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Nestle Purina Celebrating a Decade of Passion For Pets

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Nestle Purina Celebrating a Decade of Passion For Pets

Nestle Purina Celebrating a Decade of Passion For Pets
December 13
12:22 2011

Nestle Purina is celebrating tenth anniversary. The company was formed when Nestle acquired the Ralston Purina pet care company in December 2001. It is the largest acquisition in Nestle’s history.

 

Ralston Purina was founded in the United States in 1894. Nestle Purina is now one of the world’s largest pet food companies, with global sales of more than SFr13 billion (Eur10.5 billion) in 2010. Nestle Purina manufactures, markets and distributes food and treats for dogs and cats, as well as cat litter, for sale in more than 100 countries worldwide.

 

A total of five Nestle Purina dog and cat food brands have become ‘billionaire’ brands in the last decade with annual sales of more than SFr1 billion. They are: Friskies, Purinaog Chow, Beneful, Purina One and the Purina corporate brand.

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