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Statement of Objections from French Competition Authority regarding metal packaging in France

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Vevey, Switzerland

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 SIX Listing Rules]

Following the announcement from the French Competition Authority ("Autorité de la Concurrence") dated October 12th, 2021, Nestlé S.A. confirms it received a Statement of Objections ("Notification de Griefs").

The French Competition Authority alleges that 14 trade associations and 101 companies - among them, certain Nestlé subsidiaries in France - restricted competition related to, among others, communication on the removal of BPA from metal packaging in France. The French Competition Authority's allegations against certain Nestlé subsidiaries in France indicate a minor role. An evaluation of the potential financial impact is currently not possible. The Company strongly disagrees with these allegations and will vigorously contest them.



Christoph Meier  Tel.: +41 21 924 2200
[email protected]

Luca Borlini  Tel.: +41 21 924 3509
[email protected]


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