Nestle Malaysia has announced that it will be investing over RM100 million to expand its MILO factory in Negeri Sembilan, making it the world’s largest upon completion
The expansion is part of the company's drive to improve efficiency and enhance competitiveness as well as to drive strong and sustainable growth.
The expansion will also see the upgrade of production facilities and the improvement of operational efficiencies, making the meeting of local and export demand better.
In a statement, Nestlé Malaysia said that all operations in the Chembong plant will be moved to its Petaling Jaya factory to facilitate the expansion
The Chembong plant supplies domestically and contributes exports to over 20 countries.
Before the expansion is complete, the current largest MILO plant is believed to be the one in Bristol, England
MILO is made in over 24 factories around the world and sold in more than 40 countries.
Additionally, Lactalis, a global leader in the dairy business will acquire Nestlé’s "Chilled Dairy" business for RM155.3 million
Lactalis will also take over operations of Nestlé’s former Petaling Jaya factory.
"This initiative will pave the way for the Chilled Dairy business and PJ factory to flourish under the new leadership of Lactalis," Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad Alois Hofbauer said.
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