Business model

Business model 2017-07-24T08:17:44+00:00


Financial capital

  • Working capital
  • Funding
  • Capital from investors
Industrial capital

  • Ports
  • Roads
  • Infrastructure for public utilities
  • Points of sale
Human capital

  • Competent people
Intellectual capital

  • Patents
  • Knowledge (associations, protocols and standards)
Natural capital

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Raw materials
Social capital

  • Communities
  • Customers
  • Consumers
  • Suppliers

Value chain

Cadena de valor

Strategic sustainability priorities

Promotion of healthy lifestyles, production of nutritious and safe food, and an adequate communication that builds trust and allows consumers to make conscious and informed decisions.
2.945 Product references fulfill the Nutresa nutritional profile.
1% Sales of innovative products with increased nutritional components
9,2% Products with reduced critical components
Comprehensive development of the employees to improve their productivity and quality of life, incorporation of social and environmental variables in the supply chain, and reinforcement of the distribution network.
83,4% Organizational climate score
40,9 kg/Hmod Productivity
COP 30.335billion Sales of socially innovative products
Empowerment of the communities with which the Organization interacts in order to promote their growth and development, support to initiatives that create possibilities of nutrition, and promotion of the Human Rights.
2.500 Small farmers trained in socio-entrepreneurial matters
189.278 Customers trained
694 Projects aimed at developing capabilities (2013-2016)
Management of the eco-efficiency in the supply chain and reduction in the environmental impact of the operations and products throughout their life cycle by means of an adequate water management and the reduction in emissions, waste, energy consumption and packaging materials.
17,1% Reduction in energy consumption*
25,8% Reduction in water consumption*
21,0% Reduction in GHG emissions*

*Reductions with regard to the 2010 baseline.

Promotion of behaviors based on ethics and good conduct, identification and management of risks, and assurance of the compliance with the regulations and standards that govern the operation.
Sixth consecutive year included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Fourth consecutive year being awarded the Investor Relations acknowledgment
Second consecutive year being awarded the ALAS20 acknowledgment
Generation of a differentiated offer of products, brands and experiences in its multiple market segments, based on an innovative culture in terms of processes, products and business models.
COP 8.68 trillion Sales
COP 1.03 trillion Ebitda
60,5% Market share


Food production*
1.005.410 Tons produced
2,04 million m3 Water consumption
833,3 GWh Energy consumption
141.010,9 tCO2eq. GHG emissions
*Data from Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Peru, Chile and the Dominican Republic.
  • Cold Cuts
  • Long shelf-life products
  • Sweet biscuits
  • Crackers
  • Self-care products
  • Candies
  • Hot chocolate
  • Milk modifiers
  • Snacks
  • Instant cold beverages
  • Pastas
  • Snacks
  • Ground coffee
  • Soluble coffee
  • Ice cream
  • Refrigerated beverages
Distribution and commercialization
148,3 MWh Energy consumption in distribution operations
55.293 tCO2eq. GHG emissions from distribution operations
  • Storage
  • Distribution
  • Sales
Retail Food
  • Burger bars
  • Grill bars
  • Pizza shops
  • Ice cream shops
  • Coffee and doughnut shops