tooth for Eastern Europe plus Malaysia gets into a pickle
Nestle points towards future of cocoa research
The future of research into the potential health benefits of cocoa
should focus on the mechanisms and active compounds, with well
defined clinical trials key to this burgeoning segment, says a new
review by Nestlé.
News briefs: Nestle, squeezy chocolate and Cadbury
This week's news briefs include Nestle's new CEO, squeezy chocolate
in a bottle, and Cadbury closing factories.