Nestlé's net profit worldwide 2005-2019

The Nestlé Group’s net profit rose from about 7 billion in 2017 to roughly 13.7 billion Swiss Francs in 2019. Nestlé is one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, accounting for over 2000 brands in over 180 countries.

Nestlé worldwide

Nestlé is a multinational food and drink corporation based in Vaud, Switzerland. In 2019, the Swiss company generated about 46 percent of its global sales in the Americas, Nestlé’s largest market. Roughly 29 percent was earned in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa that year.

Nestlé’s product categories

In 2019, Nestlé Group’s top-selling products based on global sales were powdered and liquid beverages, which made over 23 billion Swiss Francs that year. Nutrition and Health Science stood in second place with just under 15 billion Swiss Francs; however, it was the top product category that year in terms of organic sales growth. The category grew by roughly four and a half percent within the measured period.

Net profit of the Nestlé Group worldwide from 2005 to 2019

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

2005 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* In 2010 Nestlé restated its accounting policies. Further details can be found under "Note 1" in the Consolidated Financial Statements 2010.
CHF is the acronym for Swiss Francs; currency of Switzerland.
Data prior to 2018 were taken from previous editions of the publication.

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