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Toddler milk sector welcomes EFSA rejection of toddler milks

The European group that represents manufacturers of milk products aimed at 1-3 year olds has welcomed last week’s European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion, even though it essentially rejected toddler...

EFSA flushes toddler milk claims

Fortified milks aimed at 1-3 year olds are no better nutritionally than regular foods, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded in a long-awaited opinion.

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Nestlé expands Egyptian ice cream factory on growing demand

Nestlé has invested 26m Swiss francs (€21m)to extend its ice cream factory in Egypt, which the company says is one of its biggest ice cream markets.

Nestlé among first companies to sign up to supply chain initiative

Nestlé is among four companies to have officially registered with a Europe-wide initiative aiming to tackle unfair commercial practices in the food supply chain.

Danone, BSNA, FSA attempt to dispel infant formula aluminium contamination concerns

Danone, the British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA), and the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) have moved to dispel concerns about aluminium contamination in infant formula, after researchers discovered levels exceeding...

Nestlé, Unilever rubbish Brazilian ice cream antitrust allegations

Nestlé and Unilever have rubbished allegations that they violated Brazilian competition law by preventing the exposure of rival ice cream products at retail level.

Top US dairies urge Senate to drop milk production controls

Dean Foods, Nestlé USA, Dannon, Saputo and Kraft Foods are among scores of US dairy processors calling on the Senate to accept a version of the 2013 Farm Bill that...

Nestlé plans to sell underperforming brands

Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke told an investor meeting on Tuesday that the company intended to divest some of its brands and shake up its portfolio.

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Danone, Müller, Yoplait, Emmi, Lactalis Nestlé launch UK Yogurt Council

Leading yogurt manufacturers, Danone, Emmi, Lactalis Nestlé, Yoplait, and Müller, have joined forces to launch the first UK industry body dedicated to promoting the nutritional benefits of yogurt.

Nestle, Kerry, Glanbia take to Twitter at Irish food sustainability conference

Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny joined executives from Tesco, Glanbia and the World Bank to address "Our Food, Our Future" in Dublin on Thursday September 26.

Gizeh signs first customers in North America

Gizeh has expanded into North America by setting up a production unit in Brantford, Toronto.

Toddler milk products not a waste of money or 'unnecessary', says UK industry

The British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA) has slammed a Which? consumer report that branded toddler milk products “unnecessary” and a waste of money.

Nestlé may offset China infant nutrition price cut with other 'amendments'

Swiss dairy giant Nestlé has suggested that it could offset potential losses as a result of its recent infant nutrition product price cut in China through similar positive "adjustments" in...

Fonterra latest to cut Chinese prices after price-fixing probe

Fonterra has slashed the cost of its Anmum maternal health products in China by 9%, making it the latest company to reduce its prices following the launch of a government...

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Nestlé ploughs $13m into Dominican Carnation Milk plant

Nestlé has unveiled the CHF 12.9m ($13.3m, €10.4m) expansion of its Carnation brand evaporated milk manufacturing facility in the Dominican Republic.

Infant formula deals 'may' have broken Chinese anti-monopoly laws, Biostime admits

In the midst of an investigation into the pricing practices employed by it and other infant formula manufacturers in China, Biostime has admitted that the terms of its agreements with...

Nestlé looking to double liquid beverage capacity through new KL plant

Nestlé Malaysia has broken ground on a new plant on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur that it expects will double its local ready-to-drink production capacity by the time it opens...

Nestlé, Danone cut Chinese infant formula prices in response to pricing probe

Nestlé-owned Wyeth Nutrition and Danone Dumex are slashing the price of their infant formula products in China in response to the launch of an investigation into their pricing practices and...

Danone, Nestlé, FrieslandCampina facing Chinese infant formula pricing probe

A host of infant formula manufacturers, including Nestlé, Danone, and FrieslandCampina, are under investigation in China over the high pricing of infant formula and suspected anti-trust violations.

Lower infant formula protein levels may offer obesity protection - Nestlé-backed study

Follow-on formula with protein levels closer to that of breast milk may offer “high risk” infants additional protection from obesity later in life, a Nestlé-backed study has claimed....

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BioGaia, Nestlé sign new probiotic supply and licence deal

Probiotics manufacturer BioGaia has entered into a new supply and licence agreement with Nestlé that will see the Swiss food and beverage giant include the firm's Lactobacillus reuteri probiotic in...

Nestlé quashes rumours of Punjab pull-out

Nestlé India has quashed rumours that it will withdraw from its first dairy unit in the country by committing to a Rs250 crore (US$45m) expansion to the Moga plant in...

Nestlé agrees to licence out Pfizer infant nutrition brands in Australia, Southern Africa

Pharmaceuticals supplier, Aspen, has entered into an agreement with Nestlé to acquire the licences to sell the firm’s recently-purchased Pfizer infant nutrition brand portfolio in Australia and several Southern African...

Nestlé sales growth slows – but CEO reconfirms expectations

Nestlé has reported slower sales growth in the first quarter of 2013 hit by unrest in the Middle East and a cold start to spring, which affected sales of ice...

Nestlé to sell-off Mexican Pfizer infant formula business in anti-trust deal

Mexican anti-trust officials have approved Nestlé’s $11.85bn (€9bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition on the condition that the Swiss firm sells off the acquired infant formula business to an independent third...

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