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Facts and Figures


  • Founded in 1986
  • Autonomous globally managed business of the Nestlé Group
  • Present in almost 60 countries
  • More than 9,500 employees worldwide, compared to 331 in 2000
  • Over 70% of employees in the markets in direct contact with consumers

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  • 50% of our new Club Members experience Nespresso for the first time through friends and family.
  • Over 3 million Facebook fans
  • 180,000 unique customers visit our online boutique every day.
  • George Clooney, our brand ambassador since 2005, was chosen by Nespresso Club Members.

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  • Only an estimated 1-2% of the world’s green coffee crop meets the Nespresso specific taste, aroma profiles and quality standards.
  • 22 Grands Crus for in-home enjoyment (updated September 2nd 2013)
  • 9 Grands Crus for out-of-home enjoyment
  • Several limited editions Grand Cru coffees per year
  • 2 production centres based in Switzerland (Avenches and Orbe)
  • More than 14,000 dedicated used capsules collection points around the world
  • In 2013, over 84% of our coffee was sourced through the Nespresso AAA Sustainable QualityTM Program.

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  • In-house R&D
  • A range of smart and stylish machines with 40 models
  • Machines developed with and produced by 7 machine partners
  • Recognised with successive design awards, including 9 prestigious Red Dot Design Awards and 2 iF Product Design Awards

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  • Over 320 boutiques worldwide at the end of 2013, versus 1 boutique in 2000
  • More than 1,300 coffee specialists in our Customer Relationship Centres maintain regular dialogue with Nespresso Club Members.

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All facts and figures on this page, except noted otherwise, date from end of December 2013.