Nestle to introduce robots as sales clerks
Nestle to introduce robots as sales clerks

Nestle will use robots as sales clerks at its outlets selling coffee makers in Japan, an initiative that will later spread worldwide, a Nestle spokesperson confirmed to EFE news agency.

Nestle ordered to pay damages to Swiss generic coffee firm ECC

The Ethical Coffee Company today said that a French court had ordered Swiss food giant Nestle to pay it USD 680,000 in damages for criticising their coffee capsules.

Baby food giants mislead mothers about breastfeeding: NGO

Putting profit before an infant`s health, many baby food giants promote supplementary baby food, mislead mothers, undermine breastfeeding and natural foods, an NGO said Wednesday.

Horsemeat scandal: Nestle withdraws beef meals in Italy, Spain

Nestle has become the latest victim of the widening horsemeat scandal after it detected horse DNA in beef pasta meals.

Daley warned his medal hopes could take a dive

British diver Tom Daley has been warned that his media appearances could sink his hopes of winning gold at his home London Olympics.

Nestle buys Kraft pizzas for $3.7 bln

Swiss food giant Nestle bit off a big slice of the huge pizza market in North America on Tuesday, announcing the purchase of Kraft Foods` pizza business for 3.7 billion dollars (2.5 billion euros).

Kraft sweetens Cadbury offer; Nestle rules out bid

Nestle ruled itself out of a bid war over Cadbury and Kraft sweetened its $16.4 billion offer with a bigger cash portion, raising expectations the US food group will win its prize.

Novartis plans to buy rest of Alcon for $39 bln

Switzerland`s Novartis plans to get full control of eye care group Alcon for a total $39.3 billion, to diversify away from prescription drugs, after agreeing to acquire a majority stake from Nestle.

Nestle board approves acquisition of Speciality Foods India

FMCG firm Nestle on Monday said its
board of directors has approved the proposal to acquire the
nutrition business of Speciality Foods India and the deal
would be effective from January 1, 2010.

`Nestle could leave Switzerland over salary cap`

The world`s biggest food company Nestle could leave its homebase Switzerland if Bern imposes a cap on executives` salaries, the group`s chairman said in remarks published Sunday.

Nestle Q2 net up by 33% to Rs 162 crore

Nestle has posted a 33.8% rise in its net profit at Rs 162 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared to the same period last year.