Brenntag Food & Nutrition officially opens the new site in Italy

ITALY – Brenntag Food & Nutrition has opened a new state-of-the-art site in Padua, Italy dedicated entirely to the application, creation, development, production and distribution of food ingredients and solutions. Brenntag said that the brand-new […]

JBS’ beef division Fribio opens US$17m processing facility in Brazil

BRAZIL – Friboi, the beef business unit operated by meat processing giant JBS, has opened its 37th beef processing plant in Mato Grosso state, Brasnorte city, Brazil after investing R$70 million (US$17.18 million) in the […]

Raisio invests US$50m in plant-based value added products facility

FINLAND – Raisio Group is investing approximately €45 million (about US$50 million) in building a production facility to manufacture plant-based value added products. The facility is scheduled to be completed in 2021 and will complement […]

French wine maker Delas Frères opens new US$20m winery

FRANCE – Rhône producer Delas Frères has opened a new €18 million (US$20 million) winery and cellar in Tain l’Hermitage, Southern France. The new 6,000 square metre facility has added 36 individually thermoregulated conical tanks, […]

Varun Beverages Zimbabwe commission US$20m manufacturing plant

ZIMBABWE – Varun Beverages Zimbabwe (Pvt) Limited, franchise bottler of PepsiCo in the country has officially commissioned the US$20 million second phase of its manufacturing plant in Harare. Varun Beverages produces brands that include Pepsi, […]

DSM opens newly upgraded facility in New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND – Royal DSM has opened its newly upgraded facility in Auckland, New Zealand that will be producing nutritional compounds for a wide range of segments including early life nutrition, F&Bs, sports nutrition and […]

Takasago expands in Asia with US$25m Indonesian flavours facility

INDONESIA – Takasago, the Japanese flavours and fragrances company, has opened its first factory in Indonesia, Southeast Asia, to support the company’s expansion in the region. The US$25 million facility has an annual capacity of […]

Finlays opens US$17m refined tea processing facility in China

CHINA – Finlays, a sub-affiliate of the London-based John Swire & Sons, has opened its first refined tea processing plant in China, located in Guizhou province, after investing 120 million yuan (US$17 million). The plant […]

Canpack opens US$150m aluminum beverage cans production facility in Colombia

COLOMBIA – Canpack, a leading global manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans, has inaugurated its brand-new US$150 million can production facility located in Tocancipa, Colombia. The new site covers approximately 75,000 square meters and has an […]

Heineken opens US$440m production facility in Mexico

MEXICO – World’s second largest brewer, Heineken has opened its largest production facility in Meoqui, Nothern Mexico as the Dutch brewer seeks to further increase its footprint in the dynamic and promising market. The US$440 […]