Nestle and Economic Problems

Nestle and Economic Problems

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  • Date Submitted: 05/06/2013 12:19 PM
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This is the social health project of Nestle the company.

Money Melamine and Milk

Extra Credit Essay

Kevin Billups II
HED 131 Personal Health
January 11 2013

Throughout the history there have numerous corporations that contributed large contributions to society. Whether these companies have a positive cause or a negative effect these companies dramatically change their surroundings through health needs, economic values and public relations. The Company of Nestle is the Worlds leading health, nutrition and wellness company. From their humble beginnings with condensed milk in Switzerland to a multi billion dollar company who literally have their hand in everything, we have seen Nestle become a booming empire of influence. Though the great they've done for the world is upstanding, the dilemmas they have caused are immeasurable.
The Nestle company got its humble start in Vevey, Switzerland. The company itself is actually a joint merger in 1905 between two Swiss grown companies: The Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company and Farine Lactee Henri Nestle. From 1866 these two separate Swiss companies were competing enterprises greatly expanded their individual businesses throughout Europe and the United States. Two brothers ,Charles and George Page, established The Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company in Cham, Switzerland. In 1866 Nestle began developing a milk-based baby food and soon began marketing it. In 1877 The Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company added baby foods to their products and the Nestle Company added condensed milk to their products so that the two companies became fierce competitors. In 1905 the companies merged to become the Nestlé and Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company. By the Early 1900s the was expanding operation factories in the United States, UK, Germany, and Spain. The First World War created a large demand for dairy products in the form of government contracts and as such by the end of the war...

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