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The French division of Nestle Waters has completed its clearout of three regional water brandsFRANCE: Nestle Waters sells final regional bottled water brand

3 January 2014

The French division of Nestlé Waters has sold another bottled water brand to the Société des Eaux Minérales d'Ogeu (SEMO).

SWITZ: Nestlé Waters nine-month sales stay stable as Europe recovers

17 October 2013

Nestlé's Waters unit has reported a slight rise in nine-month sales as its Latin America and Asia regions performed strongly, Europe improved and North America held steady.

GLOBAL: Nestlé Waters boss to step down

23 September 2013

The head of Nestlé's bottled water unit, John Harris, is to retire after 39 years with the company.

SWITZ: Nestlé Waters lifts H1 sales but profits stay flat

9 August 2013

Nestlé Waters has posted a rise in first-half sales but operating profits remained flat despite emerging market growth.

SOUTH KOREA: Nestlé Waters JV unveils US$53m factory

10 July 2013

Nestlé Waters has opened a US$53m factory in South Korea though its joint venture in the country, Pulmuone Waters.

FRANCE: Nestlé Waters mulls subsidiary sale

1 March 2012

Nestlé Waters has said that it could sell its Société Française des Eaux Régionales unit to UK investment fund Nova Capital Management.

FRANCE: Eckes Granini hires French MD from Nestlé Waters

19 September 2011

Eckes Granini has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Manichon as managing director of its operations France.

FRANCE: Nestlé Waters repositions Aquarel

10 June 2011

Nestlé Waters has repositioned its pan-European spring water Aquarel on the French market to target children aged between six months and three years.

SWITZERLAND: Nestlé Waters stops the rot in 2010

17 February 2011

After two years of declines, Nestlé Waters has reported a slight sales increase in 2010 thanks to renewed consumer demand in several developed countries.

FRANCE: Nestlé launches Nesfluid drink

22 September 2010

Nestlé has said it plans to achieve sales of EUR100m (US$132.5m) for its new Nesfluid drink in France over the next five years.

POLAND: Nestlé Waters opens Polish bottling factory

19 July 2010

Nestlé Waters has begun operations at a new bottling facility in Poland.

Product Launch – US: Nestlé USA's Nestlé Juicy Juice Sparkling Fruit Juice Beverage

17 June 2010

Nestlé USA's Nestlé Juicy Juice Sparkling Fruit Juice Beverage

SWITZ: Nestlé Waters returns to growth in Q1

22 April 2010

Nestle Waters has posted a return to growth in Europe in the first quarter of 2010.

DUBAI: Nestlé opens Middle East facility

30 March 2010

Nestlé Middle East has opened a multi-million dollar facility in Dubai for the manufacturing powdered milk and Pure Life bottled water.

FRANCE: Coca-Cola Co’s Polge to head soft drinks trade body

15 February 2010

Coca-Cola France president Christian Polge has been elected head of French soft drinks trade body, the Syndicat National des Boissons Rafraîchissantes (SNBR).

FRANCE: Nestlé Waters cuts jobs

24 November 2009

Nestlé Waters is to cut 250 jobs at its production plant for Vittel and Contrex mineral water brands in eastern France.

US: Nestlé Waters launches ‘born better’ campaign

10 November 2009

Nestlé Waters North America has launched a marketing campaign to highlight the source of its regional spring water brands.

Insight - Nestlé "leaner, fitter, stronger" for future - CEO

22 October 2009

Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé said it is even “leaner, fitter and stronger” for the future, despite posting a drop in nine-month sales this morning (22 October), as a result of consumers buying less bottled water.

SWITZ: Nestlé revenue drops on bottled water

22 October 2009

Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé posted a drop in nine-month revenue this morning (22 October), hurt by the euro’s decline against the Swiss franc and consumers buying less bottled water.

The View from A Farr - Fighting against the Fat Tax

20 October 2009

There's no doubt what's currently exercising the minds of beverage executives in the US - the threat of a Federal CSD tax. Now that President Obama has said the idea is worth investigating the ante has been upped and the industry's leading companies are aggressively fighting their corner – and, argues Annette Farr, with justification.

Focus - Back to school opens doors for soft drinks, water

6 October 2009

Children returning to the classrooms this autumn are able to add to their RDA quotas of vitamins and minerals by drinking a range of school-compliant soft drinks. In response to consumer and government concerns about childhood obesity, health and wellness issues there has been a plethora of new beverage developments for the children's market. All the boxes are ticked: high juice content, use of all-natural ingredients, no artificial flavours, sweeteners or preservatives, and low or zero calories. Annette Farr reports.

SWITZERLAND: Nestlé bluffing on HQ move - analysts

14 September 2009

Analysts believe Nestlé is bluffing by suggesting that it may leave its home base of Switzerland if the national Government puts a cap on executive salaries.

US: Beringer Vineyards to sponsor PGA Tour

2 September 2009

Beringer Vineyards is to sponsor the PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour in the US beginning next year.

just the facts - Consumer boycotts

27 August 2009

Read our list of high-profile consumer boycotts, in our weekly just the facts.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

21 August 2009

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

JAPAN: Nestlé to launch KitKat vegetable drink

21 August 2009

Nestlé Japan is to launch a KitKat drink that combines vegetable and fruit juices with chocolate cream, named KitKat 'vegetables galore'.

US: Jamba Inc sales fall, strips losses

21 August 2009

Jamba Inc, owner of Jamba Juice stores, has reported lower net sales for the first half of 2009 but a significant drop in net losses.

Insight - Nestlé faces bottled water challenge

12 August 2009

Nestlé has said it must find new opportunities for bottled water in the US and key Western Europe markets in order to help turn around flagging sales for the Nestlé Waters business.

SWITZERLAND: Nestlé Waters sales drop H1

12 August 2009

Weak bottled water markets in Western Europe and North America have damaged sales at Nestlé Waters and parent group Nestlé in the first half of 2009.

CHILE: H1 profits rise at Compania Cervecerias Unidas

10 August 2009

Chilean beverage giant Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU) has reported a 35% rise in net profits for the first half of 2009, boosted by a stake sale to Nestle Waters.

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