Launched in 1983 Maggi is the creator of instant noodle category in India. As per Maggi ads it was targeted to children but in real life it has been loved and cherished by college going and hostel living teenagers as well. Maggi was positioned as ‘2-minute noodle’. Please find below a Maggi ad from mid-1980s which shows a young girl asking her mother for quick food: ‘Mummy, I’m hungry’ – and the solution being offered is Maggi. The tagline is ‘Fast to cook, good to eat’.
Nestlé India is a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A., headquartered at Vevey, Switzerland. Globally, Nestlé (website: www.nestle.com) is a leading nutrition, health and wellness company. The original parent company was founded in 1905 as a result of a merger of two companies namely – ‘Anglo-Swiss Milk Company’ for milk products and the ‘Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé Company’. The former of the two was established in 1866 by the Page Brothers in Cham, Switzerland and the later was established in 1866 by Henri Nestlé to provide an infant food product. Even during… Continue reading