Nestle Results May Not Be Sweet as KitKat Maker Struggles: Chart

Nestle SA may report its slowest nine-month organic sales growth since 2009 Thursday as the world’s biggest food company struggles with inflation in countries such as Brazil and Russia and deflation in western Europe and North America. Danone, Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc have recently reported slowing sales on ebbing demand in emerging markets. That may force Nestle to abandon its sales target for 2016, according to Andrew Wood, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein.

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