Nestle India is a subsidiary of Nestle S.A. of Switzerland. Henri Nestlé, the founder of Nestlé, founded the Company in 1867 at Switzerland for manufacturing Infant cereal for babies. At present Nestlé is the world's largest food company, with its international head quarters at Vevey, in Switzerland. With 468 factories in 84 countries, it employs over 230,000 people.
In India, Nestle was set up in 1912. it is manufacturing and marketing products in six major categories: Milk and Infant Dietetics, Culinary, Cereals, Beverages (Instant Drinks), Chocolates and Confectionery and Chilled Dairy. It has six factories located at Moga, Samalkha, Nanjangud, Choladi, Bicholim and Ponda.