The Diósgyőr factory of Nestlé is exporting chocolate figures to New Zealand, and many of them are Easter themed, hvg.hu writes.
Among all the factories the Nestlé group of companies own the Diósgyőr one is the only one which sells its products outside of Hungary as well and exports to 23 countries, most recently to New Zealand. The company has prepared for Easter, and exported chocolate bunnies, chocolate chicks, and other chocolate figures.
The factory has more than 600 employees and produced 4000 tons of chocolate figures (almost 67 million pieces) in the past year, and besides Brazil, Ecuador, and Japan, the United States also showed serious interest in the chocolate products this year.
According to the data of Nestlé Hungária Ltd. that are available to the public the company had a net 117,9 billion HUF revenue in the 2014 business year, which is 8 billion HUF more than it was in the preceding year. The company paid 2,55 billion HUF for taxes in total in 2014, which is almost 831 million HUF more than in 2013.
Nestlé is the world’s biggest holding company in the food industry, and they announced in the February of 2016 that the amount of tax they paid in 2015 has decreased to 9,07 billion CHF from 14,46 billion CHF paid in 2014. Nestlé has raised its dividend to 2,25 CHF/shares from 2,20 CHF/shares. The company is present in Hungary under the name Nestlé Hungária Ltd.