Ten fun facts about Nestlé
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Nestle has over 8,000 brands and markets a number of products ranging from soups, ice creams and coffee to bottled water and healthcare nutrition.
There are 447 Nestle factories in 86 countries throughout the world.
The company was named one of the "World's Most Admired Food Companies" in Fortune magazine for the past 15 years.
Henri Nestle initially developed a milk-based baby food and later merged with Anglo-Swiss in 1905.Fact 5
The company has received a number of awards including an A+ rating from the Global Reporting Initiative. They were the first company to receive that rating.Fact 6
Nestle has sponsored numerous events such as the International Association of Athletics Federations and the Tour de France.Fact 7
The company was involved in the 2013 meat adulteration scandal and removed their Buitoni beef pasta meals since they had traces of horse DNA in them.Fact 8
Nestle holds shares to L'Oreal, Garnier, Maybelline and Lancome.Fact 9
Two of the company's major purchases were Dreyer's ice cream and Chef America, the creator of Hot Pockets.Fact 10
Ranked number 9 in the FT Global 500 2013, Nestle has a market capitalization of $233 billion. Go to more business facts ❯
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