Nestle S.A. announced June 15 it is undertaking a strategic review of its U.S. confectionery business. One option under consideration is a sale of the business, according to the company.
Confectionery brand Nestle has vowed an across the board reduction of 10% in the sugar content of its chocolate and sweets in the UK and Ireland by 2018.
Nestle has lost a tussle with rival Mondelez International over the validity of its EU trade mark for the shape of the Kit Kat chocolate biscuit bar in an EU court which said it should be re-examined. Cadbury Schweppes – now owned by Mondelez International – asked the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to declare the Kit Kat four… Read more »
Big food companies that include Nestle, Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ), and PepsiCo Inc. are scrambling to create healthier products to reduce their dependence on treats full of sugar and salt. It comes as the U.K., Mexico and some U.S. cities implement sugar taxes to help fight childhood obesity and diabetes, which affects four times as many people now than in… Read more »
Food giant Nestle and Yorkshire’s R&R Ice Cream have completed a transaction to create their new Froneri ice cream and frozen food joint venture.
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Swiss food giant Nestle has announced that it would invest PHP2bn ($42.5m) to build a new manufacturing facility in the Philippines in a bid to meet growing demand for its products. The facility will manufacture protomalt, a key ingredient for its popular Milo drink. Nestle Philippines chairman and CEO Jacques Reber was quoted by philstarGlobal as saying: “The Philippines is… Read more »
Nestlé will invest in the region of €60m in its Baci Perugina brand of Italian chocolate pralines, in a bid to strengthen its position inside Italy and increase the number of export opportunities to overseas markets.
Nestlé has reached an agreement with food producer Osem to acquire the 36.2% stake it does not currently own in the Israeli company.
Nestlé has announced that KitKat is the first global chocolate brand that will use only sustainably sourced cocoa to manufacture all of its products, and will do so from the first quarter of 2016.