In commemoration of Saudi Arabia’s 92nd National Day, Nestlé employees participated in a blood donation activity organized by the company inside its offices in collaboration with King Fahad Medical City in Riyadh, and the International Medical Center Hospital (IMC) in Jeddah.
“Nestlé’s heritage in Saudi Arabia extends more than 65 years,” said Robert Helou, Nestlé General Manager in Saudi Arabia. “We are committed and proud to be an active member of society in this thriving Kingdom.
Saudi National Day is celebrated annually on September 23rd, marking the founding of Saudi Arabia by King Abdul Aziz Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud in 1932.
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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 where the company has invested over $140 million over the past five years. Saudi Arabia is a leading market for Nestlé in the Middle East and North Africa, a region which encompasses 24 company factories in 19 countries.
Nestlé currently has twelve offices and operates seven water factories across the Kingdom, employing nearly 5,000 people. The company works with more than 2,800 suppliers in Saudi Arabia and over 23,000 retail outlets, including hypermarkets & supermarkets, wholesale, groceries, pharmacies, and foodservices.
Nestlé is also establishing several collaborations with local governments, NGOs, authorities, and the private sector, with which it aims to Create Shared Value in areas including nutrition education, water stewardship, youth career development, and recycling.
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