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Nestlé to Donate Computers and Technology Equipment to Ertiqa

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Nestlé Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ertiqa, a nonprofit organization dedicated to refurbishing used technology appliances, to donate company computers and other equipment to support educational and social institutes in the Kingdom. The agreement was signed at Nestlé’s offices in Jeddah by Robert Helou, General Manager Nestlé Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Oman, and Omar Bin Khalid Al Shaibani, Chief Executive Officer of Ertiqa.

Commenting on the partnership, Helou said:” We commend the efforts of Ertiqa, and are happy that our equipment is being reused, and that we are contributing to providing more access to technology resources to those in need.”

This collaboration builds on the successful relationship between Nestlé Saudi Arabia and Ertiqa, where to date, over 1,000 computers and technology equipment have been donated, refurbished, and distributed to local institutions in need.

For more information, please contact:

Layal Dalal, Nestlé Communications Manager, Middle East and North Africa

Email: [email protected]

Nestlé in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia welcomed Nestlé as the first corporation to establish direct sales and distribution operations in the Kingdom in 2011, following more than 55 years of successful presence in the country. Nestlé Saudi Arabia is part of the company’s Middle East and North Africa region which encompasses 24 factories in 19 countries.

Nestlé currently has twelve offices and operates seven water factories across the Kingdom, employing more than 5,000 people. The company works locally with more than 2,800 suppliers and over 23,000 retail outlets.

The Nestlé portfolio in Saudi Arabia currently consists of a wide range of trusted brands in various categories: Dairy, Infant Nutrition, Coffee and Creamers, Confectionery, Bottled Water, Breakfast Cereals, Culinary products, Health Science, and Pet Care, among others. These include Nestlé NIDO, Nestlé CERELAC, NESCAFÉ, KITKAT, MAGGI, Nestlé NAN, S-26, PROGRESS, NESPRESSO, COFFEE-MATE, Nestlé FITNESS, Nestlé Pure Life, OPTIFAST, and PURINA Friskies.

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