06 Sep '11, 9am

Nestle's Anti-Organic Stance is Disappointing, but Expected: Nestle also claims that organic food is lower in nu...

Nestle's Anti-Organic Stance is Disappointing, but Expected: Nestle also claims that organic food is lower in nu...

Nestle has a very pro-GMO policy and has invested in GM-coffee research, so its vocal anti-organic stance is to be expected. In 2008, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of the Board of Nestlé S.A. even asked policymakers in Europe to re-evaluate their opposition to GMO. According to him “You have to be rational. There’s no way you can support life on earth if you go straight from farm to table.” Nestle currently owns San Pellegrino water, PowerBar energy bars, and Skinny Cow ice cream which generally appeal to buyers concerned with health and the environment, although technically none of these brands are organic. When it comes down to it, Nestle’s sales of 110 billion swiss francs and profits of 34 billion in 2010 has nothing to do with organics. Nestle also claims that organic food is lower in nutrition. Several food companies like Nestle, Kraft Foods and Dole Foods activel...

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