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Dec 06, 2018
Nestlé today announced the creation of the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences, dedicated to the discovery and development of functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions.
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Dec 03, 2018
Nestlé Health Science today celebrated the inauguration of its new Nestlé Product Technology Center in Bridgewater, N.J., U.S.A.
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Nov 30, 2018
A new publication lead by Nestlé Research looked at current research on chronotype, to determine its association with dietary intake behaviours and health.
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Nov 06, 2018
Wildscape products are packaged in clear, fully reusable and recyclable containers, won the New Hope NEXTY Awards for Best New Packaging Innovation at the Natural Products Expo East held in September 2018.
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Oct 29, 2018
As a food company, we are committed to protecting and enhancing biodiversity through our operations. Read more.
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Oct 18, 2018
Coming up with great ideas, changing our innovation model and getting to market quicker. This is how Nestlé continues to create long‑term value for our shareholders and for society as a whole.
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Oct 18, 2018
Through acquisitions, updated recipes and new products, Nestlé is making it clear that when consumers have a need or want, we’re ready to fill it.
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Sep 04, 2018
More than a quarter of young children do not consume a single discrete serving of vegetables on a given day, according to the latest findings from the landmark Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS).
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Aug 28, 2018
Nestlé Research scientists, along with academics from Vanderbilt University, USA and Aarhus University, Denmark, made an important scientific discovery by identifying a key mechanism of action for metformin.
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Jul 31, 2018
Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength impacting approximately 20% of adults aged 65 years and older. It leads to the loss of balance, mobility and the overall inability to perform daily activities such as walking up a stairway.
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Jul 24, 2018
The plants which produce one of the most popular drinks in the world, coffee, are targeted by a microscopic worm, but scientists are fighting back.
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Jul 20, 2018
Nearly 20 percent of US infants (6 to 12 months old) are falling short of iron in their diet, putting them at risk for sub optimal cognitive development, according to the latest Nestlé Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS).
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May 24, 2018
Nestlé has today announced changes that further strengthen its research and development operations, the largest of any food company worldwide.
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Apr 25, 2018
Expect the unexpected: why food safety depends on staying one step ahead

“I don’t think most people are aware of the amount of work that goes into ensuring that the food they eat is safe,” says John O’Brien, Head of the Food Safety and Integrity Research Programme at the Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland.

“It’s only when something goes wrong that they sit up and take notice.”

Learn how Nestlé ensures the safety of its products.

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Mar 06, 2018
A unique nutritional study was conducted in children (aged 9 to 13) by the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences in Brazil using Nestrovit, a Nestlé multivitamin/mineral supplement.
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Feb 28, 2018
A team of international experts, led by the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences set out to discuss current methodologies for assessing micronutrient status in humans.
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Apr 26, 2017
Insight: how the 100 trillion bacteria in your gut help to keep you healthy

Annick Mercenier, Nestlé Research Center scientist, writes about why studying the vast number of microbes present in the human gut may help us to understand the onset of certain diseases.

A healthy adult has up to 2kg of bacteria in their gastrointestinal tract. How did these microbes get there, and more importantly, what are they doing?

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Apr 24, 2017
Children who cook eat more greens, Nestlé study reveals

Children who help to prepare their own meals eat significantly more vegetables than those who are not involved in cooking, a Nestlé study published in the journal Appetite suggests.

The research, carried out by the Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne, compared what children chose to eat when they helped cook their own meal with what they consumed when they did not.

“We found that children who were in the kitchen, cooking with a parent, ate more overall of their meal, and a significantly larger amount of vegetables,” said nutritionist Dr Klazine van der Horst, who led the team of scientists who carried out the study.

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Apr 24, 2017
The 700 chocolate bars that could help save tonnes of packaging

In a sealed room deep inside a Swiss laboratory, 700 bars of chocolate sit neatly side-by-side, wrapped in transparent packaging, attached to sensors, exposed to light for 24 hours a day.

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Apr 23, 2017
Insight: calculating the lifelong costs of hidden hunger

Joerg Spieldenner, Head of the Public Health Nutrition Unit at the Nestlé Research Center, writes about why the company wants to go further in understanding the impact of its micronutrient fortified products.

If collectively, we can do more to understand the economic burden of micronutrient deficiencies, he says, we might be able to tackle the human cost more effectively.

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