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Zimbabwe flies under radar with new dairy

A dairy processing venture is said to be under construction in Zimbabwe. The country has not had a processing facility since 2009, when Swiss food giant, Nestlé, suspended milk purchases 
under pressure from international human rights groups.

Nestlé delivers good performance in 2011

Swiss dairy giant Nestlé has reported 7.5% organic growth and 3.9% internal growth for 2011, with a trading operating profit of CHF12.5 billion (€10.3bn) on sales of CHF83.6 billion.

Dr Ralf Zink new research head at DMK

Dr Ralf Zink is taking up the role of new overall head of R&D at dairy group DMK (DMK Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH). He will be responsible for all R&D projects in the areas of milk and fresh dairy products, cheese, brand business, powder and ingredients, process engineering and packaging development, and will report to Ingo […]

Nestlé builds new farming institute in China

Swiss dairy giant Nestle is building a dairy farming institute in Shuangcheng in Heilongjiang province, China. The institute, with its series of training farms, aims to be the country’s leading dairy training centre, offering teaching courses from national and international experts, according to the company. The firm has had a factory in Shuangcheng since 1987. […]

Nestlé Brazil expands with beverage factory

Nestle continues to invest in Brazil with the opening of a new CHF83 million (EUR67.2m) beverage factory in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The factory, located in the city of Tres Rios, will create more than 1,000 direct and indirect jobs. It is Nestle’s 31st factory in Brazil and its third in the state […]

Nestlé sees growth in 9 months

Swiss dairy giant Nestle reported nine-month sales of CHF 60.9 billion (EUR49.9bn), which amounts to 7.3% organic growth, including real internal growth of 4.1%. Good growth was reported in developed markets, and double-digit growth in emerging markets. The full-year outlook is better than its original 5-6% lon-term organic growth prediction as well. “In a tough […]

Nestlé Chile to open powder plant in 2013

Nestle’s Chilean division is set to open its 300 million litre factory in southern Chile in March 2013, Claudio Sarah, head of strategic dairy policy, Nestle Chile, told the audience at the recent World Dairy Summit in Parma, Italy. The Greenfield plant will produce milk powder and infant formula for the export market, he says. […]

EU sugar reform planned

The European Commission (EC) is set to introduce plans to reform the European Union (EU) sugar regime in mid-October, according to industry sources. The plans are thought to contain proposals to abolish beet sugar production quotas. British sugar prices rocketed by 60% to reach EUR880/tonne this year, compared with EUR500 – 550/tonne a year ago. […]

Nestlé Brazil goes green polyethylene

Swiss packaging giant Tetra Pak has “achieved a significant milestone towards its goal of producing 100% renewable packaging with Nestle Brazil’s launch of two popular milks brands in carton packaging featuring caps made with green polyethylene (PE),” according to the company. The use of plant-based polyethylene in carton packaging further strengthens Tetra Pak’s renewability credentials. […]

Nestlé and Danone tops in Rabobank rankings

Nestle and Danone remain the two largest companies in the most recent rankings of dairy companies published by Rabobank, the agricultural banking analysts. Their dairy businesses last year made turnover of $28bn (EUR19.6bn) and $16.4bn (EUR11.5bn) respectively. However, New Zealand dairy group Fonterra at number three has overtaken Lactalis (4) and FrieslandCampina (5) by garnering […]

Investments in German baby nutrition

In one of the largest single investments by Nestle in Germany for many years, the international concern has freed-up some EUR117 million for renovation and expansion of its Biessenhofen baby nutrition plant in Franconia. The plant is being prepared for an exciting new product, says Nestle, which can be fed without problems to babies with […]

Movenpick UK adds Areington

Catering ice cream manufacturer Movenpick UK has named Barry Areington as country business manager with immediate effect. Previously with Nestle Waters as impulse channel director for the UK, Areington was formerly based in South Africa with Sara Lee and CPC/Best Foods. He was responsible for the development of out of home channels across this developing […]

Nestlé adds capacity to Philippines plants

Nestle Philippines is planning on installing two major facilities in its Batangas plant in the next 10 years, in addition to a new factory that will produce powdered milk and non diary coffee creamer. The new site, begun in November 2010, is expected to be completed in March 2012. It will produce Coffeemate non-dairy creamer […]

Yoplait head says Nestlé is ideal partner

The head of French dairy food company Yoplait has said in a newspaper interview that Swiss food giant Nestle would make an “ideal” partner, with major investment planned in China and India. Yoplait, the world’s second-biggest dairy food producer, is in the midst of a battle to take over a 50 per cent stake in […]