Nestle to open factory in UAE

Nestle to open factory in UAE

Nestle has confirmed that it plans to invest "more than" US$120m to open a production facility in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

"The new factory project in Dubai World Central is a US$120m investment and will create close to 400 jobs in the UAE," a spokesperson for the company told just-food.

The facility will manufacture coffee and culinary products, the company said. It will serve Middle Eastern markets and is expected to be operational by 2017.