Nestlé at a Glance
The story begins in 1867, when Henri Nestlé developed a baby formula thatsaved a child's life and marked the beginning of Nestlé's decades-oldcommitment to nutrition. In the 140 years since then, they have expanded aroundthe world and developed a range of products designed to suit every taste, needand cultural preference. Their distinctive seal is recognized everywhere as aguarantee of quality and healthfulness.Nutrition, quality and convenience remain the keystones of their products andeven as they confront the new century's challenges, they feel it is their duty toadapt to the changing needs of consumers. Their responsibility does not simplylie in perfecting the products they develop at their R&D centers spanning four continents, but the role their products play in making lives well - both for their consumers and for communities in the countries they serve.
Today, Nestlé SA is the world's largest Food and Beverages Company, and aglobal leader in health, nutrition and wellness. Consumers around the world, fromvillage squares in Nigeria to the skyscrapers of New York and Chicago, areunited by the Nestlé promise of quality, taste, nutrition and convenience.Though headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, they now have 487 factoriesdotted around the globe, employing over 250,000 people in 86 countries. Their products are available in almost every country.