The Kitkat Story

We are Nestlé, the Good food, Good life company. We believe in the power of food to enhance life. Lets take a look at our humble story.


"Chocolate Crisp" is born in England!

On August 29, the British company Rontry released "Chocolate Crisp", which is a wafer wrapped in chocolate. For the first time, the 4-finger (bar) that is the basis of "KitKat" came from a suggestion from a man working at Rontry's factory.


Kitkat Chocolate Crisp

"Chocolate crisp" which became a big hit in England. Concerned that the product name is a little long, Rontry named "Chocolate Crisp" the "KITKAT" brand in May 1937 and named it "KitKat Chocolate Crisp".

"Break" is born! At the same time, for the first time this year, we started an advertisement with the concept of "Break" with "KitKat".


KitKat is now available in more than 80 countries worldwide and produces 460 products in 8 locations in 5 countries. We currently employ over 5 159 people, who ensure that customers can have a break, where ever they are.

We unlock the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come. To bring more pleasure and enjoyment. To enable better health. To make good nutrition accessible and affordable to everyone. To make preparing foods and beverages increasingly effortless. To protect and enhance our natural resources.

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