About us

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

Our purpose


Nestlé's purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. We want to help shape a better and healthier world. We also want to inspire people to live healthier lives. This is how we contribute to society while ensuring the long-term success of our company.

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Our ambitions


We have defined three overarching ambitions for 2030 which guide our work and support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Help
50 million
children live healthier lives





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



Planet

Find out more about our efforts in these areas in Nestlé in society.



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.



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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