Nestle Indonesia, a subsidiary of multinational food and drinks giant Nestle, has started the construction of a US$ 200million facility in Central Java.
The 20 hectares of land facility will produce Bear Brand liquid milk and ready-to-drink beverages Milo and Nescafe to meet the consumer demand for dairy products in the region creating about 200 new jobs.
Ganesan Ampalavanar, president director of PT Nestle Indonesia said: “We are optimistic about the growth opportunities in Indonesia, and our decision to invest for the new factory and capacity expansion of our existing factories is a demonstration of our long term commitment to invest in Indonesia, with primary focus to create more employment, to utilize as much as possible local raw materials, and to produce quality and nutritious food and beverages products that are safe and tasty for our consumers, and to contribute to the development of Indonesian economy.”
The factory will apply state-of-the-art technology to ensure the implementation of highest environmental-friendly operational standards and it is expected to be operating by 2023.
Source: Nestle press release