Nestlé is set to invest in its operations in Egypt, adding four production lines to its factory near Cairo.
The Swiss giant announced plans to bolster production at its factory in 6th of October city, in the Giza Governorate in Egypt. Three of the new lines will be for Maggi products, and the fourth for Nido dairy products, a spokesperson confirmed to Just Food.
“The production lines will be fully operating in December 2023 and the production capacity of these lines will be directed to export,” the company added.
Nestlé operates three facilities in Egypt in total: two in 6th of October city, manufacturing Maggi, Cerelac and Nesquik products, as well as repacking Nido, Nescafé and Bonjorno. The third produces Nestlé Pure Life and Baraka bottled water.
When asked why the KitKat maker is making the investment, a spokesperson said: “The opening of these production lines reflects Nestlé’s ambition to invest in Egypt, we have been part of the Egyptians’ life for over 100 years and we are confident that Egypt offers great business and economic opportunities.”