Impact of Nestlé’s Moga Factory on Surrounding Areas
Nestlé’s Moga factory was set up in 1961 and comprises of the primary milk collection area for our operations. Since its inception in Moga, Nestlé has been working with its milk farmers and ancillary suppliers towards improving quality and productivity.
The Third World Centre for Water Management, a knowledge based, application oriented think tank based in Mexico, conducted a study in the Moga region to assess the impact of Nestlé’s Moga factory on the surrounding area. The study was conducted by a team of specialists including Prof. A.K. Biswas, President, Third World for Water Management. The study consisted of field study where the team interviewed over 200 milk farmers, Suppliers, Academicians from the local Agricultural University, Government Officials and Politicos and Nestlé factory staff, municipal documents, factory records and secondary data.
The study highlights Nestlé’s way of doing business through its philosophy of Creating Shared Value and how it contributed to the development of the region through direct and indirect employment, steady income for milk and other suppliers and technology transfer. To read the executive summary click here. (pdf, 6.76Mb)