Vevey is a small Swiss town on Lake Geneva. The city is home to Nestle, one of the largest food companies in the world. Vevey was also known worldwide by Charlie Chaplin, who settled with his family in this beautiful city on the Swiss Riviera; he lived there until his death in 1977. A statue on the waterfront dedicated to Chaplin’s life in Vevey recalls this time. A few steps behind this statue is the Alimentarium Museum of Nestlé. A tour of this museum is a journey through the industrial production of food; it gives visitors a deeper insight into the evolution of human nutrition from a historical, scientific and cultural perspective.
Charlie Chaplin in Front of the Alimentarium Museum in Vevey
The oversized fork in the lake reminds visitors that they are in a city where the production of food, and good food in general, is of great importance…
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