Enterome Bioscience said the Swiss food group had come on board as a new €14.5 million investor

Nestle has extended its push into medicine with a small investment in a biotech company developing a drug designed to fight inflammatory bowel disease(...)

Emmanuel Faber, chief executive officer of Danone SA, speaks during an interview in Paris, on  April 8th, 2016. Danone, the world’s biggest yogurt maker, forecast profitability to improve in 2016 as its fresh-dairy business recovers in Europe, sending the shares higher. Photograph: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Danone on Tuesday reported stronger than expected first-quarter sales, and said it was on track to deliver higher sales and profits this year despite (...)

A woman touches a virtual reality 3D glasses as she and a man sit in a car before the shareholders’ meeting of the Daimler AG in Berlin, Germany: it fell 2.1 per cent. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP Photo

Sentiment was looking tired in global stock markets at the end of a strong week as investors kept a wary watch on a fresh fall in oil prices and equit(...)

Nestle reported first-quarter sales that beat analysts’ estimates, buoyed by  a faster-than-expected recovery of Maggi noodles in India.

Nestle, the world’s biggest food company, reported first-quarter sales that beat analysts’ estimates, buoyed by Nescafe and Nespresso coffee and a fas(...)

SAP fell more than 2 per cent after the company warned that first-quarter results would be weaker than expected

European shares were lower in early deals on Monday, led down by losses in SAP after a disappointing earnings update from the German software maker. (...)

Nestle and Cadbury have discreetly removed the word Easter from their chocolate eggs this season. It is not for religious reason or about being politically correct, the confectioners say. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters.

Nestle and Cadbury have discreetly removed the word ‘Easter’ from their chocolate eggs this season. It is not for religious reason or about being poli(...)

France’s biggest insurer Axa newly appointed deputy CEO Thomas Buberl. Photograph:  Christian Hartmann/Reuters

The incoming chief executive of French insurer Axa has said that he wants the company to focus on the group’s digital transformation rather than makin(...)

A brilliantly simple pasta dish inspired by American food writer Martha Stewart. The pasta and sauce are cooked in one pan resulting in perfectly al (...)

Nestle’s brands include Kit Kat, Nescafe, Smarties, Go Cat and Shreddies

An Irish subsidiary of the Swiss food giant Nestle posted a €68.1 million pretax profit in 2014, versus a €22.8 million loss a year earlier. Nestle I(...)

Fairtrade: labourers pick tea in the Sorwathe plantations in Rwanda. Photograph: Phil Moore/AFP/Getty

In the small towns and villages around the Sorwathe tea plantation, 90 minutes from the Rwandan capital of Kigali, the positive impact of Fairtrade is(...)