Founded the massive food and beverage company Nestle and a leader in the creation of condensed milk. He worked as a confectioner.
He took part in an apprenticeship with a pharmacy, and following its completion, he was able to perform chemical experiments.
He made a breast milk substitute made with milk, grain, and sugar.
He married Anna Clementine Therese Ehemant in 1860.
He founded Nestle, a leader in chocolate treats and drinks. Milton S. Hershey created another chocolate empire known as Hershey.