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Dairy sector is next for dehydration technology

Dairy processing firm Gay Lea Foods is testing Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV) dehydration technology from Canadian company EnWave to create dried dairy products.

Rokk’s robot boosts ice cream, cake capacity

A new robotic production line from Rokk Processing can deliver high production volumes for manufacturers of ice cream and cake makers who want to mimic artisinal designs.

Nestlé faces Pfizer Nutrition brand 'blackout' in Australia after Mexican setback

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday approved Nestlé’s €9bn ($11.59bn) acquisition of infant nutrition business Pfizer Nutrition.

Mexican officials block Nestlé’s Pfizer Nutrition acquisition

Nestlé’s $11.85bn (€9bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition has been blocked by Mexican competition officials over concerns that the deal could lead to price increases.

FSANZ approves Nestlé infant formula L-histidine level amendment

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has provisionally approved an application by Nestlé to reduce the minimum requirement for L-histidine in infant formula products

Chinese authorities approve Nestlé’s Pfizer Nutrition acquisition

Nestlé's $11.85bn (€9bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition has been given the go-ahead by anti-trust authorities in China – taking the “strategic” takeover a step closer to completion.

Nestlé invests $8m to meet Caribbean dairy-based supplement demand

Nestlé has invested around $8m in a new production line at its factory in Jamaica to meet increasing demand for its milk-based energy supplement, Supligen.

Nestlé boosts infant, medical, dairy R&D at Swiss base

The world’s biggest food company has extended its Product Technology Centre (PTC) in Konolfingen, Switzerland as it seeks to speed new product development in infant nutrition, medical nutrition and dairy....

Nestlé research suggests goji berry's immune promise

A combination of milk protein and wolfberry (goji berry) fruit could help boost the immune function of elderly people by strengthening their ability to fight certain infections, according to new...

Australia confirms safety of re-formulated Nestlé NAN infant formula

The New South Wales (NSW) Food Authority has confirmed the safety of a re-formulated Nestlé infant formula product following consumer complaints that the new recipe was making children ill.

Re-formulated Nestlé infant formula tested after consumer complaints

Nestlé Australia has ordered tests on its recently re-formulated Nestlé NAN H.A. 1 Gold infant formula after it received a number of complaints from parents that the 'new, improved' product...

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Nestlé opens first plant in Angola

Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé has furthered its presence on the African continent through the opening of a new CHF16m ($16.4m, €13.3m) factory in Angola.

Mugabe set to challenge Nestlé in Zimbabwean dairy market

The wife of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has launched a range of fresh milk products in the African country with the aim of challenging Nestlé – a dominant figure in...

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Nestlé Australia to sell Peters Ice Cream business

Nestlé Australia has entered into an agreement with Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to sell its Peters Ice Cream business for an undisclosed sum.

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Dairy industry answers: Nestlé China begins dairy farmers institute construction

Earlier this week, Nestlé began construction on its new Dairy Farming Institute in Shuangcheng, China. DairyReporter.com spoke to Nestlé China’s Jonathan Dong about the firm’s efforts to educate Chinese dairy...

South African infant formula purchase boycott lacks ‘merit’ - Nestlé

Nestlé South Africa has shrugged-off threats of a purchasing boycott relating to infant formula among the country’s Hindu community, stating that the encouragement by a religious leader lacks “merit.”

Nestlé condensed milk investment will meet export format demands

Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé has completed a €6m investment at its Pontecesures, Spain condensed milk plant in an effort to expand its product and packaging formats portfolio to...

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Nestle enter agreement to build Inner Mongolia-based dairy farm

Food and drink giant Nestle has entered into an agreement to build a 2,000-cow dairy farm in north China’s Inner Mongolia region, according to reports from China.

Nestlé invests in Morocco to boost milk production

Nestlé has announced a multi-million investment plan in Morocco to improve the quality of fresh milk and encourage the development of the dairy industry through the private sector.

Nestlé’s €9bn Pfizer buy may face anti-trust trouble

Nestlé’s $11.85bn (€9.02bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition may run into anti-trust hurdles after it beat Danone to the drug giant’s global infant nutrition business, according to an analyst.

Nestlé silent on alleged Indian law violations but defends breast-milk substitutes marketing

Nestlé has declined to comment to DairyReporter.com on an Indian government letter stating that it is violating the nation’s laws on sponsorship of health workers, but has fought back against...

Nestlé admits ‘quite dramatic’ US ice cream price hikes as it ditches promotions

Nestlé has revealed that cost pressures affecting its US ice cream business led to it scrap promotion-led sales in 2012 and says the impact on pricing had been “quite dramatic”.

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Nestlé Australia cold on ice cream business sale rumours

Nestlé Australia has refused to confirm rumours that it is looking to exit its Nestlé Peters ice cream business in the country, after press reports today suggested a potential AUS...

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More Cardiff Blues for Gavin Henson as Nestle Chilled Dairy dumps rugby star

Flying Welsh rugby winger Gavin Henson has been sacked by children's yogurt brand Nestlé Chilled Dairy after ice went flying when he got drunk on a Flybe flight from Glasgow...

Nestlé scoops ice cream rivals with avalanche research

Nestlé scientists are working with an avalanche and snow research team to identify the main mechanisms which alter ice creams texture and structure.

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