Swiss food giant Nestle has announced that it would invest PHP2bn ($42.5m) to build a new manufacturing facility in the Philippines in a bid to meet growing demand for its products. The facility will manufacture protomalt, a key ingredient for its popular Milo drink. Nestle Philippines chairman and CEO Jacques Reber was quoted by philstarGlobal as saying: “The Philippines is… Read more »
Mondelez International has broken ground on its new $90m biscuit plant in Bahrain, in a move to cater to growing demand for its Oreo, Ritz and TUC biscuits in the Middle East and Africa.
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced that it is building a new feed-premix plant in the city of Zhangzhou, in southern China, band also a new feed plant in Glencoe, Minnesota, to support a growing market in the Midwest.
Mondelez International announced plans to invest $190 million in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to establish the company’s largest manufacturing plant in Asia Pacific. The 134-acre multicategory food campus in Sri City will have annual capacity of 250,000 tons in the end state and will be the largest chocolate manufacturing plant in India. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed by 2015.
Cargill Inc. broke ground on a U.S. 100 million USD investment to construct a state-of-the-art cocoa processing facility in Gresik, in the East-Java region of Indonesia. Cargill stated that the new facility is to meet the growing demand amongst customers for cocoa products and to encourage the development of the Asian cocoa sector.
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announced today the building of a factory for chocolate and compounds in Eski?ehir, Turkey. The new facility will serve as a basis to participate in the further growth potential of the Turkish chocolate market as well as to capture opportunities in the regional market.
The Jelly Bean Factory has opened a new confectionery manufacturing facility in Dublin. The state of the art production line will create 25 new jobs and nearly double the company’s manufacturing footprint from 55,000 sq ft to over 90,000 sq ft The facility will produce a new range of gourmet Belgian chocolate coated jelly beans.
Cargill has unveiled plans to invest close to €20 million in its newly acquired cocoa and chocolate facilities in Berlin, Germany.
This investment will enable Cargill to upgrade, strengthen and expand its cocoa and chocolate capabilities in Germany in order to offer customers superior choice, quality and market reach.
With origins stretching back more than 130 years, the Cadbury factory in Bournville manufactures products including Cadbury Dairy Milk, Creme Egg, Wispa and Roses. On 2nd February 2010, Cadbury became part of Kraft Foods.