Nestle

Nestlé S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food and beverage company. The company operates through Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa; Zone Americas; Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa; and Nestlé Waters segments. It offers baby foods under the Cerelac, Gerber, and NaturNes brands; bottled water under the Nestlé Pure Life, Perrier, Poland Spring, and S.Pellegrino brands; cereals under the Fitness, Nesquik, cheerios, and Lion Cereals brands; and chocolate and confectionery products under the KitKat, Nestle L’atelier, Nestle Toll House, Milkybar, Smarties, Quality Street, Aero, Garoto, Orion, and Cailler brands. The company also provides coffee products under the Nescafé original, Nespresso, Nescafé Dolce Gusto, Nescafé, Nescafé Original 3 in 1, Coffee-Mate, Nescafé Gold, and Nescafé Cappuccino brands; culinary, chilled, and frozen foods under the Maggi, Hot Pockets, Stouffer's, Thomy, Jacks, TombStone, Buitoni, DiGiorno, and Lean Cuisine brands; dairy products under the Carnation, Nido, Coffee-Mate, and La Laitière brands; and drinks under the Nesquik, Nestea, and Milo brands. In addition, it offers food service products under the Milo, Nescafé, Maggi, Chef, Nestea, Stouffer's, Chef-Mate, Sjora, Minor’s, and Lean Cuisine brand names; healthcare nutrition products under the Boost, Peptamen, Resource, and Nutren Junior brands; ice cream products under the Dreyer’s, Mövenpick, Häagen-Dazs, Nestlé Ice Cream, and Extrême brands; and pet care products under the Purina, ONE, Alpo, Felix, Pro Plan, Cat Chow, Fancy Feast, Chef Michael’s, Bakers, Friskies, Dog Chow, Beneful, and Gourmet brands. Further, it provides coffee creamers under the Starbucks brand. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland.

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58 past transactions

Cargill S.A.C.I - petfood business

Acquisition in 2000
Cargill S.A.C.I - petfood business is a petfood company.

Garoto

Acquisition in 2002
When they start cooking, they forget everything around us and have our own time. It is a true therapy. And when making a fancy chocolate cake or preparing a dessert to please loved ones, the sense of satisfaction and pride is overwhelming. Chocolate flavor pies, mousses and chocolates, add textures and create the perfect finish for many delights. And the good news is that the art of using it is not restricted to the big chocolate makers - you can also learn and make special candies using white, milk or dark chocolate. Unravel the mysteries of your transformation and stay on top of tips to make those moments at home even more enjoyable. Chocolates Boy helps!

Xiamen Yinlu Foods Group Co., Limited

Merger/Acquisition in 2018
Xiamen Yinlu Foods Group Co., Limited specializes in the production and sale of canned foods and beverages. The company offers porridge and peanut milk compound protein beverages, and coffee. It also digital magazines. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Xiamen, China. As of November 17, 2011, Xiamen Yinlu Foods Group Co., Limited operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

PowerBar

Acquisition in 2000
PowerBar was created by athletes, for athletes. They started PowerBar® to help athletes reach their goals by providing nutrition tools for optimum athletic performance. All of their products are backed by decades of leading edge sports nutrition science and innovation and always live up to their highest standards. They aim to meet the nutrition and energy needs of all athletes, from world-class champions and dedicated amateurs, to beginners and those who just want to improve.

Essentia

Acquisition in 2021
Essentia Water, LLC manufactures, packages, and markets bottled alkaline and electrolyzed water. Essentia Water, LLC was found in 1998 and is based in Bothell, Washington.
IVC is the privately owned vet services platform in the UK with more than 290 sites and an online pet pharmacy. IVC employs approximately 2,700 FTEs, including 800+ FTE veterinarians.

Atrium Innovations

Acquisition in 2017
Atrium Innovations Inc. (TSX: ATB) is a globally recognized leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative, science-based natural health products which are distributed in more than 35 countries. The Company owns healthcare practitioner and specialized retail product brands that are at the forefront of science, innovation and education. Atrium has over 1,300 employees and operates seven manufacturing facilities complying with current Good Manufacturing Practices.

Freshly, Inc.

Series C in 2017
Freshly, Inc. provides freshly prepared meals online. The company’s meals menu includes entrees and breakfasts with dairy products, eggs, pork, tree nuts, chicken, beef, turkey, fish, soy, and shellfish. It offers monthly and weekly subscriptions. Freshly, Inc. was formerly known as F3 Foods of Arizona, Inc. and changed its name to Freshly, Inc. in December 2014. Freshly, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in New York, New York. As of October 30, 2020, Freshly, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé USA, Inc.

Mindful Chef

Acquisition in 2020
Mindful Chef Ltd. provides recipe box services to households in the United Kingdom and Scotland. It enables users to choose new healthy recipes listed in its website; and sources and delivers the required ingredients from farms to cook the recipes. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of November 9, 2020, Mindful Chef Ltd operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé UK Ltd.

Blue Bottle Coffee

Acquisition in 2017
Blue Bottle Coffee is a coffee roaster and retailer platform that delivers coffee subscriptions to doorsteps nationwide. Blue Bottle Coffee is a passionate team of hundreds around the world, united by the simple purpose of getting great coffee to everyone who asks for it whether that be in our cafes or at home. Blue Bottle is headquartered in Oakland, California, and has retail and business operations in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York, and Tokyo.

Freshly, Inc.

Acquisition in 2020
Freshly, Inc. provides freshly prepared meals online. The company’s meals menu includes entrees and breakfasts with dairy products, eggs, pork, tree nuts, chicken, beef, turkey, fish, soy, and shellfish. It offers monthly and weekly subscriptions. Freshly, Inc. was formerly known as F3 Foods of Arizona, Inc. and changed its name to Freshly, Inc. in December 2014. Freshly, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in New York, New York. As of October 30, 2020, Freshly, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé USA, Inc.

Wamiz SAS

Acquisition in 2018
Wamiz operates as a digital media platform for pet owners. Created in 2009 by two entrepreneurs Adrien Magdelaine and Adrien Ducousset, Wamiz has become in recent years, the digital media platform of reference for dog and cat enthusiasts.

Novartis Medical Nutrition

Acquisition in 2006
Novartis Medical Nutrition is a consumers with special nutritional requirements.

Waggin’ Train

Acquisition in 2010
Waggin’ Train is a dog snacks business.

Delta Ice Cream

Acquisition in 2005
Delta Ice Cream is a ice cream business in Greece as well as in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro. They provide quality Ice Cream & many other Frozen Products. Have a look at their endless product line and services! They distribute to Grocery Stores, Super Markets, Hotels, Parlors, Banquet Halls & Fine Dining Restaurants.

Terracycle

Private Placement in 2020
TerraCycle recycles non-recyclable waste into various consumer products. The company provides bags, garden products, gifts products, home products, office products, pet products, school products, and toys. It recycles non-recyclable waste such as drink pouches, chip bags, and tooth brushes. TerraCycle was founded in 2001 and is based in Trenton, New Jersey.

Wagner Tiefkühlprodukte

Funding Round in 2004
Wagner Tiefkühlprodukte manufactures frozen pizzas for food retailing markets.

Prometheus Biosciences, Inc.

Private Placement in 2020
At Prometheus Laboratories Inc., we enable unique health solutions with novel diagnostics. As a leader of precision healthcare in gastroenterology, we develop and bring to market diagnostic tests that help physicians provide the highest level of patient care. Our commitment to innovation positions us for future growth and lays the foundation for expansion into new areas.

Terrafertil

Merger/Acquisition in 2018
Terrafertil produces and sells natural, organic, and plant-based food products. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Ecuador. As of September 4, 2018, Terrafertil operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

Ice Cream Partners

Acquisition in 2001
Ice Cream Partners USA was formed in August, 1999 and combined Pillsbury’s Häagen-Dazs frozen desserts with Nestlé’s novelty ice cream business.

Galderma

Acquisition in 2014
Galderma S.A. engages in the manufacture and distribution of medical, consumer skin health, and dermatology products. It offers prescription medicines, medical aesthetic solutions, and skin care products. The company sells its products through a network of distributors and representatives internationally. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland with research and development, and manufacturing sites in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, and North and Latin America. Galderma S.A. operates as a subsidiary of Galderma Holding SA.

Uncle Tobys

Acquisition in 2006
Uncle Tobys is the breakfast cereals and other breakfast food products.

SAPHIR

Funding Round in 2002
SAPHIR, a company owning the OPALIA brand, specialised in the office delivery of water in large formats.

Dreyer's

Acquisition in 2006
Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Nestlé, is a United States-based producer of ice cream and frozen yogurt founded in 1928 as Edy's Grand Ice Cream in Oakland, California. Premium ice cream and frozen treats. Trusted, great-tasting brands for the whole family including Grand, Slow Churned, Dibs, and Fruit Bars.

PowerBar

Acquisition in 2000
PowerBar was created by athletes, for athletes. They started PowerBar® to help athletes reach their goals by providing nutrition tools for optimum athletic performance. All of their products are backed by decades of leading edge sports nutrition science and innovation and always live up to their highest standards. They aim to meet the nutrition and energy needs of all athletes, from world-class champions and dedicated amateurs, to beginners and those who just want to improve.

Nuun Hydration

Acquisition in 2021
nuun & company, inc. produces and distributes electrolyte hydration drink tablets for athletes and enthusiasts in cycling, running, triathlon, golf, outdoor, and general fitness. Its products include nunn electrolytes, including gluten-free and dairy + soy free tablets; nuun vitamins hydrates; and nuun performance hydration powder. The company also serves hikers and yoga bods. It offers its products through sporting goods stores, supplements retailers, grocery chains, and outlets, as well as through its web store in the United States and internationally. nuun & company, inc. was founded in 2004 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Blue Bottle Coffee

Merger/Acquisition in 2017
Blue Bottle Coffee is a coffee roaster and retailer platform that delivers coffee subscriptions to doorsteps nationwide. Blue Bottle Coffee is a passionate team of hundreds around the world, united by the simple purpose of getting great coffee to everyone who asks for it whether that be in our cafes or at home. Blue Bottle is headquartered in Oakland, California, and has retail and business operations in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York, and Tokyo.

Freshly, Inc.

Series C in 2017
Freshly, Inc. provides freshly prepared meals online. The company’s meals menu includes entrees and breakfasts with dairy products, eggs, pork, tree nuts, chicken, beef, turkey, fish, soy, and shellfish. It offers monthly and weekly subscriptions. Freshly, Inc. was formerly known as F3 Foods of Arizona, Inc. and changed its name to Freshly, Inc. in December 2014. Freshly, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in New York, New York. As of October 30, 2020, Freshly, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé USA, Inc.

The Nature's Bounty Co.

Acquisition in 2021
The Nature's Bounty Co. manufactures, markets, distributes, and retails vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbs, sports and active nutrition, and ethical beauty products in the United States and internationally. The company offers its products under the Nature’s Bounty, Sundown Naturals, Solgar, Holland & Barrett, Osteo Bi-Flex, Ester-C, MET-Rx, Pure Protein, Balance, Body Fortress, Puritan’s Pride, Organic Dr., and other brands. It also sells its products online. The Nature's Bounty Co. is based in Ronkonkoma, New York.

YFood Labs GmbH

Corporate Round in 2023
YFood Labs is a food-tech startup which designs smart food solutions for a modern generation. The product portfolio currently compromises ultra-convenient and complete-nutrition drinks, drink powders and bars.

Sweet Earth, Inc.

Acquisition in 2017
Sweet Earth, Inc., doing business as Sweet Earth Natural Foods, manufactures and markets vegetarian food. It offers sandwiches, wraps, salads, parfaits, burritos, and burgers. Sweet Earth, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is based in Moss Landing, California. As of October 18, 2017, Sweet Earth, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé USA, Inc.
UCC operates the world’s only coffee business encompassing every aspect of coffee “from cup to seed.” Its operations extend from cultivating seedlings on estates in the countries of production through raw ingredient procurement and importing, R&D and quality assurance, manufacturing, product distribution and sales, as far as promoting coffee culture. UCC operates all these businesses itself, pursuing the highest levels of quality at every stage. They endeavor, moreover, to create new value propositions so that their coffees can meet the expectations of customers in every possible day-to-day setting.

Mumm

Grant in 2018
Mumm is an online marketplace and delivery service for homemade food on demand.

Zenpep and Viokace of Allergan plc

Merger/Acquisition in 2020
As of May 11, 2020, Zenpep and Viokace of Allergan plc were acquired by Nestlé S.A. Zenpep comprises a gastrointestinal medication for people who cannot digest food properly. The asset is located in Switzerland.

Cerecin

Venture Round in 2021
Cerecin is a healthcare company that develops novel evidence-based therapeutics and products that aim to help people. We develop novel evidence-based therapeutics and products that aim to help millions of people. These solutions are designed to target conditions ranging from memory impairment to Alzheimer’s disease and other devastating neurological diseases.

Origin Materials

Post in 2021
Sustainable materials

SimplyCook Ltd.

Acquisition in 2021
SimplyCook Ltd., doing business as SimplyCook.com, provides subscription-based cooking recipes and ingredient kits online. It also offers gift kits. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Terrafertil

Acquisition in 2018
Founded in 2005, Terrafertil is a Latin American company selling natural, organic, plant-based foods and snacks. Terrafertil and its flagship brand 'Nature's Heart', is recognized for its wide portfolio of natural and mostly organic products. The company was founded in Ecuador by five entrepreneurs and is managed by three founding brothers, David, Raul and Daniel Bermeo.

PRJSC Volynholding

Merger/Acquisition in 2019
As of November 11, 2003, PRJSC Volynholding operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

Clear Water

Acquisition in 2003
Clear Water was the companies who pioneered the dynamic HOD business in Russia.

Gerber Products Company

Acquisition in 2007
Gerber Products Company is a purveyor of baby food and baby products. A formerly American-owned company headquartered in Fremont, Michigan, Gerber is now a subsidiary of Nestlé Group. Its subsidiary, Gerber Life Insurance Company, is headquartered in White Plains, New York.
Xiamen Yinlu Foods Group Co., Limited specializes in the production and sale of canned foods and beverages. The company offers porridge and peanut milk compound protein beverages, and coffee. It also digital magazines. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Xiamen, China. As of November 17, 2011, Xiamen Yinlu Foods Group Co., Limited operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

Saint Springs

Acquisition in 2002
Saint Springs is the fast growing bottled water market in Russia.

Chef America - Assets

Acquisition in 2002
Chef America - Assets is a manufacturer and marketer of frozen hand-held food products.

Prometheus Biosciences, Inc.

Private Equity Round in 2020
At Prometheus Laboratories Inc., we enable unique health solutions with novel diagnostics. As a leader of precision healthcare in gastroenterology, we develop and bring to market diagnostic tests that help physicians provide the highest level of patient care. Our commitment to innovation positions us for future growth and lays the foundation for expansion into new areas.

Vitaflo International

Acquisition in 2010
Vitaflo International develops clinical nutrition products for metabolic disorders, nutrition support, and disease specific conditions.

Osem Investments Ltd.

Merger/Acquisition in 2016
Osem Investments Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, sells, markets, and distributes food products in Israel, Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company’s Culinary segment provides pasta, soups, casseroles, baking aids, sauces, soup almonds and canned products, ready meals and meat analogues, and salads. Its Bakery, Beverages, Snacks and Breakfast Cereals segment offers savory bakery products, such as crackers and Lachmit; sweet bakery products, including cakes and cookies; instant coffee, and capsules for coffee machines; syrups for drinks and drinking chocolate; breakfast cereals and health bars; and snacks comprising wheat-based, peanut-based, potato-based, and corn-based snacks etc. The company’s International segment provides branded frozen and chilled food products, including salads under the Tribe brand name. Its Infant Nutrition segment provides infant nutrition products, consisting of infant formula products, baby cereals, purees, biscuits, and pasta for toddlers. The company’s Professional Market and Gift Packages segment offers products sold in the professional market, such as hotels, cafes, restaurants, catering companies, and other professional entities; and gift packages sold to worker’s committees and companies. Its Other Activities segment provides ice tea, ice cream, pet foods, and other purchased products. The company was founded in 1942 and is based in Shoham, Israel. Osem Investments Limited operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

Foodcloud

Venture Round in 2020
Within communities food businesses frequently experience food surpluses, as a consequence of the modern food system, while charities struggle to provide food for those who need it most. FoodCloud provides a simple way for food businesses to contribute to their communities in a meaningful and practical way and reduce their impact on the environment. By receiving surplus food, charities can reduce their food costs and redirect funding to programs assisting those who are disadvantaged, creating tangible and long lasting local benefits. In two years they've donated over 1.5m meals to charities from surplus food. They are working with over 150 retail stores in Ireland and the UK and over 350 charities. They have big ambitions to expand internationally.

Kraft Foods' frozen pizza business

Acquisition in 2010
Kraft Pizza produces and sells pizza to customers in various spots. It began operation in 2012, with its headquarters in Chicago in Illinois. Nestlé acquired it on January 5, 2010.

Vitality Foodservice

Acquisition in 2009
Vitality Foodservice Inc. manufactures and markets a complete range of beverage products from juices, teas, coffees and smoothies to innovative specialty drinks. Vitality’s high-performance organization with 700 employees and its expertise in sales, service and dispensing innovative products. Headquartered in Tampa, FL.

Ralston Purina Company

Acquisition in 2001
Ralston Purina Company was a St. Louis, Missouri-based American animal feed and pet food company.

Sweet Leaf

Acquisition in 2011
In 1997, Sweet Leaf Tea founder, Clayton Christopher, decided to make a bottled tea that was just as tasty as the one his grandmother Mimi used to make. Every bottle of homemade goodness still starts with Granny's original recipe - the perfect balance of organic tea leaves and ingredients they can pronounce. In 2004, they put a spin on their classic sweet tea with fun new flavors like Mint & Honey.

Chameleon Cold-Brew

Acquisition in 2017
Chameleon Cold-Brew is a beverage company focused on delivering sustainable coffee practices and deliciously smooth cold-brew. It refers to coffee prepared by the process of steeping coffee grounds in room temperature or cold water for an extended period of time. The process involves steeping grounds for at least 12 hours in room temperature water, with the goal to remove the bitterness of the coffee. Cold-brewed coffee can be made manually, with a cold brew system, and is also available in and forms through Chameleon Cold-Brew. Chameleon Cold-Brew’s proprietary brewing process produces a super smooth, less acidic, highly caffeinated coffee that can be enjoyed hot or cold. The brand’s portfolio of organic coffee offerings includes five ready-to-drink cold-brew varieties, five cold-brew concentrates, kegs, cold-brew kits, whole bean coffee, three sparkling cold-brew varieties, and three cold-brew with dairy varieties. Chameleon Cold-Brew was established in August 2010 and is based in Austin, Texas, United States.

Wyeth Nutritionals

Acquisition in 2012
Wyeth Nutritionals is a high-quality, high-growth infant nutrition business with strong brands, value-creating and accretives.

Wamiz SAS

Merger/Acquisition in 2018
Wamiz operates as a digital media platform for pet owners. Created in 2009 by two entrepreneurs Adrien Magdelaine and Adrien Ducousset, Wamiz has become in recent years, the digital media platform of reference for dog and cat enthusiasts.

Henniez

Acquisition in 2007
Henniez manufactures and markets soft drinks and bottled water.

Marketing and Distribution Rights of Various Brands of Starbucks Corporation

Merger/Acquisition in 2018
As of August 26, 2018, Marketing and Distribution Rights of Various Brands of Starbucks Corporation were acquired by Nestlé S.A. Marketing and Distribution Rights of Various Brands of Starbucks Corporation comprises marketing and distribution rights of various brands of food products.