Nestlé Chilli Club

Country : Malaysia

Impact Area

  • Nutrition
  • Water
  • Rural Development
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Compliance
  • Community engagement
Dec 7, 2016, updated December 2016

Background

Nestlé Chilli Club
Chilli Club farmers picking the fresh chillies

Through our Agricultural Services Dept, we began working with the local Farmers’ Association Board in 1995 by engaging local farmers in Kelantan to produce chilies for MAGGI Chili Sauce.

Programme description

Value to Society

  • - New income opportunities and sustainable source of income for poor farmers in the local community > Poverty alleviation
  • - Transfer of technology on Good Agricultural Practices, farmers improve their yield and quality of crops to meet global standards
  • - Reduces reliance on imports
  • Value to Nestlé

  • - Locally sourced raw material at specified quality and foreseeable price
  • - Maintain stability of supply
  • - Traceability & freshness
  • Next Steps