Nestle Coca Supply Chain Essay

1353 Words Jun 19th, 2015 6 Pages
Nestle cocoa supply chain

1. Introduction
The aim of this report is to introduce the supply chain management of Nestlé. Nestlé is a Swiss multinational food and beverage company headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. It is one of the largest food companies in the world. The history of Nestlé begins back in 1866, when the first European condensed milk factory was opened in Cham, Switzerland, by the Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Company. Nowadays, Nestle has around 450 factories, operates in 86 countries. The number of employees in Nestlé is about 339 000 worldwide. The emphasis of the report will be on how Nestlé’s cocoa products are globalization and the development of the Nestlé Company.
2.1 Brands and Products:
Nestlé‘s Brand is “Good
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Our Child Labour Monitoring and Remediation System is exposing the extent of and causes behind child labour in Côte d’Ivoire’s cocoa farming industry. “In 2014, we purchased 91 801 tonnes of cocoa through the Nestlé Cocoa Plan (2013: 62 299). We trained 45 833 cocoa farmers (2013: 33 885) and built or refurbished 17 schools (2013: 13), meeting our target of building or refurbishing 40 schools in four years.”
3.1 Concept of Supply chain management
The term “Supply Chain Management” was revealed in the late 1980s, and then it was exposed to all in 1990s.It is a process of goods and services. “It includes the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. Interconnected or interlinked networks, channels and node businesses are involved in the provision of products and services required by end customers in a supply chain.” The most basic supply chain consists of the following steps:
Suppliers, Manufacturers, Storage, Transporters, Distributors, Customers.
3.2 Primary supply chain management of Cocoa
There are certain steps which are followed to produce Cocoa products, For Nestle Cocoa products, Because Cocoa trees only can grow between 20° north and 20° south, there aren’t many places in the world where the conditions are right to grow cocoa. According to information provided by

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