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2010-05-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As Nestle S.A. prepares to hold its second-annual Creating Shared Value Forum in London, the five operating companies that comprise Nestle in the United States are releasing their first-ever report detailing the success of Creating Shared Value in the United States. "Creating Shared Value is at the heart of Nestle's global business strategy," said Heidi Paul, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nestle Waters North America. "It's based on the belief that...

2010-05-17 09:14:00

Winners from Chicago, South Carolina and Indiana Rewarded With Makeover, Trip to New York City FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle HealthCare Nutrition today announced the winners of the OPTIFAST(®) "New You" weight-loss contest. Losing a combined total of more than 240 pounds*, the grand prize winners embarked on a weekend-long trip to New York City for makeovers and shopping sprees to mark the final chapter of their mental and physical...

2010-05-14 07:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Say "hello" to a new generation of Gerber - that's the theme of the legendary baby food maker's new integrated marketing campaign. The "Gerber Generation" campaign debuted in mid-March with television, out-of-home and print advertising. On May 15th, the company is celebrating the Gerber Generation by throwing 1,001 baby showers across the nation, in partnership with House Party(TM). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2010-05-11 13:53:00

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- OgilvyOne, the digital and direct marketing agency of Ogilvy & Mather, has been named by Nestle Confections & Snacks as its digital and CRM agency of record for the WONKA® brand. Ogilvy will build on WONKA's existing digital consumer platforms and expand into new multiplatform channels. It will work across the WONKA brand portfolio, which includes such brand names as Sweet TARTS®, Spree®,...

2010-05-03 14:57:00

New Fellows to Focus on Improving Medical Outcomes for Acute and Chronically Ill Patients FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle Nutrition Institute (NNI) today announced the recipients of the Enteral Nutrition fellowship. The inaugural class of six fellows will receive intensive training in nutrition therapy as an integral part of trauma, surgery, gastroenterology, endocrinology and critical care specialties at some of the nation's leading medical centers. This new...

2010-04-22 17:15:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day millions of Americans are being asked to think about their environmental impact and what they can individually do to protect and improve our planet. On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Nestle in the United States proudly reaffirms its commitment to sustainable business practices. Nestle in the United States consists of five operating companies: Nestle USA, Nestle Waters North America, Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Nestle Nutrition and...

2010-02-24 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle S.A., the parent company of Nestle Purina PetCare Company, today announced it will donate approximately $280,000 (CHF 300,000) to Meds & Food for Kids, a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of Haiti's malnourished children. Meds & Food for Kids produces and distributes highly nutritious foods in Haiti, including "Medika Mamba," a fortified, peanut butter-based, ready-to-use therapeutic food endorsed by the...

2010-02-11 05:18:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Advertising creative can come from anywhere and anyone. That truth was born out through Nestle Butterfinger's "Nobody's Gonna Lay a Finger on My Butterfinger" Video Contest. The winner invested $28 - the cost of two pizzas and a Butterfinger® candy bar. That was enough to launch a new TV ad, which begins airing nationally February 15. Nestle Butterfinger conducted a national search for creative content through a user generated...

2010-02-08 10:39:00

'Be A.W.A.R.E.' Initiative Drives Awareness for Improving the Safety of Enteral Medication Delivery FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle HealthCare Nutrition today announced the launch of a new initiative to promote safer medication delivery through an enteral feeding tube in hospitals based on the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Enteral Nutrition Practice Recommendations. The "Be A.W.A.R.E." campaign is designed to increase...

2009-12-30 05:15:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- First it was bringing home the gold, then it became about a disco ball trophy on TV and now two hyper-competitive athletes find themselves in stiff competition over a shared childhood favorite - Nestle Crunch. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091230/LA31003) Shortly after the bar's recipe was changed, two of America's favorite gold medalists, Apolo Anton Ohno and Shawn Johnson, settled on differing ingredients that they believe make...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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