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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.

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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.

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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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