Nestlé suspended advertising campaigns in Russia last week. However, the focus remains on “reliably supplying the local population with important food and beverages,” as stated on March 4.
Nestlé is represented in Russia by many brands, it has six domestic factories and more than 7,000 employees. Products include breakfast cereals such as Nesquik or Fitness, as well as Nespresso capsules also known here in Switzerland.
This is over now, as multinational dining on Friday in Update on their website carry. A Nestlé spokesperson confirmed on Blick that Nestlé is no longer exporting Nespresso capsules to Russia. But this is just one example – all product exports will be stopped.
Export suspensions with exceptions
Exceptions: Basic foods such as baby food, cereal, and specially formulated nutrition as well as therapeutic pet foods for specialty retailers and veterinary clinics.
Furthermore, Nestlé assures that it will not export any products other than the aforementioned staple foods from Russia to the world.
Nestlé states that all financial investments in Russia have been discontinued. However, the company wants to continue to “do everything in its power to ensure a reliable supply of safe and important food for the population.”
In Ukraine, Nestlé temporarily closed factories, warehouses and supply chains at the end of February. Some production facilities in Ukraine are still partially operating and distribute food as much as possible with all safety precautions, says a Nestlé spokesperson. The multinational food company employs about 5,000 people in Ukraine. (in Euro)
“Tv specialist. Friendly web geek. Food scholar. Extreme coffee junkie.”