Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...
30 Jul 2020
Severe shortages of critical medical supplies have prompted governments to compel private companies to fill the gap...
Elham Mafi-Kreft and Steven Kreft 26 May 2020
Barry Callebaut is investing in dairy-free product development and production facilities to cater to the demand for plant-based products...
5 Feb 2020
Swiss food giant Nestle announced Sunday that it would close its factory in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
4 Dec 2017
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The European Union said that it had launched a fresh challenge to Russia at the World Trade Organisation, seeking to strike down Moscow's import duties on vans from Germany and Italy.
22 May 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Switzerland's Holcim confirmed that it is in merger talks with its French rival Lafarge in a deal that would create the world's largest cement company.
7 Apr 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Large or small, affordable or off-the scale pricey: urban sports utility vehicles abound at the Geneva Motor Show, with luxury manufacturers are moving into this lucrative market.
6 Mar 2014
GENEVA , SWITZERLAND: Car manufacturers launched a range of smaller, nimbler cars to tempt cash-strapped consumers in a recovering European market, with compact vehicles taking centre stage at the Geneva Motor Show.
5 Mar 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Swiss food company Nestle's coffee capsule arm Nespresso said on Tuesday (7 January) it had dropped a lawsuit in Germany over alleged patent violations by generic manufacturer, the Ethical Coffee Company.
8 Jan 2014
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - The chairman of newborn mining and commodities giant Glencore Xstrata, John Bond, was on Thursday (16 May) axed by its annual general meeting, just weeks after the Swiss-based group was created via a merger of two major mining companies.
17 May 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Three-dimensional printing could herald a new industrial revolution as potentially important as the invention of the steam engine or telegraph experts claim.
29 Apr 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Global sales of cars, buses, utility vehicles and trucks are expected to grow by 3% this year, down from 5% in 2012, according to a forecast published on Wednesday (6 March).
8 Mar 2013
VEVEY, SWITZERLAND: Swiss-based food giant Nestle warned on Thursday (14 February) that business was likely to be tough this year, after its 2012 results showed a slowdown in growth in emerging markets.
17 Feb 2013
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced a new collaboration with TAG Heuer, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, which, in cooperation with ModeLabs Manufacture, has launched its first luxury touchscreen smartphone TAG Heuer LINK, operating on Android.
1 Dec 2011