PepsiCo joins Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials to the NaturALL Bottle Alliance

WORLD – PepsiCo Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, joining Danone, Nestle Waters and Origin Materials. The NaturALL Bottle Alliance is a research consortium formed in 2017 by Danone, Nestlé Waters and bio-based materials development company Origin Materials to accelerate the…

Nestle launches noodles brand Maggi on Flipkart’s ecommerce platform in India

ASIA - Nestle India has launched its new Maggi Special Masala Noodles on Walmart-owned online platform Flipkart, solely available via ecommerce until it hits retail stores on August 31. Nestle’s new finely ground and whole spices reiterates the company’s focus on new product development for its instant noodle category. “It will give a chance to…

Nestlé and Starbucks successfully close deal for Nestlé’s rights to market Starbucks goods

SWITZERLAND - Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation have announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. According to Nestle, the two companies will work closely together on the existing Starbucks range of roast and ground coffee, whole…

Coca-Cola India announces changes to its leadership team

ASIA - The leading beverage company, Coca-Cola India has announced changes to its leadership structure with the appointment of Sundeep Bajoria as new Vice-President – South West Asia (SWA) Operations and Chandrasekar Radhakrishnan as vice president - strategy and insights, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia. The company said the changes were critical and in…

Nestle Ghana appoints Philomina Tan as new Managing Director

GHANA - Nestle Ghana, a global food and beverage company has appointed Philomina Tan as new Managing Director effective August 2018, succeeding Mrs Freda Duplan who has been promoted as the Market Head of Nestlé Pakistan. Tan was Business Executive Officer (BEO) for Milo Malaysia and Singapore and in her new role she will be…

Nestle inaugurates a new US headquarters in Arlington, Virginia

USA – Nestlé, the multinational food and beverage company, has inaugurated its new U.S. headquarters in Arlington, Virginia through a celebration that will convene Nestlé leadership and employees, elected officials and community members. According to the company, the new location in the Rosslyn neighborhood is home to Nestlé USA’s corporate functions, its Beverage, Baking &…

Nestle joins forces with six food companies to advance animal welfare standards

WORLD - Nestlé and six other food companies have joined forces through the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW) to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain. According to the company, the GCAW is the world’s first global food industry-led collaboration uniting major companies and animal welfare experts working towards improving standard…

Nestle, French Lactalis, Danone tops the Dairy Top 20 list in Rabobank’s report

WORLD - The Global Dairy Top 20 list has seen no new entrants but shifts in positions, topped by the world’s largest food and beverage company Nestle SA, then French Lactalis which swapped places with Paris based food products corporation, Danone. Their combined turnover was positively impacted by dairy price recovery which increased 7.2% in…

Nestle reports 2.3% sales growth to US$43.9 billion in first half year results

SWITZERLAND - Swiss food giant Nestlé has reported a 2.3% sales growth to US$43.9 billion in the first half of the year as markets in the US and China improve. According to the company, the organic growth of 2.8% in the first half was due to the expectations and guidance plans for 2018. Real Internal…

Nestlé inaugurates new NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto in Vietnam to increase production

ASIA – Nestlé, a Swiss transnational food and drink company, has inaugurated a new NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto capsule production line in Dong Nai Province, Vietnam, expanding the Vietnamese facility production to 130m capsules per year. According to the company, the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto capsule production line uses raw materials from high quality Vietnamese coffee beans,…