Nestlé S.A. Announces 2011 Financial Results
Vevey, Switzerland, February 16, 2012
For 2011, the Nestlé Group reported sales of CHF 83.6 billion and 7.5% organic growth on top of good growth in recent years. The organic growth was composed of 3.9% real internal growth and pricing of 3.6%. Foreign exchange had a negative impact of 13.4% and divestitures, net of acquisitions, a further 4.2%, mainly Alcon. Excluding the impact of the sale of Alcon, sales were down by 4.8%.
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