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New Nestle chief’s first job: ‘Bring Maggi noodles back’

New Nestle chief's first job: 'Bring Maggi noodles back'

  Nestle , the foods company that has had a 103-year presence in India, is undergoing its worst crisis ever and its new country head is focused on fighting it and emerging stronger. The company’s iconic Maggi noodles — which had a 70 percent market share in its Rs 3,800-crore segment, and which contributed about […]

Suresh Narayanan to replace Benet as Nestle India MD

Suresh Narayanan to replace Benet as Nestle India

Battling the Maggi controversy, global giant Nestle today recalled its current India chief Etienne Benet to Switzerland head office and appointed Suresh Narayanan as his successor, the first Indian to get this position after a gap of over 16 years. Narayanan will take charge as the new Managing Director of Nestle India with effect from […]

Live worms found in Nestle Cerelac

Live worms found in Nestle Cerelac

Live worms were found in a packet of Nestle Cerelac baby food bought by an IT professional in Coimbatore for his one-year-old son. S Sriram, an IT professional, bought a packet of Nestle Cerelac from a medical shop at Perur here on Sunday. His wife opened the packet on Monday afternoon and found several red […]

Maggi ban hits 1,500 Nestle employees

Maggi ban hits 1,500 Nestle employees

The ban on Nestle’s Maggi brand and its recall have affected close to 1,500 direct employees of the company involved in the production of the instant noodles, a top executive said. Nestle is relocating some of these employees to manufacture other items like dairy products, ketchup and infant nutrition. Most of the employees, who have […]

ITC says Yippee noodles has passed lead test

ITC says Yippee noodles has passed lead test

ITC, makers of Sunfeast Yippee noodles, on Thursday said its brand has passed the lead test and the company does not add MSG as an ingredient. “We learn from news reports in Gujarat today, that a sample of Sunfeast Yippee! noodles has passed the lead test,” a company spokesperson said in a statement. It said […]

FDA Maharashtra awaiting results on Maggi

FDA Maharashtra awaiting results on Maggi

The state branch of Food and Drug Administration is awaiting results of a series of tests on FMCG product, Maggi noodles, to ascertain the quantity of lead and monosodium glutamate (MSG) following similar tests in Uttar Pradesh that led to a recall of two lakh packets. Dr Harshdeep Kamble, FDA commissioner, said, “The packets analysed […]

Nestle challenges order on Maggi noodles recall

Maggi Noodles social media strategy for food safety

Nestle India on Thursday said all available packets of Maggi noodles in the market were safe to eat, and that there were no recalls of the product. In a statement, the Swiss multinational firm noted that officials of the Food Safety and Drug Administration (FDA) in Lucknow had on 30 April asked the company to […]

Food inspectors order recall of Maggi noodles

Maggi Noodles social media strategy for food safety

Food inspectors have ordered Nestle India to recall a batch of Maggi noodles from shops across the country, saying the product contained dangerous levels of lead. The Food Safety and Drug Administration (FDA) in Uttar Pradesh said high lead content was found during routine tests on two dozen packets of instant noodles, manufactured by Nestle […]

Maggi’s social media strategy for food safety

Maggi Noodles social media strategy for food safety

Brand consultants have criticized Nestle India’s clumsy damage control attempt on social media after news reports said its instant noodles brand Maggi could be banned in Uttar Pradesh following the state’s food safety department allegedly finding harmful substances in some of its samples. Tweeting automated responses and sharing heavy text files with clarifications seem like […]

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