THE EARLY DAYS
Nestlé products first arrived in South Africa in the 1870s with the company officially registering in 1916.
Some of the popular brands included Nestlé Condensed Milk, RICOFFY (then known as Ricory), NIDO and SMARTIES
LEADING UP TO 100 YEARS in SOUTH AFRICA
From acquiring its first factory in 1927, Nestlé continued to diversify until 1947 when they merged with a Swiss based company and MAGGI was born.
Jump to 1975 where Nestlé moved their head office from Johannesburg CBD to Randburg.
25 years later, in its 100th year in the country, Nestlé has a strong presence in South Africa with eight factories, three distribution centres and a head office in Bryanston, Johannesburg.
More details on our 100 year journey can be found here