Mondelez India Foods, a part of the USD 30 billion Mondelez International, today inaugurated its largest manufacturing plant in Asia Pacific, built at an investment of USD 190 million here.
“The multi-category food campus is expected to reach an annual capacity of 2.5 lakh tonnes of production in three phases by 2020, and employ over 1,600 people in five years,” Chandramouli Venkatesan, managing director Mondelez India, told reporters here. To begin with, it will produce approximately 60,000 tonnes of Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate annually in the first phase and the company plans to use it for exports later. “Going forward, the company will make this manufacturing facility a hub for exports in Asia,” Venkatesan said. The manufacturing plant was inaugurated by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.