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Driven By Sustainability, Nestlé Sold $860 Million Worth of Plant-Based Food In 2021

4 Mins Read Sales across the board for Nestlé grew by more than three percent in 2021 to more than $94 billion USD. One of the food giant’s biggest drivers: plant-based food. Nestlé’s plant-based portfolio includes vegetarian brands Garden Gourmet, Natural Bliss, Vuna, and Sweet Earth. But it’s also including offerings from across its portfolio including dairy-free KitKat […]

Nestlé Begins Cell-Based Meat Research with Israel’s Future Meat

4 Mins Read Nestlé has taken the leap into the cellular agriculture industry. The Swiss food giant says it is “closely monitoring” the trend and now kickstarting research with Israeli startup Future Meat. It comes amid rising global demand for alternative proteins—and Nestlé wants to stay ahead of the competition.  Swiss food conglomerate Nestlé has officially entered the […]

L’Oréal, Coca-Cola Lead 100 Brands In Support of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility Packaging’ Initiative

4 Mins Read For the first time, 100+ businesses in the packaging value chain, along with more than 50 other organizations have come together to publicly recognize that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is significantly important. Without that, packaging collection and recycling can not be effectively scaled leading to tonnes of packaging polluting the environment. The statement is published […]

Is Nestlé Gearing Up To Enter The Cell-Based Infant Milk Space?

3 Mins Read Swiss food giant Nestlé has posted a new opening for a specialist in mammary gland development and lactation biology, signalling that it could be preparing its entry into the cell-cultured infant milk sector. While still in its early stages, the cultivated dairy and breast milk industry could cause serious disruption to the soon-to-be US$103 billion […]

Nestlé Launches ‘Wunda’ Pea-Based Milk To Join Plant-Based Dairy Race

4 Mins Read Swiss food conglomerate Nestlé has launched a new pea-based milk, as the plant-based dairy alternative scene continues to heat up. The new brand, Wunda, is set to launch in several European countries before rolling out across the continent, where existing labels like Alpro and Oatly are currently dominating the market. Nestlé has introduced Wunda, a […]

Nativ Cascara: Nestlé Australia Launches Sustainable Upcycled Coffee Husk Drink Termed ‘Social Beverage’

3 Mins Read In a move to keep up with conscious consumerism, Nestlé Australia has debuted a brand new line of upcycled drinks. Made from upcycled coffee berry husks, the caffeinated “social beverage” Nescafé Nativ Cascara uses up the discards from coffee harvesting, slashing food waste while also providing growers with a new business opportunity.  Nestlé Australia has […]

Win For The Herbivorous Butcher After Nestlé Drops Vegan Butcher Trademark Case

3 Mins Read Nestlé has dropped its pursuit to trademark the term “Vegan Butcher” after a legal opposition was filed by The Herbivorous Butcher, the first U.S. vegan butcher shop opened and run by Guam-born siblings. It’s a win for the Minneapolis-based grassroots store, who launched their vegan butcher concept back in 2016 to offer customers their small-batch […]

Nestlé To Roll Out More Plant-Based Products Amid Pandemic Demand Boost

3 Mins Read As the demand for plant-based foods continues to surge, Nestlé says it will step up innovation and begin to launch more plant-based products in the next few weeks. Since the beginning of this year, the Swiss food giant has made clear its intentions to aggressively pursue innovation in vegan and vegetarian categories, but it has […]

Nespresso Pledges Net-Zero By 2022, Debuts New Recycled Aluminium Capsules

3 Mins Read Nespresso has committed that every cup of its coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022. In the same announcement, the Nestlé-owned capsule coffee launched its new capsules, which are the first-of-its-kind on the market made with 80% recycled aluminium. It comes amid a wave of renewed sustainability and circularity pledges from brands across different industries […]

Nestlé: Plant-Based Sales Grow 40% Since January While Other Categories Decline

3 Mins Read Swiss food giant Nestlé has revealed that its plant-based sales have grown 40% in the past half-year amid the coronavirus crisis, which has sent consumers opting for meatless groceries more than ever before. Earlier this year, the conglomerate ramped up its plant-based innovation in response to rising consumer demand.  In its half-year report, Nestlé says […]

Nestlé Is Launching A Vegan Carnation Condensed Milk Made From Oats

3 Mins Read Swiss food manufacturing giant Nestlé has announced that it plans to launch a non-dairy version of the famous condensed milk product under its brand Carnation. Rolling out in three major retailers in the U.K. later this year, the move comes amid a tidal wave of mainstream brands introducing vegan-friendly products to cater to the fast-growing […]

Nestlé Loses “Incredible Burger” Name After Legal Battle With Impossible Foods

3 Mins Read Swiss food giant Nestlé has just lost a legal challenge from Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods, the makers of the “bleeding” heme-filled plant-based burger patties. The ruling means that Nestlé will have to rename its existing plant-based “Incredible Burger” sold across the European Union under its brand Garden Gourmet. Following a court ruling in favour […]

Nestlé Commits To Global Plant-Based Innovation As Vegan Food Becomes Mainstream

3 Mins Read Swiss multinational food and beverage giant Nestlé believes that the future of “reviving” pre-prepared dishes and cooking aides lies in going plant-based, citing the rapid growth in popularity of its meat-free products in the past year. The conglomerate plans to ride on the plant-based trend to launch even more vegan and vegetarian items across its […]

New Plant-Based Labelling Standards To Fight Attacks From Big Meat

3 Mins Read From Beyond Meat’s smashing IPO to record-breaking funding for Impossible Foods and the plethora of new vegan alternative products rolling out on the market, there is no denying that the plant-based meat industry has experienced skyrocketing growth over the past year. However, the pushback by Big Meat & Big Dairy has been swift, with the […]

Nestle Japan Scraps KitKat Plastic Packaging For Recyclable Origami Paper

2 Mins Read In order to tackle global plastic waste, Nestlé Japan has announced that it is launching recyclable paper packaging for KitKat products, which comes with instructions to fold origami cranes. With Japan being the largest market for KitKats in the world, the food giant’s packaging upgrade is set to eliminate an estimated 380 tonnes of plastic […]