Nestlé to create a 50-50 joint venture with Korean conglomerate

Jan 27, 2014

Nestlé Korea has announced that it has agreed to form a joint venture with the LOTTE Group, a leading Korean conglomerate, to be called LOTTE-Nestlé (Korea) Co. Ltd.

The new joint venture, which is subject to regulatory approval, will manufacture, distribute, market and sell Nestlé’s Nescafé soluble coffees, powdered chocolate / malt beverages, powdered fruit beverages, coffee creamers, petcare products and Nestlé Professional products in South Korea.

A new legal entity, Nestlé Korea, fully owned by Nestlé will be formed to manage the remaining product categories and brands not part of the joint venture.

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