Nestlé S.A.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

400,000€ - 499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7.5 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

7

High-level Commission meetings

32

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Nestlé S.A.   (Nestlé (SIX: NESN))

    EU Transparency Register

    15366395387-57 First registered on 25 Feb 2011

    Goals / Remit

    Nestlé, with headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé and is today the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Sales for 2021 amounted to CHF 87 bn worldwide (CHF 25,7 bn(2021) in Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa-Zone EMENA). We employ around 276 000 (2021)people. Nestlé has factories in 79 countries.
    The Nestlé brand portfolio covers practically all food and beverage categories: milk and dairy products, nutrition (infant, healthcare, performance and weight management), ice cream, breakfast cereals, coffee and beverages, culinary products (cooking aids, sauces etc.), chocolate and confectionery, petcare, bottled water.
    The best-known global brands include Nescafé, Nestea, Maggi, Buitoni, Purina, Nestlé Nutrition and of course Nestlé itself. Other brands also sell in many countries – for example, Milo, Nesquik, Nespresso, Lean Cuisine, Kit Kat, Smarties(...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Food Information to Consumers implementation
    Product reformulation
    Circular Economy
    Product Environmental Footprint
    Youth employment, E-Privacy
    Food Supply Chain
    International trade
    Common Agricultural Policy
    EU Farm to Fork Strategy
    EU Legislative Framework on Sustainable Food Systems
    European Green Deal
    Europe's Beating Cancer Plan
    EU Framework on added sugars reduction
    Childhood Obesity Action Plan

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue Nestlé, 55
    Vevey 1800
    SWITZERLAND
    EU Office
    Birminghamstraat 221
    Brussels 1070
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    8

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%7
    50%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    7 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 09 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Jorge Rafael ALAVA GUTIERREZ 10 Nov 2022 09 Nov 2023
    Ms Tisa Kosem 20 Oct 2022 19 Oct 2023
    Mr Gregorio BONALDI 20 May 2022 19 May 2023
    Ms Claire PEDERSEN 11 May 2022 10 May 2023
    Mr Johannes WEBER 06 Jan 2022 05 Jan 2023
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 05 Jan 2022 04 Jan 2023
    Mr Paolo GIRO 20 Nov 2021 18 Nov 2022
    Mr Robin PRAILLET 21 May 2021 20 May 2022
    Ms Greta Drumstaite 13 Feb 2021 11 Feb 2022
    Mr Johannes WEBER 08 Jan 2021 07 Jan 2022
    Ms Olivera Medugorac 08 Jan 2021 07 Jan 2022
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 08 Jan 2021 07 Jan 2022
    Mr Robin PRAILLET 15 Apr 2020 14 Apr 2021
    Ms Greta Drumstaite 20 Feb 2020 28 Feb 2021
    Ms Olivera Medugorac 09 Jan 2020 08 Jan 2021
    Mr Johannes WEBER 09 Jan 2020 08 Jan 2021
    Mr Edoardo CAVALCABO 14 Dec 2019 11 Dec 2020
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 21 Sep 2019 18 Sep 2020
    Mr Robin PRAILLET 19 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2020
    Mr Edoardo CAVALCABO 08 Mar 2019 06 Mar 2020
    Ms Greta Drumstaite 06 Mar 2019 05 Mar 2020
    Ms Olivera Medugorac 09 Jan 2019 08 Jan 2020
    Mr Johannes WEBER 09 Jan 2019 08 Jan 2020
    Ms Manuela Kron 01 Dec 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 26 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Mr Robin PRAILLET 07 Apr 2018 05 Apr 2019
    Ms Olivera Medugorac 09 Jan 2018 08 Jan 2019
    Mr Johannes WEBER 09 Jan 2018 08 Jan 2019
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 13 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2018
    Ms Manuela Kron 13 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2018
    Mr Robin PRAILLET 25 Apr 2017 06 Apr 2018
    Mr Robin PRAILLET 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Mr Bert DE MEESTER 06 Jan 2017 04 Jan 2018
    Ms Olivera Medugorac 06 Jan 2017 04 Jan 2018
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 04 Nov 2016 31 Oct 2017
    Ms Manuela Kron 14 Oct 2016 12 Oct 2017
    Robin PRAILLET 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Mr Bert DE MEESTER 12 Jan 2016 11 Jan 2017
    Ms Olivera Medugorac 12 Jan 2016 11 Jan 2017
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 19 Nov 2015 16 Nov 2016
    Robin PRAILLET 28 Oct 2015 26 Apr 2016
    Ms Manuela Kron 17 Oct 2015 15 Oct 2016
    Mr Gonçalo Maria Salvado Coxito Granado 24 Jul 2015 22 Jul 2016
    Ms Sela Andreu Muñoz 24 Mar 2015 20 Aug 2015
    Ms Manuela Kron 11 Oct 2014 09 Oct 2015
    Mr Bert DE MEESTER 16 Jan 2015 14 Jan 2016
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 11 Dec 2014 09 Dec 2015
    Mrs Manuela Kron 11 Oct 2014 09 Oct 2015
    Mr Gonçalo Maria Salvado Coxito Granado 30 Jul 2014 29 Jul 2015
    Ms Sela Andreu Muñoz 20 Mar 2014 18 Mar 2015
    Mr Bert DE MEESTER 16 Jan 2014 13 Jan 2015
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 09 Jan 2014 03 Jan 2015
    Mr Gonçalo Maria Salvado Coxito Granado 06 Aug 2013 02 Aug 2014
    Mr Bert DE MEESTER 31 Jan 2013 29 Jan 2014
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 08 Jan 2013 31 Dec 2013
    Mr Gonçalo Maria Salvado Coxito Granado 04 Dec 2012 06 Aug 2013
    Mr Bert DE MEESTER 23 Nov 2012 21 Feb 2013
    Mr Bert DE MEESTER 19 Dec 2011 30 Nov 2012
    Mr Bart VANDEWAETERE 17 Jan 2012 31 Dec 2012

    Complementary Information

    European Affairs Office of 7 full-time employees plus one trainee plus 0,5 FTE administrative support. Occasional ad hoc engagement of corporate experts or national public affairs managers.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The following list comprises only those organizations that focus on EU policies and European institutions and are relevant for this register:

    I. Associations
    AIM - European Brands Association
    Caobisco - Association of chocolate, biscuit and confectionery industries of the European Union
    Ceereal - European Cereal Breakfast Association
    Culinaria Europe
    ECF – European Coffee federation
    EDA – European Dairy Association
    NMWE - Natural Mineral Waters Europe
    Eucolait – European Association of Dairy Trade
    Euroglaces – European Ice Cream Association
    EUROPEN - European Organization for Packaging and the Environment
    MNI - Medical Nutrition International
    SNE - Specialised Nutrition Europe
    Fediaf – European Pet Food Industry
    FoodDrinkEurope
    UNESDA - Union of European Beverages Associations
    WFA – World Federation of Advertisers
    EAPF – European Alliance for Plant-based Foods

    II. Think tanks, platforms

    ERT – European Roundtable of Industrialists
    RAC – Responsible Advertising and Children
    SAI Platform – Sustainable Agriculture Initiative
    ECTA – European Clean Trucking Alliance

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Other financial info

    In order to avoid double counting, aforementioned costs do not include membership fees or payments to the organisations listed above.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Globe EU Group

    Other activities

    Food legislation, agriculture, environmental policy (sustainable consumption & production), external trade, corporate social responsibility, competition policy, industrial policy, internal market & member of EU Platform on Diet, Physical act & Health.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    32 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 10 Nov 2022 Location BERL
      Subject due diligence, sustainable cocoa
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Jun 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Feb 2022 Location video-call
      Subject revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Dec 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Discussion on investments into carbon removals with business representatives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject VTC Meeting - Code of Conduct on responsible food business and market practices
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
      Portfolio Health
      Commission
      • Annukka Ojala (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject EU Code for responsible business and marketing practices
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 May 2021 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject EU code of conduct for responsible marketing and business practices
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Apr 2021 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject Dairy denominations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Feb 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Pact for Skills roundtable with the representatives of agri-food sector.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Feb 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Pact for Skills roundtable with the representatives of agri-food sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Eszter Batta (Cabinet member)
      • Agnieszka Skonieczna (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jan 2021 Location Brussles - video conference
      Subject Discussion on sustainability commitments
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Dec 2020 Location video conferencing
      Subject consumer policy and green pledges
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
      • Isabelle Perignon (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Jun 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference on the effect of the crisis on employment, especially youth employment, apprenticeships and skills.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
    • Date 07 May 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Exit and recovery strategy in the agro food sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Gaelle Garnier (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Mar 2020 Location Video conference
      Subject Horizon Europe programme and the future EU priorities on Education and Youth.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Innovation and Youth
      Commission
      • Maria Koleva (Cabinet member)
      • Vasco Ferreira (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Antoine Kasel (Cabinet member)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Water and Circular Economy
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Feb 2018 Location BERL
      Subject Food industry/Nestle concerns and priorities for a balanced supply chain
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jan 2018 Location Davos, Switzerland
      Subject Europe and the role of Research & Innovation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Antonio Lowndes Marques De Araujo Vicente (Cabinet member)
      • Carlos Moedas (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Jul 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Vocational skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Julie Fionda (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Jun 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject dual quality of products
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Evolved pan-European nutrition labelling scheme
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject The Evolved Nutrition Label initiative
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Promotion of apprenticeship in schools
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Rodrigo Ballester (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Keynote dinner speech
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 11 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment in research and innovation in Europe's agri-food value chains to the benefit of society, growth and jobs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Carlos Moedas (Commissioner)
    • Date 11 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on key issues for food safety and nutrition
      Commission
      • Xavier Prats Monné (Director-General)
    • Date 26 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Preparation of Meeting between Commissioner Moedas and Paul Bulcke (Nestlé's CEO)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • José Mendes Bota (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Trans Fatty Acids
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Feb 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Youth employability and apprenticeships
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Julie Fionda (Cabinet member)
      • Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 Dec 2014 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Nestlé's experience as a founding pledge company in the European Alliance for Apprenticeships
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Julie Fionda (Cabinet member)
      • Stefaan Hermans (Cabinet member)
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