2022 to be a difficult year on higher commodity prices: Nestle India chief

Nestle India chief Suresh Narayanan on Monday said that 2022 will likely be a “difficult year” as commodity prices are expected to rise and result in the spectre of food inflation for the manufacturers. The leading FMCG player, well known for household brand names like Maggi and Milkybar, is anticipating an escalation in the prices … Read more

Nestlé says over half of its food ‘will never be healthy’ in an internal presentation to top executives, according to a report

Nestle candy products are displayed the company’s news conference in New York October 22, 2010. Nestle, the world’s biggest food group, beat forecasts with a 5.7 percent rise in nine-month underlying sales thanks to strong demand in emerging markets, price rises and a thriving Nespresso coffee business. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The majority of Nestlé’s food and … Read more

Reliance Retail’s private labels revolution spooks global consumer goods makers

Inside supermarkets of Reliance Retail, run by India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, little-known food and home cleaning brands take pride of place on shelves alongside global labels owned by giants Nestle, Unilever and Coca-Cola. Products like Snac tac noodles and Yeah! colas are Reliance’s private label brands – and billionaire Ambani’s not-so-secret weapons as he … Read more