Nestlé chief executive Paul Bulcke: said the Nespresso VertuoLine system, which dispenses larger cups of coffee to cater to US tastes, had been doing “very well” in the first two months since its launch. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

The head of Nestlé has acknowledged “tougher” competition in the $80 billion (€58.4 billion) global coffee market, but brushed off the challenge to th(...)

There are no Oompa-Loompas in evidence on this Reading University campus, but one laboratory tucked away on the site is doing work that would b(...)

Brandtone’s new platform will work across a range of phone types, including smart and feature phones. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Irish mobile marketing group Brandtone took to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today to reveal its first automated marketing platform. Konne(...)

Sales at Nestl€, the world’s largest food company, rose 4.3 per cent to 21.9 billion Swiss francs (€18 billion). Photograph: Keystone/Fabrice Coffrini

Nestlé’s first-quarter sales growth undershot rival Danone’s after some retailers in Asia cut inventories back to match poor demand, and the de(...)

Six Easter eggs per household are expected to be eaten this weekend. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Irish households have been urged to recycle more packaging from the 12m Easter eggs to be consumed in the coming days as Oxfam has warned over (...)