Shivani Hegde, Nestlé Lanka CEO: “These are strong results for what has been a challenging year. They demonstrate the intrinsic strengths of Nestlé – the commitment of our people, the strength of our portfolio, the quality of our products and the trust of our consumers. While delivering in the short term, we remain focused on strengthening the foundations of future growth through investments in innovation and renovation, manufacturing capacity, building brands, and our people.”
Nestlé delivered LKR 35.9 billion in sales and a growth of 9% for the full year ending 31 December 2015, with sales of LKR 8.8 billion and a growth of 10.1% for Q4.
The company posted a full year profit after tax of LKR 4.1 billion, supported by strategic portfolio optimisation and focus on driving efficiencies across the value chain.