Finland-based food company Paulig has announced its plans to invest EUR45 million in the construction of a new facility to produce Tex Mex products in Belgium.
Founded in 1876 in Helsinki, Pauling is a family-owned producer of coffee, snacks, plant-based products, and spices, with operations in 13 countries.
This new plant will be built in Roeselare, Belgium, next to two other Paulig’s factories, it will mainly produce tortillas, and It’s expected to be operating in spring 2022.
According to sources, this investment follows the company’s strategy to “strengthen its position as a market leader of Tex Mex in Europe” and “increase the company’s innovation capabilities”.
Rolf Ladau, CEO of Paulig, said: “This investment marks an important step in the execution of our international growth strategy. It is the biggest investment Paulig has made outside Finland and will strengthen our leading position in the Tex Mex category in Europe”.
Sources: News Cision