Water risks ripple through the beverage industry

At New York's Del Posto, diners can share a $130 entree of wild branzino fish with roasted fennel and peperonata concentrato and a $3,600 bottle of Dom Perignon. They cannot share a bottle of Perrier or San Pellegrino water.

Nestle sales hit by currency, confirms outlook

Nestle , the world's biggest food group, missed forecasts with a dip in first-quarter sales due to the strong Swiss franc and a late Easter, but it reassured investors by repeating its full-year target.

Nestle Q1 organic sales up, repeats outlook

Nestle , the world's biggest food group, reported a 3.8 percent rise in first-quarter organic sales, in line with analyst forecasts, and reiterated its outlook for 2009 despite the slowdown.

Nestle 1Q Profit Climbed 6 %

Nestle SA said its first quarter sales rose 6 percent to 25.7 billion Swiss francs or $25 billion as the company rose prices of its products.

Nestle sees growth, innovation: U.S. water exec

Nestle SA, the world's largest food company, expects U.S. volume growth of its bottled water brands to improve in the next few months as comparisons with last year become easier, an executive said on Tuesday.

Nestle strengthens on upgrade, L'Oreal buyback

Shares in Swiss-based food group Nestle surged on Thursday following a broker upgrade and after L'Oreal, the French cosmetics firm in which Nestle owns 21 percent, said it would pursue a share buyback plan.

Nestle Posts Rise in 1st-Half Profits

1Nestle SA, the world's biggest food and drink company, reported an 11 percent rise in first-half net profit Wednesday thanks to cost cutting and internal growth and despite higher raw material prices.