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Nestle loses EU Kit Kat trade mark tussle with Cadbury

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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 »

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New Technology to Cut Sugar in Chocolate

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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 »

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Nestle to invest $42.5m to build new plant in Philippines

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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 »

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Nestlé invests €60m in Italian chocolate brand Baci Perugina

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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.

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Nestlé opens global R&D centre in Ohio for frozen and chilled food products

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Nestlé today celebrated the grand opening of its new Nestlé Research & Development Center in Solon, Ohio, and marked the completion of a $50 million, two-year project to establish this global center dedicated to transforming the way the world enjoys frozen and chilled foods. In the new 144,000 square foot facility, Nestlé R&D Solon will balance consumer-centered innovation with technology… Read more »

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Consumer Goods Forum Makes Tough Pledge to Tackle Food Waste

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In order to help CGF members implement the new resolution, an implementation plan has been developed. The plan includes key steps that will help develop a baseline, monitoring and public reporting mechanisms, communication and engagement plans and implementation toolkit.

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