Nestlé S.A. (French pronunciation: [nɛs'le]) is a multinational packaged foods company founded and headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, and listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange with a market capitalization of over 87 billion Swiss francs. It originated in a 1905 merger of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Company for milk products established in 1866 by the Page Brothers in Cham, Switzerland, and the Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé Company set up in 1866 by Henri Nestlé to provide an infant food product.



US Appeals Court Revives Nestle Child Slavery Lawsuit

A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit by a group of former child slaves accusing the U.S. unit of Nestle, the world's largest food maker, and Cargill Co of perpetuating child slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.

Nestle Puts Skin Health Unit Up For Sale

The Switzerland-based company is under pressure from Third Point, a hedge fund run by investor Daniel Loeb, who has demanded bolder moves to lift performance.