About Us

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. We have more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favorites, and we are present in 191 countries around the world.

Our purpose


Inspired by the scientific breakthrough of our founder, Henri Nestlé, guided by our values and with nutrition at our core, we work alongside partners to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

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Our ambitions


We have defined three overarching ambitions which will guide our work towards achieving our 2020 commitments and supporting the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Help
50 million
children live healthier lives





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Help to improve
30 million
livelihoods in communities directly connected to our business activities
Community
Strive for
zero
environmental impact in our operations



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Our history


We want to shape a better and healthier world. This was how we started more than 150 years ago when Henri Nestlé created an infant cereal that saved the life of a child.

Since 1866…we’ve provided innovative, science-based products that enhance quality of life.Explore our rich history

Our values


Our values are reflected in the way we do business, always acting legally and honestly with respect both for our own people and those we do business with. Read more about our business principles.

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