Top 10 Companies in Europe 2015

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6 NESTLE SA


Industry served: Food Processing

Founded in: 1866 as Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company

Founders: Henri Nestle, Chales Page, George Page

Headquartered in: Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland

Scale of operation: Globally

CEO: Paul Bulcke

Specialised Products: Baby food, Coffee, Dairy products, Bottled water, Ice Cream, Break-fast cereals etc.


Key Information:

  • Largest food company in the world measured by revenue only
  • In fortune global 500 list it ranked #72 in 2014
  • About 30 of Nestle’s bands have an annual sales of $1.1Billion
  • With 440 factories it operates in around 194 countries across the world
  • During first and second world war the company grew significantly
  • Once Nestle was ranked as the most profitable company of the world in Fortune Global 500
  • Its Hr practices are well recognised- it was awarded International Coaching Federation’s PRISM AWARD for outstanding organisational coaching
  • It was first food company to get registered in FLA
  • It has made a commitment to UTZ Certified to source ony sustainable cocoa by 2015


REVENUE

88.14 BILLION EURO

PROFIT

9.64 BILLION EURO

MARKET CAP

236.86 BILLION USD

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

339000



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