Nestle sales by Product category

Sales of Nestle by product category 2015-2021

Amounts in CHF millions (Swiss franc).

Category201920202021
Powdered and Liquid Beverages23,221 22,25623,975 
Water7,391 6,421 4,040
Milk products and Ice cream13,268 11,007 10,700
Nutrition and Health Science14,990 12,160 13,157
Prepared dishes and cooking aids 12,188 11,523 12,146
 Confectionery 7,888 6,975 7,514 
PetCare 13,622 14,001 15,556
Total92,56884,34387,088

Nestle's net sales from powdered and liquid beverages increased in 2021 compared to the previous year. The company generated 23.98 billion Swiss franc in net sales from powdered and liquid beverages in 2021 compared to CHF 22.26 billion (Swiss Franc) in 2020.

The company experienced a decline in net sales across two product categories including water and milk products in 2021 compared to the last year.

Category2018201720162015
Powdered and Liquid Beverages21,620 20,388 19,792  19,245 
Water7,409 7382  7414  7112 
Milk products and Ice cream13,217 13430 14331  14637 
Nutrition and Health Science16,188 15247  15038 14854 
Prepared dishes and cooking aids 12,065 11,938  12148  12579 
 Confectionery 8,123  8,799  8679  8870 
PetCare 12,817  12,406 12067  11488 

Powdered and liquid beverages are the largest porduct category of Nestle accounting for highest sales and revenue. In 2018, Nestle's revenue from this category was  CHF 21,620 million, rising from CHF  20,388 million in 2017.