Nestle Ghana records 12.8% growth during 2018 financial year

GHANA - Nestlé Ghana Limited recorded a 12.8% growth in its 2018 financial year across its business supported by strong performance of the company’s downstream distributors This is according to Ms Philomena Tan, Managing Director of Nestlé Ghana Limited, who was speaking during the company’s recently held distributors’ awards ceremony. She stated that the firm’s…

Nestle join forces with Veolia to tackle plastics leakage and accelerate recycling

SWITZERLAND – Global food and drinks giant, Nestle has announced that it has partnered Veolia, the world's leading resource management company to tackle plastics leakage into the environment and develop recycling schemes. The two will collaborate on waste collection sorting and recycling of plastic material, with an emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. The initiative which…

PureCycle partners Nestle and Milliken to accelerate plastics recycling

USA - PureCycle Technologies, US based recycling firm has partnered Milliken & Company and food and drinks giant, Nestle to accelerate its plastic recycling operations. PureCycle said the collaboration advances its plans to open its first plant which will restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to ‘virgin-like’ quality with ‘a revolutionary recycling method’. The company utilizes…

Nestle invests US$11.9m in a new liquid milk line in Argentinian factory

ARGENTINA – Nestle Argentina has inaugurated a new liquid milk production line at its factory located in Villa Nueva, Córdoba province after making investment worth US$11.96 million (CHF 12 million). The new line will enable Nestle start production of liquid milk in added value segments in the Argentinian market. The investment includes a new sterilization…

Nestle accelerates plan to promote women in the executive roles

SWITZERLAND – The global food and drink giant, Nestle has laid down an action plan targeting to increase the number of women in senior executive positions globally. Dubbed Gender Balance Acceleration Plan, the program further puts emphasis on increasing the proportion of women in the group’s top 200 senior executive positions from around 20% currently…

Nespresso commits US$1.2m in improving coffee capsule recycling

USA – Nestle’s Nespresso has in partnership with New York City Department of Sanitation and Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR) committed to invest US$1.2 million in improving the recycling rates of Nespresso coffee capsules. Through New York’s curbside recycling programme, Nestle targets to better sort and capture lightweight aluminium, including foil and other mixed metals, making…

Nestle’s Special T join forces with French tea brand to launch new tea capsules

EUROPE – Nestle’s premium-portioned capsule tea system Special.T has partnered with Paris-based tea brand, Kusmi Tea to launch a new range of jointly created tea capsules in Europe and other markets. The partnership combines Special T system’s advanced technology with Kusmi’s strength in distribution and tea merchandising. Available in Europe via special-t.com and kusmitea.com beginning…

Nestle introduces organic Nescafé Gold premium instant coffee variant in UK

UK – Nestle has launched its first organic premium instant coffee offering, Nescafé Gold in the UK to delight consumers with healthy, nutritious and organic beverages. The Nescafé Gold Organic will be available exclusively in Sainsbury’s and addresses the increasing consumer demand for organic products. The new variant is made with 100% organic Arabica beans…

Nestle expands Poland Spring sparkling water brand with six new flavours

USA – Nestle Waters North America has expanded the Poland Spring flavored sparkling waters line with six new flavors to meet consumer demand for ‘bubbly options and alternatives to sugary beverages’.  The new range is made from 100% natural Maine spring water featuring unique flavor profiles that tap into trending tastes, according to Nestle. The…

Nestle posts 2.1% increase in sales after a good year in China and N. America

SWITZERLAND – Global food and drink giant, Nestle has reported 2.1% increase in sales to US$90.89 billion in the year 2018 (compared to US$89.11 billion in 2017) with the acceleration helped by China and North America. During the period, the company saw strong internal growth, resulting to organic growth of 3%, thanks to strong performance…