Our business as a force for good: Working together to end deforestation – Nestlé  

  Forests are essential for the health of our planet: they help stabilize the climate, regulate ecosystems and host significant biodiversity. Nestlé is dependent on healthy forests to ensure a sustainable supply of resources. The ongoing loss of forests, particularly in the biodiversity-rich tropical zone, demands urgent action. Committed to having deforestation-free products. Over the past […]

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Iron Deficiency Undermines the Lives of Millions in Africa – Isn’t it time we do more to end it?

        By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd. Iron, a key nutrient to develop children’s brains and help adults live productive lives, is acutely lacking in people’s diets There is an African proverb that says: “Your food is supposed to be your medicine and your medicine is supposed to be […]

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With the ports situation in Nigeria, No manufacturer can be sustainable on imported raw materials – Nestle CCPA Mgr, Uwadoka

  Mrs. Victoria Uwadoka is the Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Nestle Nigeria Plc. In this interaction with Editors from top media houses across prints and online, she spoke so passionately about the company’s Creating Share Value (CSV) projects across Nigerian communities, the benefits and the challenges of local sourcing of raw materials including […]

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Nestle battles aflatoxin in grains to sustain local sourcing

    By Franklin Alli     “ONE of the challenges that we have with grains especially, is Aflatoxin contaminations.  Between 2017 and 2018, in more than 90 communities, Nestle partnered with USAID and CNFA to train more than 24,000 soya beans and maize farmers -22 percent of them women- to reduce aflatoxin and other […]

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Nestle provides over seven million liters of water in Nigeria villages

  By Franklin Alli “ONE of our focus areas is water – from facilities close to Agbara, Flowergate and Abaji factories, over 7,117,500 liters reach more than 6,600 people annually.” Managing Director and CEO of Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon, disclosed this on the occasion of this year’s World Water Day with the theme, ‘Leaving no […]

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Unilever,  Nestle to hire more women workforce 

To mark International Women’s Day today, global beverage and seasoning giants, Unilever and Nestle say they are aiming to hire more women workforce. They  are projecting for a 50/50 gender balanced workforce  by 2025 The 2019 International Women’s Day theme is think equal, build smart and innovate for change. Alan Jope, global CEO, Unilever, twitted […]

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Simmering stock cube battle shows evolving West African tastes

‘Maggi still dominates West Africa’s stock cube market – valued at $375 million by market research firm Fact.MR.’    Sofia Christensen DAKAR, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Mamy Gueye conjures up her version of thiebou diola – a marinated fish and rice dish, served with green sorrel leaves – at a roadside eatery in Senegal’s capital […]

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