Global food manufacturer Kerry Group has expanded operations in Saudi Arabia with the opening of a new 21,500-square-foot facility at the Jeddah site.
The new facility, which is Kerry’s largest in the Middle East, Nort Africa can Turkey (MENAT) region, employs 130 people, and it will help companies to meet the growing consumer demand for healthier and more sustainable food and beverages.
“Today’s consumer-led food revolution and the world’s environmental challenges are driving accelerated change and reshaping the entire food industry. The opening of our new facility at our Jeddah site is part of our commitment to continuing to grow our presence across the Middle East where we have invested over €80 million since 2018,” said Edmond Scanlon, chief executive of Kerry Group. “This new facility is the first of its kind in the Middle East and is one of the most modern and efficient in the world offering top-in-class sustainable nutrition technology platforms, laboratories equipped with unique testing capabilities while also being sustainable”.
Source: Dairy Reporter