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Empowering young innovators around the world to shape the future of food

Challange
RETO CULINARIO
14.10.22
EL SALVADOR

Young Culinary entrepreneurs contest and TV show that will showcase existing culinary ventures (3months - 2 years) of youngsters in El Salvador. Participants will receive entrepreneurship training and the final project will be supported and recognized.

Webinar
CWAR x ESAR Youth Event
01.11.22
EAST AND SOUTH AFRICA REGION

As part of Africa youth day celebration ESAR and CWAR host an annual Africa event discuss different topics annually. This year we will be covering Entrepreneurship focusing on how youth can leverage the space and create employability opportunities for themselves.

Pets
Unleashed Program
01.03.23
SWITZERLAND

Unleashed powered by Nestlé Purina is the landmark petcare specific accelerator in Europe & Middle-East. It is now expanding to Australia, New Zealand and Japan. The most creative and disruptive pet care start-ups apply to Unleashed. Our mission is to support start-up innovation and disruptors in the pet tech and pet care industry, aiming to bring sustainable, advanced and personalized nutrition, health and wellness, services as well as new digital solutions to our beloved pets and their parents. We accelerate up to 9 start-ups per year. Each start-up selected into Unleashed will have a carefully selected team of Purina experts to accelerate their growth through a structured 20 week programme, working on a value exchange project that is funded up to CHF 50,000.

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Our priorities

From championing sustainability to re-imagining packaging,
we are committed to innovating for a better tomorrow.

Regeneration Agreculture
REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

Regenerative agriculture plays a critical role in improving soil health, restoring water cycles and increasing biodiversity for the long term. Taking a farmer-centric approach, we are piloting and scaling new technologies and nature-based solutions to tackle this challenge.

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Plant Based Product
PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS

We are transforming our portfolio to include more plant-based meat and dairy alternatives that are both healthy and delicious. These products reduce emissions across the value chain, driving us towards a more sustainable food system.

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Packaging
PACKAGING AND CIRCULARITY

We are changing the way we think about the value chain from a linear path to a circular one. Through advanced packaging R&D and key partnerships, we are working towards our commitment for all of our packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2025.

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Nutrition
AFFORDABLE NUTRITION

Making affordable, nutritious and tasty food accessible to everyone is a priority for Nestlé. We leverage our R&D expertise to develop food innovations that cost less without sacrificing nutrition or taste, so that lower-income families can afford to nourish themselves.

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Regeneration Agreculture
REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

Regenerative agriculture plays a critical role in improving soil health, restoring water cycles and increasing biodiversity for the long term. Taking a farmer-centric approach, we are piloting and scaling new technologies and nature-based solutions to tackle this challenge.

MORE
Plant Based Product
PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS

We are transforming our portfolio to include more plant-based meat and dairy alternatives that are both healthy and delicious. These products reduce emissions across the value chain, driving us towards a more sustainable food system.

MORE
Packaging
PACKAGING AND CIRCULARITY

We are changing the way we think about the value chain from a linear path to a circular one. Through advanced packaging R&D and key partnerships, we are working towards our commitment for all of our packaging to be recyclable or reusable by 2025.

MORE
Nutrition
AFFORDABLE NUTRITION

Making affordable, nutritious and tasty food accessible to everyone is a priority for Nestlé. We leverage our R&D expertise to develop food innovations that cost less without sacrificing nutrition or taste, so that lower-income families can afford to nourish themselves.

MORE

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