Nestlé Story – all the way to Nutrition, Health and Wellness

1866 Foundation of Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Co.
1867 Henri Nestlé’s baby food developed
1905 Nestlé and Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Co. (new name after merger)
1929 Merger with Peter, Cailler, Kohler Chocolats Suisses S.A.
1934 Launch of Milo
1938 Launch of Nescafé
1947 Nestlé Alimentana S.A. (new name after merger with Maggi)
1948 Launch of Nestea and Nesquik
1969 Vittel (initially equity interest only)
1971 Merger with Ursina-Franck
1973 Stouffer (with Lean Cuisine)
1974 L’Oréal (associate)
1977 Nestlé S.A. (new Company name), Alcon (2002: partial IPO; 2008: partial sale)
1981 Galderma (joint venture with L’Oréal)
1985 Carnation (with Coffee-mate and Friskies)
1986 Creation of Nestlé Nespresso S.A.
1988 Buitoni-Perugina, Rowntree (with KitKat)
1990 Cereal Partners Worldwide (joint venture with General Mills)
1991 Beverage Partners Worldwide (joint venture with Coca-Cola)
1992 Perrier (with Poland Spring)
1993 Creation of Nestlé Sources Internationales (2002: Nestlé Waters)
1997 Creation of Nutrition Strategic Business Division (2006: Nestlé Nutrition)
1998 San Pellegrino and Spillers Petfoods, launch of Nestlé Pure Life
2000 PowerBar
2001 Ralston Purina
2002 Schöller and Chef America, Dairy Partners Americas (joint venture with Fonterra), Laboratoires Innéov (joint venture with L’Oréal)
2003 Mövenpick and Dreyer’s
2005 Wagner, Protéika and Musashi
2006 Creation of FoodServices Strategic Business Division, Lactalis Nestlé Produits Frais (associate), Jenny Craig, Uncle Tobys and Delta Ice Cream
2007 Novartis Medical Nutrition, Gerber, Henniez
2010  Kraft Foods' frozen pizza business
2010  Nestlé Health Science S.A.
The first infant formula manufacturer to be included in the FTSE4Good Index
2012 Wyeth Nutrition acquisition