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Nestle Waters to spend US$25m on Swiss bottled water facility

10 May 2018

Nestle Waters has lined up a CHF25m (US$24.9m) investment at its Henniez mineral water facility in Switzerland.

Nestle unveils 2025 recycled packaging target

10 Apr 2018

Nestle has announced plans to hit 100% recyclable or reusable product packaging by 2025.

Nestle makes taste pledge with launch of stevia-based Sanpellegrino in UK

7 Mar 2018

Nestle UK has promised that its new stevia-sweetened Sanpellegrino tastes the same as previous versions as the company continues to cut sugar from its portfolio.

Nestlé offloads Sweet Leaf Tea and Tradewinds to private-equity group

18 Dec 2017

Nestlé Waters North America has agreed to sell its Sweet Leaf Tea and Tradewinds RTD tea businesses. 

Nestlé Waters expands water conservation plan

25 Oct 2017

Nestlé Waters has signed up 16 more of its global bottling plants to an industry-led water conservation scheme.

Is yours one of the drinks companies failing the water management challenge? - Sustainability Spotlight, Part II

9 Oct 2017

In the second part of this month's Sustainability Spotlight, Ben Cooper continues his review of the findings from a new report from Ceres on water stewardship, which identifies the leaders and the laggards in the beverage sector, as well as flags the issues that require particular attention.

Is yours one of the drinks companies failing the water management challenge? - Sustainability Spotlight, Part I

6 Oct 2017

The beverage sector's performance on water stewardship has come under close scrutiny with the publication of a new report from sustainability non-profit organisation Ceres. In a two-part special feature, Ben Cooper examines Ceres' findings and what they say about the beverage sector's response to arguably the most challenging sustainability issue it faces.

Singapore cuts deal with soft drinks companies over sugar content

23 Aug 2017

Soft drinks producers in Singapore are to reduce their sugar content after agreeing a deal with the city-state's government.

Nestle Waters launches recycling labels in US

10 Aug 2017

Nestle Waters' North American unit is set to add recycling instructions to the labels of its bottled water brands in the US.

How brands are looking to utilise sustainability to connect with consumers - Sustainability Spotlight

8 Aug 2017

In late-July, Coca-Cola European Partners unveiled an increased 2020 target for recycled content in its plastic bottles in the UK. just-drinks' sustainability commentator, Ben Cooper, believes this news also underlines the role that brands can play in encouraging consumers to recycle.

Nestle Waters unveils Nestle Pure Life ad

31 Jul 2017

Nestle Waters North America has launched a global TV ad for Nestlé Pure Life that aims to "raise awareness of the brand's purpose" among consumers.

Trump, Brexit puts global M&A in freefall - study

7 Jul 2017

Political upheaval around the world, including Brexit and the rise of Donald Trump, have pushed mergers and acquisitions in the FMCG area to their lowest levels for five years, a new report has said.

Nestle Waters' Watermelon and Strawberry Perrier Sparkling Waters - Product Launch - video

7 Jul 2017

Nestlé Waters has added two flavours to its Perrier sparkling water range in the US. Strawberry and Watermelon join the existing line up, which also includes  Lime, L'Orange and Pink Grapefruit.

Why is the soft drinks sector losing the recycling game? - Sustainability Spotlight

19 Apr 2017

A recent report from Greenpeace has condemned the world's largest soft drinks producers for not doing enough to address ocean pollution caused by plastic bottles. The report is particularly critical of the lack of progress on bottle re-use, which suggests to Ben Cooper that this may have to feature more prominently in sustainability strategies if further damaging criticism is to be avoided.

The politics of M&A, the end of Anheuser-Busch InBev's affair and Britvic's Brazilian ballroom - The just-drinks Analyst

24 Mar 2017

In his latest commentary for just-drinks, former drinks analyst Ian Shackleton heads to Brazil to look at 3G's burned fingers, the future worries for Anheuser-Busch InBev and Britvic's samba moves.

Nestle rolls out Pure Life Kids Still Water to China

16 Mar 2017

Nestlé has lined up a children's version of its Pure Life water brand for the Chinese market as it looks to capitalise on the trend towards healthier drinking. 

Nestle Waters opens second Pure Life factory in Thailand

7 Mar 2017

Nestle Waters has invested THB1.8bn (US$51.3m) in a new Pure Life bottled water facility in Thailand as it looks to expand its reach in the country. 

Nestle moves US beverage division to Virginia in HQ relocation

3 Feb 2017

Nestlé is moving its US headquarters in the country from California to Virginia to be closer to its US production base. 

Has your company made the water stewardship A-list? - Sustainability Spotlight

30 Nov 2016

The latest report from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), assessing companies' efforts on water, reveals a strong representation from drinks companies among those companies the project considers to be leaders in water stewardship. Ben Cooper reports.

Nestle's Nescafe Ready-to-Drink range - Product Launch

27 Oct 2016

Nestlé India has introduced its ready-to-drink range of Nescafe coffee to India, with market-specific flavours.

Nestle's ProNourish Low FODMAP nutritional drink - Product Launch

4 Oct 2016

Nestle's Health Science division has developed a low-FODMAP drink designed for consumers with 'digestive sensitivities'. 

Nestle Waters expands North America CMO role

31 Aug 2016

Nestle Waters North America's CMO, Antonio Sciuto, is to lead the company's four brand business units after an expansion of his role.

Nestle Waters' The Sanpellegrino Group opens water bottling plant in Italy

5 Jul 2016

Nestle Waters' Italian division The Sanpellegrino Group has inaugurated a EUR16m (US$17.8m) mineral water bottling plant for its Nestlé Vera Naturea brand. 

Nestle Waters takes majority stake in Ethiopia JV with Abyssinia Springs

6 May 2016

Nestle Waters has entered a joint venture with Ethiopian bottled water company Abyssinia Springs as it continues to invest in Africa. 

Nestle Waters opens Nigeria plant, toasts Q1 sales growth

15 Apr 2016

Nestle Waters has opened a second manufacturing facility in Nigeria as part of a CHF25m (US$25.8m) investment. 

Nestle Waters adds to Perrier slim can portfolio in Canada

31 Mar 2016

Nestle Waters has extended its Perrier slim cans product range in Canada to include Lemon and L'Orange. 

Brynwood Partners lines up Sunny Delight Beverages Co buy

14 Jan 2016

Private-equity group Brynwood Partners is to buy orange juice producer Sunny Delight Beverages Co for an undisclosed sum.

The bottled water sector in 2015 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part I

9 Dec 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we are starting our review of the year in the global drinks industry. First up, Ben Cooper looks back at the last 12 months in the bottled water category.

Iced tea consumption booms - research

26 Oct 2015

Global iced tea consumption is expected to reach around 37bn litres this year, according to new research.

Nestle Waters says Californian water pipeline lawful

14 Oct 2015

Nestle Waters has defended a water pipeline in a Californian national forest after environmental groups filed a lawsuit against US park authorities.

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