USA: General Mills to expand cereal plant
General Mills, the US food giant, is investing $25 million to expand production of its Chex branded cereal in the USA, according to a report in Food Business News.
The funds are slated for the firm's facility in Buffalo, NY, which is described as the firm's oldest cereal factory in the USA, and will be used for new packaging equipment, upgraded ingredient systems and to begin production of Corn Chex and Honey Nut Chex cereal products, according to information. The plant currently has 417 staff and produces Lucky Charms and Cheerios branded goods.
Commenting on the investment, Allen Brown, plant manager at General Mills’ Buffalo facility, said: "We’re proud to expand our product portfolio here in Buffalo, and we look forward to continuing to make food that people love".
Source: Food Business News