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Annual Report 2018

The Annual Report contains Nestlé’s Annual Review (pdf, 15 Mb) including Creating Shared Value highlights, the Corporate Governance & Compensation Reports (pdf, 2 Mb) and the Financial Statements (pdf, 1 Mb).

Letter to our shareholders


In a rapidly-changing environment, the key to our success has been our ability to balance continuity with change. It has required discipline and decisive actions to build sustainable value for the long term. We continue on our Nutrition, Health and Wellness journey, while we stay true to our purpose and values. We change by adapting our portfolio to meet evolving consumer demands, pushing the boundaries of science, accelerating innovation, as well as driving greater agility and efficiencies.

 

 

Pursuing our value-creating strategy


As the 'Good Food, Good Life' company, we enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future. Winning with consumers is the source of our sustainable financial performance and our way to earning trust and maintain our market leadership. Based on a compelling Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy, our company delivers sustainable value over the short term and the long term.


Nestlé Oceania

Nestlé Oceania Head Office: Rhodes, Sydney

Nestlé New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands are subsidiaries of the Swiss-based, global food and beverages company, Nestlé S.A. Together they make up the Nestlé Oceania region. There are more than 5,000 people in over 70 offices, factories and distribution centre’s strategically located across the region. Nestlé's first trademark was registered in New Zealand in 1885 and in 1908 the first office was opened in Sydney, Australia.  Regional headquarters is now located at Rhodes in Sydney, not far from the site of the 2000 Olympic Games; New Zealand’s head office is based in Parnell in Auckland.

The Nestlé Pacific Islands business (NPI) includes Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia , Fiji, French Polynesia, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa and the small islands of Tuvalu, Niue, The Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Tokelau, Wallis & Futuna and Pitcairn.

Nestlé New Zealand Head Office: Parnell, Auckland

While much of our work is aimed at providing local products for local needs, we also take advantage of export opportunities where they arise. Nestlé New Zealand’s principle brands include: NESCAFÉ, MILO, MAGGI, CARNATION, HIGHLANDER, NESQUIK, UNCLE TOBYS, KIT KAT, WONKA, ALLENS, MILKYBAR.

Nestlé New Zealand employs over 650 people and we market over 900 products to New Zealanders and achieve exports of over $60 million primarily to Australia & Japan.  Each year through our Creating Shared Value philosophy, we make a significant contribution to encourage the wellbeing of New Zealand Communities.


Nestlé Operations

There are other Nestlé operations in the region which form part of the worldwide Nestlé Group but which operate quite independently from the retail food and beverage business. These include:

  • Cereal Partners Worldwide: UNCLE TOBYS, CHEERIOS, MILO cereal, and NESQUIK Cereals
  • Nestlé Professional: NESCAFÉ, MAGGI, ANDRONICUS, BUITONI
  • Nestlé Purina PetCare: PRO PLAN DOG, DOG CHOW, CAT CHOW, FRISKIES, PURINA ONE, BENEFUL, FANCY FEAST, GOURMET, and BEGGIN STRIPS
  • Infant Nutrition                                
  • Healthcare Nutrition: SUSTAGEN, OPTIFAST
  • NESPRESSO: NESPRESSO systems
  • Nestlé Waters: SAN PELLEGRINO, PERRIER, VITTEL