Nestlé said in a statement that its offer for Aimmune values the California-based biopharmaceutical firm at $2.6 billion.

Nestlé plans to pay $2 billion (€1.7 billion) to gain full ownership of peanut allergy treatment maker Aimmune Therapeutics, as the Swiss company expa(...)

 Chocolate Easter bunnies wearing protective masks. Swiss chocolate makers are offering unprecedented price cuts in an attempt to stem weak demand during the key Easter season. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Swiss chocolate makers are offering unprecedented price cuts in an attempt to stem weak demand during the key Easter season, as shoppers scoop up toil(...)

Aryzta’s shares have fallen by 95 per cent since the company bought a 49 per cent stake in Picard in early 2015.

Long-suffering shareholders in Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish baked group, would seem to identify with your average UK Tory voter. Just as a majority of Co(...)

Shareholders in troubled food group Aryzta are voting Thursday on a 900 million Swiss franc (€790 million) fundraising that has drawn fire from the co(...)

Gary McGann, chairman and Kevin Toland, CEO of Aryzta. Toland has raised about €230 million so far from disposals – including Irish restaurant supplier La Rousse. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eleven months after taking over the helm of beleaguered baked goods group Aryzta, Kevin Toland finally caved in to the inevitable this week, unveiling(...)

Aryzta stock, which fell 7.7% at one point on Monday, closed down 2.3% at  23.35 Swiss francs

Frederic Pflanz, Aryzta’s chief financial officer of just over two months, has had precious little time to get himself up to speed. However, the dual (...)

Aryzta chairman Gary McGann searches for that elusive turnaround at the baked goods group’s December 2017 agm. Photograph: Alan Betson

In January 2017, Jean-Philippe Bertschy, an analyst at Swiss bank Vontobel, dialled in to a conference call with Owen Killian, the then chief executiv(...)

Gary McGann, chairman and Kevin Toland, CEO Aryzta. Photograph: Alan Betson

Shares in Swiss-Irish bakery group Aryzta fell to their record low on Friday after an analyst from financial services company Vontobel cut his price t(...)

A ruby-chocolate KitKat: ‘a tension between berry-fruitiness and luscious smoothness’, according to its maker Photograph: Bloomberg

Swiss food group Nestlé hopes to sweeten the outlook for its global confectionery business by launching versions of its popular KitKat bars made out o(...)

A selection of Nestle products: The Swiss company’s shares closed the day up 4.3 per cent at 86.65 Swiss francs. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Shares in Swiss food group Nestle jumped to a record high after it gained its first activist investor in Dan Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point, which dema(...)

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