History of Nestlé

Nestlé, founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé, began as a small Swiss company producing infant formula. Henri Nestlé's creation of a nutritious and easily digestible food for infants revolutionized child care and laid the foundation for the company's future success. The introduction of Nestlé's condensed milk in the late 19th century further solidified its position in the market, providing a convenient and affordable source of dairy for households worldwide.

Over the years, Nestlé expanded its product portfolio through strategic acquisitions and innovations. One of its most iconic products, Nescafé, was introduced in 1938, pioneering the instant coffee industry. This innovation revolutionized coffee consumption globally, offering consumers a quick and convenient way to enjoy their favorite beverage. Nestlé continued to diversify its offerings, venturing into categories such as chocolate, confectionery, bottled water, and pet care, through acquisitions of brands like KitKat, Purina, and Perrier. Today, Nestlé is one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, with a vast array of products sold in over 180 countries, continuing its legacy of innovation and quality across various sectors of the industry.