Food behemoth Nestlé registered sales of CHF20.9bn (£14.6bn) in its first quarter thanks to organic growth being ahead of expectations at 4.4%.
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Nestlé has insisted it will hit its long-term target of 5% organic growth despite falling short of that figure last year amid an slowdown in emerging markets and the strengthening Swiss franc.
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