facts about the invention
of Baby Formula by Henri
Nestle in 1867.
of the Nestlé Company go all the way back to 1867, when Henri Nestlé created a
nutritious product for infants that could be used by mothers who were unable to
breast-feed. Henri Nestlé made use of his family escutcheon, the "Nest", a
graphic translation of his name, little nest, to personify the business. Evocative of
security, maternity and affection, nature and nourishment, family and tradition, this
symbol remains the central element in the Nestlé corporate identity.
||Merchant, chemist and
inventor Henri Nestlé, established in Vevey, Switzerland, makes a breakthrough when his
new formula saves the life of a premature infant. Later that year, he begins
production of his new product, Farine Lactée Nestlé. In the years since Nestlé
developed his infant formula, the history of the Nestlé Company has been marked by many
|The first commercially sold infant
formula; the first condensed milk produced in Europe; the first milk chocolate; the first
soluble coffee; the first freeze-dried coffee; the first granulated instant coffee -- to
name just a few. Today, the Nestlé Company has grown and expanded to include the widest
range of wholesome foods for people throughout the world.
now produces the world's favorite brands in 489 factories worldwide. In 130 years of
growth and diversification, we have never lost sight of our core business: improving the
quality of people's lives through high-quality, nutritious, and convenient prepared foods
and beverages. Today, Nestlé brands are known on every continent, and some products --
like Nescafé, Carnation and Maggi -- are sold in more than 100 countries. Nestlé, in its
129th year of operation, is the largest food company in the world and is still based in
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ON THE BOOKSHELF:
Super Baby Food
Ruth Yaron / Paperback - 608 pages / F J Roberts: 1998
Ounce for hefty ounce, this manual/cookbook/reference guide is worth its weight in
formula, packed as it is with detailed information on homemade baby food.
The Baby Book:
Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
William Sears, Martha Sears / Paperback: 704 pages / Little, Brown;
Revised edition (March, 2003)
Attachment parenting is a gentle, reasonable approach to parenting that stresses bonding
with your baby, responding to her cues, breastfeeding, "wearing" your baby, and
sharing sleep with your child.
Caring for Your
Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5
by The American Academy of Pediatrics / Paperback: 784 pages / Bantam;
4th edition ( 2004)
The organization that represents the nation's finest pediatricians and the most advanced
research and practice in the field of child care answers all your medical and parenting
Nestlé: The Secrets of Food, Trust and Globalization
by Friedhelm Schwarz, Schwarz / Hardcover: 256 pages / Key Porter Books
(May 1, 2002)
Informative history of one of the world's largest multinationals - from
the company's formation in 1866 to the post-scandal era, from founding
fathers to current CEO Helmut Maucher. Readers will learn about the
company's organization and business practices, its successful
globalization, and its efforts to diversify.
Action: Tough-Minded Strategies from the Global Giant
by Helmut Maucher / Hardcover: 160 pages / McGraw-Hill; (June 1994)
In matters of leadership on the global frontier, Helmut Maucher knows more than almost
anyone. Readers everywhere will devour his inside look at Nestle's $38 billion operations,
and the secrets of its success.
ON THE WEB:
Official Nestle Web site. From its humble beginnings with baby formula
Nestle has grown to be the world's largest food company.
Discover how Nestle changed history and how history changed Nestle.
Very Best Baby
Subscribe to "Very Best" a monthly magazine published by Carnation for moms and
moms to be.
Bottle Feeding Tips
At this site are some tips to make feeding your baby formula a bit easier.
Sources in BOLD Type
page revised February, 2005.
Berners-Lee's invention has revolutionized the world like nothing
The invention of the Internet,
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