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Nestlé tops leading sustainability indices

Nestlé, a leading food products company from Switzerland, achieved a milestone in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the first time with a score of 88%, double the industry average. The company has also achieved

Govt restructuring ICDS scheme to overcome malnutrition among women, children

The government of India has recently approved the strengthening and restructuring of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme with special focus on pregnant and lactating mothers and children under three. The restructured and strengthened ICDS

Dairy products may play a role in preserving muscle mass in older women

A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows that older women who consume more dairy may maintain muscle mass that often diminishes with old age.A total of 1,456 women,

FSSAI announces new norms for product approvals

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has announced new guidelines to streamline the product approval procedure with due consideration to the safety of food and public health, in supersession of earlier advisories, food

Herbalife appoints Steven Dentali as VP Botanical Sciences

Herbalife has also appointed Steven Dentali as Vice-President, botanical sciences. Dentali has 22 years experience in the US herbal and dietary supplement industry and is recognized as an authority on botanical product quality issues.  Dentali

Herbalife names Monica Wood as VP, Consumer & Distributor Insights

Global nutrition company, Herbalife has appointed Monica Wood as Vice-President, Consumer & Distributor Insights. In this role, Ms Wood will help advance Herbalife’s commitment to on-going, in-depth market research. Wood joins Herbalife from MWA, where

Nestlé India re-appoints Dr Swati Piramal as Director

At the 54th AGM of Nestlé India held on May 9 in Delhi, the shareholders re-elected Dr Swati A Piramal as non-executive Director of the company. Dr Piramal has been on the Board since August

Etienne Benet new Nestle India MD

Etienne Benet will take over as Managing Director of Nestlé India with from October 1. The company has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) about the appointment. Benet will replace Antonio Helio Waszyk, current Chairman

Unlocking brand value

The concept of brand is not new and brands have become business assets. Unplanned brand management can lay waste to decades of work, says Sunil Shetty, Planning Services Director at Draftfcb Ulka.One of the first

Adolescents and young adults with chronic disease at higher risk for eating disorders

Chronic health conditions such as cystic fibrosis, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome require patients to adhere to prescribed diets, usually for a lifetime. Complying with these restrictive diets is difficult for anyone,