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Mars is one of the largest and most private food companies in the world. It is owned by its founding family and it goes back over a century to when Fr(...)

 Food giant Nestle lowered its full-year outlook on Friday after setbacks from a Maggi noodle recall in India and a rebate adjustment in its skin health division in the third quarter.

Nestle lowered its full-year outlook on Friday as a Maggi noodle scandal continued to drag down third-quarter sales. The world’s largest packaged food(...)

Digital oversight: there has to be a minimum Bill of rights protecting people so they don’t have to go to court to get defamatory or unlawfully damaging content taken down. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

“As of September 28th, 2015 at 01:52pm Eastern Standard Time, I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pic(...)

China’s food safety minister Bi Jing Quan with CEO of Bord Bia Aidan Cotter and Wicklow farmer Joe Hayden

Ireland is now the second-largest exporter of infant formula to China, jumping ahead of New Zealand for first time this year. According to figures fro(...)

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Image of the week: Tough crowd President Obama this week addressed the Business Roundtable – a bunch of chief executives from large corporation(...)

Nestle: Swiss company’s shares rose 3.5 per cent to 74.70 Swiss francs. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini/EPA

Nestle, the world’s biggest packaged food company, posted better than expected first-half sales growth and stuck to its 2015 forecast, despite a recal(...)

File photograph  of Maggi noodles in a shop in Faridabad, a suburb of New Delhi. India’s government is seeking damages of €85m from Nestle. Photograph: AFP/Getty

India will seek damages of 6.39 billion rupees (€89.5 million) from Swiss group Nestle after a food scare involving reports of excess lead in the firm(...)

A rally in support of Dunnes Stores workers earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trade unions want greater protection for workers. Employers want greater flexibility. But is there a middle ground which can provide both freedom and (...)

A Zimbabwean shopper picks up a packet of Nestle porridge in a shop in Harare. The Swiss food and drinks company is cutting 15 per cent of its workforce in 21 African countries. Photograph: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo

Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, cut 15 per cent of its workforce in equatorial Africa amid slower growth of the continent’s middle class. Ne(...)

An Indian shopkeeper removes packets of Nestle Maggi instant noodles from the shelves in his shop in Siliguri. Nestle India is to destroy about 27,000 tonnes of the noodles, worth €44.4 million, following a sales ban imposed by India’s food safety regulator. Photograph: Diptendu Dutta/AFP/Getty Images

Nestlé India is to destroy about 27,000 tonnes of instant noodles, worth some €44.4 million, following a sales ban imposed by India’s food safety r(...)