World best country for tourism for com; Clyde Prestowitz, Trading Places (Tuttle, 1988); Global 500: World’s Largest Companies, Fortune (July 2002). JOHN SAGERS, PH.D. LINFIELD COLLEGE Nestl NESTL‰ WAS FOUNDED by Henri Nestl in 1867 in Vevey, SWITZERLAND, where the company headquarters remains in the 2000s. Henri Nestl, a trained pharmacist, was searching for an alternative to breast milk for infants who were premature or whose mothers could not breast-feed. Thus, Nestl began life as a producer of infant formula/cereal. Since then, Nestl has become the largest food company in the world, via internal growth and aggressive Nestl 589 external acquisitions. World best country for tourism 2016.