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Nestle wants bigger piece of high-end chocolate

ZURICH/LONDON: Nestle's chief executive, who oversees a sprawling empire stretching from baby food to wrinkle treatment, admits to finding one of its oldest businesses, chocolate, a source of frustration. Nestle is one of many consumer goods companies trying to tap interest in high-end, natural, artisan, exclusive or organic goods to augment packaged food sales that have been sluggish in Europe and North America since the global recession. Its Nespresso brand enjoys a comfortable position at the high end of the coffee…