Malaysia: Nestle opens new facilities for beverages and instant noodles
Nestle has announced that it has invested 87 million CHF ($88 million) in new food and drink production facilities in Malaysia to cater for rising demand.
The firm's new beverage plant cost 66 million CHF ($67 million) and is Nestle’s eighth plant in Malaysia. Over 40,000 sq m in size, it will produce ready-to-drink products including Milo chocolate and malt drink, Nescafe coffee, Sjora fruit juices and drinks, and Nestle Omega Plus milk.
Meanwhile Nestle has also invested around 21 million CHF ($21 million) in a new high-capacity noodle line to produce Maggi Curry Noodles, described as being a favourite among Malaysian consumers
Both facilities are located in Nestle’s largest manufacturing site in Malaysia, in the city of Shah Alam.
Over the past two years, Nestle has invested more than 137 CHF ($139 million) as part of its long-term growth strategy in the country, the firm added.