Nestle’s American subsidiary, Purina, has been sent to Russia to produce parts for cat and dog food brands. This is reported TASS with a link to the hotline and RIA News” with reference to a company representative.
On the TASS hotline, they talked about stopping the production and sale of Friskies, Cat Chow, Dog Chow, Gourmet and Darling Dog feeds due to logistical observations. At the same time, the interlocutor of RIA Novosti confirmed the stoppage of only three brands: Friskies, Cat Chow and Dog Chow. According to the reason for this difficulty in the procurement and supply of raw materials. A company representative did not disclose the exact time when feed production will be restored.
According to TASS, the brands Purina One, Purina One Dog, Felix, Proplan continue to be sold in Russia. The source of RIA Novosti announced the continuation of the production and sale of only two feeds – Purina One and Purina Proplan.
In early March, Swiss Nestle, which owns Purina, announced the consumption in Russia of Nespresso products (coffee capsules, coffee machines, dishes and accessories), as well as fine water under the S.Pellegrino brand. In addition, Nestle has suspended investments in Russia, including in advertising. But the company is resuming production of essential goods, including baby and specialty nutrition and medicated pet food.
On March 23, it became known that Nestle was stopping the sale of Nesquik and KitKat products in Russia, until the end of Russia’s “special operation” in Ukraine.
In Russia, Nestle belongs seven production sites, including the Rossiya confectionery factory, the Maggi cube and condiment factory, and the baby food factory (Nestlé baby cereals and Bystrov cereals). According to SPARK, sales revenue of Nestle Russia LLC in 2021 amounted to more than 189 billion rubles, net profit – more than 7 million rubles.
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