Switzerland: Nestle opens UHT milk facility in Sri Lanka
The Sri Lanka division of consumer goods giant Nestle has announced the opening of a new UHT milk plant at an existing site with a $3.4 million investment.
Nestle said that it planned to expand the company’s production capacity for its dairy based beverages, providing local consumers with more milk-based products that cater to local tastes and nutritional needs. Located in Kurunegala, the plant will manufacture products such as Milo, Nespray Nutri-Up, Nestcafe Ice and Nestomalt.
Commenting on the new facililty, Nestle Sri Lanka managing director Said Shivani said: “The new UHT milk plant we opened will positively impact the farmers we work with daily, strengthening our efforts to develop the local dairy industry, contribute to its prosperity, and ultimately, enhance the quality of life of the people of Sri Lanka”.