Nestlé facts for kids
|Traded as||SIX: NESN
|Founded||Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company
Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé
Nestlé and Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company
|Founder||Henri Nestlé, Charles Page, George Page|
|Peter Brabeck-Letmathe (Chairman)
Paul Bulcke (CEO)
Wan Ling Martello (CFO)
|Products||Baby food, coffee, dairy products, breakfast cereals, confectionery, bottled water, ice cream, pet foods (list...)|
|Revenue||CHF 92.18 billion (2012)|
|CHF 14.44 billion (2012)|
|CHF 10.61 billion (2012)|
|Total assets||CHF 126.22 billion (2012)|
|Total equity||CHF 62.60 billion (2012)|
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Nestlé is the world's largest food producer, by revenue. It was formed in the 1950s, when two companies merged. At the start in the 1860s, the company produced soluble milk that could be given to infants and babies. From about the 1930s, Nestlé also produced soluble coffee. In 2010, Nestle's revenue was about 109 billion Swiss Francs, and its net profit was about 32 billion Swiss Francs.
Nestlé currently owns over 2000 brands. They own brands that manufacture coffee, bottled water, milkshakes and other beverages, breakfast cereals, infant foods, performance and healthcare nutrition, seasonings, soups and sauces, frozen and refrigerated foods, and pet food.
Nestlé Bear Brand
Bear Brand is a powdered milk. It was introduced in 1976. It was owned by Nestlé. It is a sterilized milk brand. The sterilized milk was introduced in 1906. The powdered milk was introduced in 1976. It is #6 among the top 50 "most popular fast-moving consumer goods" in the Philippines.
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