Introduction Here’s a cheery thought while you’re baking Nestlé’s Toll House chocolate chip cookie dough: those chocolate chips may have been produced by children working long hours with no pay or have been injured severely by machetes. Nestlé is the world’s largest Food Company measured by revenues and profits. This essay will examine how Nestlé has impacted the local and global economic environment but has contributed to child labour in the cocoa farming industry through its journey to success. Critically, child labour contribution will be examined. Support and innovative recommendations to reduce this human injustice will also be explained further.
Brief history Nestlé is a Swiss multinational food company, which was established and founded by Henri Nestlé in 1866. This organization started in 1866 as Anglo-‐Swiss Condensed Milk Company. Nestlé grew significantly during the First World War and following the Second World War. By the early 1900s, it had factories operating in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Spain. Nestlé is headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, currently having around 450 factories operating in 86 countries. The