Swiss drug giant Novartis has reported sales of SFr32 billion
(€21.7bn) for 2001, a 14 per cent increase on the previous year.
The company said that sales of its principal pharmaceutical
products were the main drivers of the growth.
Every year in the run up to Valentine's Day consumers are bombarded
with adverts urging them to buy chocolates for their loved ones.
But this year one message is slightly different - it says buy
chocolate because they are good...
A novel way of tackling the problem of anaemia in children has been
created with help from the HJ Heinz food group. Research shows that
Supplefer Sprinkles - iron and vitamin C supplements which can be
easily added to a range of foodstuffs...
Alongside the usual raft of junk food stands at this year's Florida
state fair will be a range of information about nutritional and
healthy eating, sponsored by the HJ Heinz food company. The main
focus will be on lycopene, found...
Europe's third-largest drugmaker Novartis AG will sell its
nutritional foods unit, which makes products such as Ovaltine
chocolate and Isostar drinks, to focus on developing new medicines,