Statistics & Facts on Nestlé

The Swiss company Nestlé S.A. was rated as the world’s largest fast moving consumer goods company, in terms of revenue amounting to a staggering 90.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2017. It is headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland and employed approximately 323,000 people worldwide in 2017. The product portfolio is vast and ranges from beverages such as powdered and liquid beverages or water (Nestlé Waters), to baby and health foods (Nestlé Nutrition) and sweets and snacks (Nestlé confectionery sector).

As a globally operating company, Nestlé serves a large variety of different consumer markets. Most sales stemmed from “The Americas”, followed by Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Nestlé is well positioned in its operating markets. Here are some brief examples from the U.S.:

• Nestlé Waters held a market share of around 11.4 percent in the liquid refreshment beverage market in the U.S. in 2015
• Nestlé Pure Life was listed as one of the leading bottled still water brands in the U.S. in 2017 and
• Nestlé USA was ranked as third most important vendor of snack size chocolate candies in the U.S. in 2017, based on sales.

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