Success story Nestlé S.A.
In 1995, Nestlé company, the world’s largest producer of food and beverages, an expert in nutrition and healthy lifestyle, became the majority shareholder in “Confectionery Association “Russia” OJSC. In June 2011, “Confectionery Association “Russia” LLC joined Nestle Russia LLC as a production branch.
Today, Nestlé is the Russian market leader in most categories, where its products are presented: instant coffee, coffee systems and coffee capsules, cookery, confectionery, breakfast cereals and quick-to-make cereals, ice-cream, baby foods. In addition, the company holds a strong position on the market of pet food.
Partnership of Nestlé and “Confectionery Association “Russia” OJSC is a model of successful foreign investments, through which it was possible to transform the factory focused on the production into the enterprise focused on the consumer. Nestlé investments were directed to the modernization of production, product quality and safety, factory infrastructure improvement and staff development. The combination of market knowledge possessed by Russian specialists and the world leadership and expertise of Nestlé helped to improve the quality and production efficiency, as well as to create a strong national brand. In 2007, the factory was one of the first enterprises of the Samara Region to receive certificates of compliance with international standards of quality, safety and environmental protection ISO 22000, ISO 18001, ISO 9001.