Billions For Bitter Coffee, Bloody Chocolate

By Eleanor Goldfield, Artkillingapathy.com -

On Monday May 7th, business and economics sites were abuzz with the latest news that Nestle and Starbucks are striking a $7.15 billion coffee licensing deal. The cash deal would grant Nestle [...]

Victory Against Ecocide In Guatemala

By Jeff Abbott, Towardfreedom.com -

Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, announced last month that they would stop purchasing palm oil from a Guatemalan producer tied to human rights violations, environmental [...]

Coke, Nestle Near Ownership Of World’s Second Largest Aquifer

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

A concerted push is underway in South America that could see one of the world’s largest reserves of fresh water soon fall into the hands of transnational corporations such as Coca-Cola and [...]

Coalition Of Water Protectors Call For Nestlé Boycott

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, -

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation. Mecosta, MI – Great Lakes water protector groups including U.S., Canadian, and Indigenous representatives united at the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

Flint Water Summit Participants Vow To End Nestlé’s Water Takings

By Dylan Penner, www.popularresistance.org -

By Dylan Penner for Council of Canadians. Flint, MI - Sixteen water protector groups along with local residents, Indigenous representatives and activists attended the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

Nestlé Pays $200 A Year To Bottle Water Near Flint

By Jessica Glenzain, www.theguardian.com -

By Jessica Glenzain for The Guardian - While Flint battles a water crisis, just two hours away the beverage giant pumps almost 100,000 times what an average Michigan resident uses into plastic [...]

‘Travesty’: Nestlé Outbids Another Town For Control Of Local Water Supply

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Corporate giant Nestlé continued its privatization creep on Thursday as it won approval to take over another Canadian community's water supply, claiming it [...]

Community Defeats Nestle As It Drops Water Extraction Plans

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - After facing community resistance, bottled beverage giant Nestlé Waters North America this week ditched its plans to extract water from a Monroe County, [...]

Nestlé Just Gained Control Over This Town’s Water For Next 45 Years

By Nathan Wellman, www.usuncut.com -

By Nathan Wellman for US Uncut - Tea Party Republican Governor Paul LePage of Maine helped Nestlé secure a contract that gives Poland Springs, a Nestlé subsidiary, permission to take the small [...]

Oregon County Rejects Nestle Water-Grab

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - Voters in one Oregon county on Tuesday approved a ban on commercial bottled water production, stopping a years-long effort by Swiss transnational Nestle to [...]

Nestlé Just Gained Control Over Town’s Water For Next 45 Years

By Nathan Wellman, www.usuncut.com -

By Nathan Wellman for US Uncut - Tea Party Republican Governor Paul LePage of Maine helped Nestlé secure a contract that gives Poland Springs, a Nestlé subsidiary, permission to take the small [...]

A Pennsylvania Town Fights Predatory Water Extraction

By Alexis Bonogofsky, www.truth-out.org -

By Alexis Bonogofsky for Truthout - Donna Diehl, a 55-year-old school bus driver from Kunkletown, Pennsylvania, a small historic town located on the edge of the Poconos, wanted to do three things [...]

A Tale Of Two Tyrants: Nestlé’s Role In Prayuth’s Thailand

By Caroline Holmund for Truthout, www.truth-out.org -

By Caroline Holmund for Truthout - In what came as a shock to many, in February, the United States took the step of completely banning the import of goods made by slave labor. Indeed, President [...]

Nestlé To Be Sued For Californian Drought Crimes!

By Staff, www.ewao.com -

By Staff of Earth We Are One - The Story of Stuff Project, a campaign group, has just announced the pursuit of legal action towards Nestlé. The lawsuit is over the extraction of groundwater in [...]

Act Out! Think Before You Pink, Lee Camp & California Battles The Bottle

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Act Out! - Think before you pink – it's October and pink-washing is in full swing for Breast Cancer Awareness Month but here are several reasons why you should abstain [...]