Fonterra joins rush to avoid profiteering investigation
July 18th, 2013

Fonterra joins rush to avoid profiteering investigation

New Zealand’s huge dairy co-op, Fonterra has joined the rush by international dairy suppliers to drop their infant formula prices after the Chinese Government announced an investigation into profiteering in the sector. Fonterra joins Nestlé, Danone, Royal FreisiaCampina, Abbot Laboratories and Mead Johnson Nutrition in sharply lowering infant formula prices.

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Another year of growth and goodness for local high school students
June 26th, 2013

Another year of growth and goodness for local high school students

More gardens, growth and goodness will become a part of the school-day for Tangaroa College and Papatoetoe High School students as the Nestlé Community Environment Program (NCEP), now in its 10th year, launches this month.

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Nestlé invests in China coffee centre
April 11th, 2013

Nestlé invests in China coffee centre

The world’s largest food company says it will spend at least $16 million on a coffee centre to develop its business in China.

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Nestlé caught in horse meat scandal
February 20th, 2013

Nestlé caught in horse meat scandal

International food giant, Nestlé has been caught in the horse-for-beef scandal just days after claiming its products were not contaminated with horse or other non-label meat products. In a statement released in Europe today, Neslté says “Our tests have found traces of horse DNA in two products.”

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February 19th, 2013

Nestlé’s range of chocolate now made with sustainable cocoa

Nestlé New Zealand and Nestlé Australia announced today that all chocolate it produces in both countries is now independently certified to ensure it’s made with cocoa produced sustainably on farms with safe working conditions.

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Nestlé and GS1 deliver on product information
July 25th, 2012

Nestlé and GS1 deliver on product information

A new service that allows consumers full access to product data via iPhone has been announced by Nestlé Australia and barcode management agency GS1.

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Keith’s Take: New Zealand’s exports primed for disaster
June 14th, 2012

Keith’s Take: New Zealand’s exports primed for disaster

We should be very worried by the economic implications of the latest news from Wellington. Not the news that Europe is facing severe financial problems, or that China is investing far more money in Australia than it does in New Zealand.

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Baby food market losing a big one
April 20th, 2012

Baby food market losing a big one

Food industry insiders in Europe are talking up an impending takeover of Pfizer’s baby food operation by its fellow Swiss food conglomerate, Nestle.

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Avalanche research into ice cream physics
March 28th, 2012

Avalanche research into ice cream physics

International ice cream producer, Nestlé has announced a joint research project with the Swiss Institute of Snow and Avalanche Research in a push to improve ice cream quality. The aim is to better understand the dynamics of ice crystal formation.

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Starbucks taking on Nestlé coffee
March 13th, 2012

Starbucks taking on Nestlé coffee

The world’s most famous chain of coffee houses, Starbucks, is taking on the largest coffee producer, Nestlé, in battle for retail sales.

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Lawsuit challenges fluoride use
October 13th, 2011

Lawsuit challenges fluoride use

A legal challenge to international food company Nestlé has been filed in Maryland, against the company’s United States operation.

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Nestle ad first to pitch at canine customers
October 4th, 2011

Nestle ad first to pitch at canine customers

Nestle, one of the world’s biggest makers of pet food, said on Friday it had launched the first television commercial designed especially for dogs, using a high-frequency tone to grab their attention.

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