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  • Nutriset

    2 June 2013, by Albert Fisher

    A. The main facts about the activities of the company.
    Nutriset was founded in 1986 by the agricultural engineer Michael Lescanne after ten years investigating in the field of humanitarian nutrition. The company started investigating and producing therapeutic milks to treat severe malnutrition and in 1996 they invented Plumpy’Nut (the first ready-to-eat nutritional paste for nutritional rehabilitation in severe acute malnutrition). Nutriset invests its annual profits in R&D and to (...)


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Sector: Human health and social work activities

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Key figures:

Revenue: 101 million EUR (2011)
Nº of children treated with Nutriset products: 5.3 million (2012)
Nº employees: 121 (2011)
Nº of PlumpyField members: 15 (2011)
Nº jobs created in developing countries: 500 (2012)
Operates in: 80 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin Ameirca (2012)

Nbr. visits: 1520

Nbr. inspires: 6