The Brazilian unit of Nestlé is planning to invest BRL70m (US$32.7m) in the construction of a new milk packaging facility, local business daily Valor Economico reported yesterday (18 April).

The new plant will be located in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil’s most southern state, and will have the capacity to process one million litres of milk each day. 

The Swiss food giant currently operates 26 food processing plants employing 16,000 people in Brazil