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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.

Nestlé and Kraft probe palm oil sources after sustainability claims

The globe’s two biggest food firms, Nestlé and Kraft, have launched internal investigations after a Greenpeace report claimed both purchase palm oil from Indonesian company PT Smart whose parent group...

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Nestle withdraws; Danone resubmits EU health claims

Nestlé has withdrawn two article 14 children's health claims from the EU nutrition and health claims process for Nestec products via the competent authority in France, NutraIngredients has learnt.

Committee grills Nestle and Kellogg on salt reduction

Representatives of Nestle and Kellogg defended their actions on salt reduction this week in front of a skeptical committee of Canadian MPs.

Nestlé aims to add value to cereal box with 3D game

Smart packaging is a growing marketing tool and next week Nestlé cereal boxes sold in France will have an integrated 3D animation function that encourages consumers to log onto brand...

Nestle and General Mills build cereal innovation centre

Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) is building a new innovation centre for breakfast cereals in Switzerland at a cost of CHF 50m (€33m).

Nestle’s cookie dough returns to store shelves

Nestle’s Toll House cookie dough has returned to stores with different packaging than the E. coli-tainted batch that was recalled two months ago, after “helpful discussions” with the FDA, the...

E.coli contamination confirmed in Nestle dough

Nestle USA has expressed concern and regret after US food authorities finally confirmed the bacterium E.coli H7:157 had been detected in its Toll House refrigerated cookie dough.

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Nestle joins group to sponsor bioplastics research for food packaging

Nestle has signed up to a joint venture to sponsor research into bioplastics with the aim of developing materials adapted to the food packaging segment on a large scale

Nestle USA recalls all raw dough products on E.coli contamination fears

Nestle USA has issued a voluntary recall of its Toll House refrigerated cookie dough amid fears that it may be contaminated with the bacteria E.coli 0157:H7.

Nestle recession strategy puts public, shareholders centre-stage

Nestle has indicated that the recession need not be all about cutting costs and keeping prices down, unveiling initiatives to tackle longer-term economic and social challenges, and create shareholder- and...

Nestle sticking with cereal nutrition strategy

As breakfast cereal makers come under scrutiny this week following both clinical backing and criticism of their nutrition commitments, one leading manufacturer says it will stick to its strategy of...

Nestle's shredded wheat for weight-loss: Study

Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals could potentially compete for a slice of the £850m slimming industry with fresh research from the UK suggesting when eaten as a meal substitute, cereals could...

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