Nestlé inaugurates packaging research institute to accelerate sustainability agenda

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the “first-of-its-kind in the food industry”, to further reinforce the company’s sustainability agenda. Located at Nestlé’s Research facilities in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Institute leverages […]

Three start ups announced winners of Nestlé Sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge

AFRICA – Nestlé has announced the winners of the Sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge that was launched in May 2019 as part of its efforts to contribute to the local innovation ecosystem. Selected from among a […]

Nestlé invests in organic baby snacks production in Portugal

EUROPE – Nestlé Portugal will be investing up to €40 million (US$44.15 million) in two organic baby snacks production facilities in Portugal to expand its product range. The company will be investing €11 million (US$12.14 […]

Nestlé launches new KitKat and Yorkie bars with reduced sugar in UK

UK – Nestlé will be introducing new KitKat and Yorkie chocolate bars in the UK and Ireland as it continues to expand its less sugar confectionery ranges. The confectionery giant said that both bars contain […]

Nestlé to close Australian facility as expansion in Brazil gains traction

AUSTRALIA – Nestlé has announced that it will be closing its Tongala processing plant in Victoria, Australia and move the facility’s operation overseas. The closure of the facility, which primarily produces tinned milk products, will […]

Nestlé expands plant-based range with mince and new-recipe burger

EUROPE – Nestlé is expanding its plant based food range with the introduction of a new ‘cook from raw’ Garden Gourmet Incredible Mince and a new and improved version of its Incredible Burger. The new […]

Nestlé Health Science expands into personalized nutrition with acquisition of Persona

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé Health Science (NHSc), through its USA based Atrium Professional Brands business has acquired PersonaTM in a move that seeks to enable the company expand into personalized nutrition sector. Established in 2017, PersonaTM […]

Nestlé Japan to replace KitKat plastic wrappers with paper packaging

JAPAN – Nestlé Japan has announced that it is launching recyclable paper packaging for its KitKat products in  part of its initiative to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. Japan is […]

Nestlé launches new range of plant-based Nescafé Gold coffee

UK – Nestlé has launched a new range of plant-based instant white coffees under its Nescafé Gold brand as it responds to growing demand for non-dairy products. In March, Nestle unveiled its first organic premium instant […]