Nestle S.A. (NESN)

Nestlé S.A. – The Swiss company, the world’s largest food manufacturer. Nestle also specializes in the production of pet food, pharmaceutical products and cosmetics. The company is headquartered in Switzerland, Vevey.

Nestlé produces instant coffee, mineral water, chocolate, ice cream, soups, dairy products, baby food, pet food, pharmaceutical products and cosmetics.

The range of Nestlé products during the existence of the company has more than 2,000 trademarks consumer products. One of them – Nespresso (Nestlé Nespresso S.A. company brand, Nestlé operating units located in Lausanne). Brand Nespresso machines make espresso from special capsules containing ground coffee. Production company engaged in De’Longhi.

The company owns 461 factories and industrial enterprises in the 83 countries of the world (11 companies located on the territory of Russia). The number of employees – about 339 thousand people..

In 2015, Nestle’s revenue increased compared to the previous year by 4.5% to 91.6 billion Swiss francs ($ 93.7 billion), net profit increased by CHF4,4 billion to CHF14,5. Market capitalization is CHF227,174 billion.

The list of the largest public companies of the world Forbes Global 2000 Nestlé took 30th place in 2015, including the 20th in terms of turnover and 14th in market capitalization. In the list of the most expensive brands took 43rd place.