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Nestle ‘sure’ child labour occurs in supply chain as company allows probe

Nestle has become the first food company to allow the Fair Labor Association (FLA) to investigate whether children are working on cocoa farms supplying its factories as the company said...

Nestle invests €45m on frozen pizza production in Germany as exports boom

Nestle has announced plans to expand production of its Wagner brand of frozen pizzas following a 400% export boost since Nestle acquired the brand in 2005.

Fugeia and Nestlé team on Brana Vita projects

A matter of weeks after it achieved Novel Foods approval for its ingredient Brana Vita, Belgian start-up Fugiea has announced a partnership with Nestlé to develop bran fibre foods.

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Eco friendly methane trucks optimise supply chain for Nestle

Nestle UK has scooped an award for its use of methane trucks that has reduced CO2 emissions by 14% compared to diesel trucks with further potential to slash emissions in half.

Nestlé launches 3D breakfast cereal game globally following French success

Nestlé is rolling out a 3D animated game to its cereal boxes in 53 countries around the world, following the success of the initial launch in France two years ago.

Nestlé invests €38m in Turkey cereal plant

Food giant Nestlé is investing around €38m in a new cereals factory in Turkey on the back of increasing demand for the breakfast category in Turkish households.

Mineral oil risk: Nestlé looks for new recycled paper grades

Nestlé said it is collaborating with paper manufacturers to evaluate different approaches for developing “new grades of recycled paper” in light of concerns about migration oil leakage into foods from...

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Nestlé reveals strategy to plug engineering skills gap

A lack of engineering graduates has created a challenge for the food manufacturing sector in terms of vacancy filling or expansion projects and we spoke to the head of HR...

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Nestlé invests in South African cereal factory

Nestlé is investing around CHF 67m into two new factories in South African, one of which will produce two of its cereal products.

Clinical trials to underline innovation work on cereals at new Orbe site, says Nestlé

Collaboration with the wider scientific community on R&D projects is an essential component of project work at a new Switzerland based breakfast cereal development centre, said Nestlé.

Nestlé France aims to boost fibre in kids’ cereals

A new nutritional charter initiated by Cereal Partners France - a joint venture between Nestlé Cereals France and General Mills - reflects French government targets and pledges to boost fibre...

Australia: Nestlé cereal brands get Heart Foundation backing

Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW), an alliance of Nestlé and General Mills, said that a large percentage of its cereal brands sold in Australia including Cheerios have been endorsed by the...

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Nestlé highlights the importance of nutrition in elderly

Nestlé outlined the value of nutritional interventions with protein and vitamin D intake, optimising functionality in the elderly which may ultimately help to reduce the cost burden on healthcare systems.

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Extended agreement sees Nestle build human sports nutrition

Nestle Nutrition and Natural Alternatives International have announced a supply agreement, giving Nestle Nutrition exclusivity in marketing a sustained release tablet form of SR CarnoSyn beta-alanine made by NAI.

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Nestle to build R&D centre in India

Nestle is investing around CHF50m in a new R&D centre in Gurgaon, India, as it expects 45 per cent of its global sales to come from emerging markets within a...

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Nestle Nutrition boss resigns

Nestle Nutrition has a new interim VP at the helm, as Richard Laube has left today to pursue new personal opportunities outside the company.

UK Ofcom rejects breakfast TV complaints from Nestlé and Kellogg’s

UK media watchdog Ofcom has rejected complaints from cereal food giants Nestlé and Kellogg’s that they were treated unfairly by the Channel 4 programme What’s in Your Breakfast?

Nestle acquisition focuses on food for metabolic disorders

Nestle has boosted its clinical nutrition activities, this morning announcing its acquisition of a UK-based manufacturer of tailor-made food products for people with inherited metabolic disorders.

Nestlé looks set to take on Kellogg's and PepsiCo in India

Nestle India, a subsidiary of the Swiss giant, is set to enter the breakfast cereals market and take on competitors in the category there such as Kellogg’s and PepsiCo, according...

Nestlé makes fresh commitment on sustainable palm oil

Nestlé has pledged to crack down on companies “owning or managing high-risk palm oil plantations or farms linked to deforestation” as part of a new commitment to sustainable sourcing.

Biofuels to blame for palm oil deforestation, says Nestlé

Political decisions encouraging biofuel production from palm oil is causing deforestation in Indonesia and not the low tonnage sourced by Kit Kat maker Nestlé, according to the chairman of the...

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Nestlé completes Kraft pizza acquisiton

Nestlé is starting the integration of Kraft’s frozen pizza business into its international organisation, after competing the acquisition yesterday.

Nestle USA heat-treated flour switch planned for months

Nestle USA said the switch to heat-treated flour in the production of its Toll House dough has been planned since late summer and confirmed it had yet to find the...

Nestle to use heat-treated flour after E.coli found in dough

Nestle USA has said it is to begin using heat-treated flour in the manufacture of its Toll House refrigerated cookie dough two days after finding E.coli in samples of the...

Nestle opens biscuit research centre in Chile

Nestle has opened a new research and development centre in Chile to help the company create healthier biscuits and cereal snacks.

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