Nestlé has 109 PPP products in Chile that increased in sales from US $187 million to US $225 million between 2009 and 2010 and contributed 19% of Nestlé’s 2010 total Chilean sales.
[i] Shelley DuBois, “Nestlé's Brabeck: We Have a ‘Huge Advantage’ Over Big Pharma in Creating Medical Foods,” CNN Money, April 1, 2011, accessed December 2, 2013, http://money.cnn.com/2011/04/01/news/companies/nestle_brabeck_medical_foods.fortune/.
[ii] Nestlé's nutrition criteria were established using available recommendations for dietary intakes issued by the World Health Organization (2003) and U.S. Institute of Medicine (2006). For further information, please see: Nestlé, “The Nestlé Nutritional Profiling System, Its Product Categories and Sets of Criteria,” Nestlé, 2010; According to Nestlé’s 2012 Nestlé in Society: Creating Shared Value report, in 2012, products meeting or exceeding Nutritional Foundation Profiling Criteria increased to 75.7%, 6,692 products had been renovated for nutrition and health considerations, and 3,317 products had been reduced in sodium, sugars, and trans fatty acids, and 90% of children’s products meet the Nestlé Nutritional criteria, including sodium, sugar, and saturated fat criteria, and 99% of all products meet the trans fat criterion.
[iii] Bernardita Varas, Nestlé, Email to FSG, August 26, 2014.
[iv] Nestlé, “Dictionary: Popularly Positioned Products,” Nestle, accessed January 31, 2014, http://www.research.nestle.com/resources/dictionary/popularly-positioned-products.
[v] Nestlé, “Reporte de Sustentabilidad 2011: Creación de Valor Compartido Chile,” Nestlé, 2011; Global Agricultural Information Network, “Chile’s Food Processing Sector,” Global Agricultural Information Network, 2013, accessed January 16, 2014, http://gain.fas.usda.gov/Recent%20GAIN%20Publications/Food%20Processing%20Ingredients_Santiago_Chile_10-28-2013.pdf.
[vi] Chilean Ministry of Health, National Health Survey, 2009-2010. Bernardita Varas, Nestlé, Email to FSG, August 26, 2014.