Nestlé building factory in Dubai, expands Egypt plant

June 26, 2014 12:09 am

Swiss food giant, Nestlé has announced the opening of its first confectionary plant in Egypt and said it is currently building a new factory in Dubai, Reuters has reported. The new plant in 6th of October City, on the outskirts of Cairo, is a EGP65m ($9m) extension to Nestlé’s existing dry goods factory for products such as Maggi and Nescafe. It will make Nestlé’s chocolate-based Crunch snack for the domestic market, although the company expects to export produce to North African markets such as Libya in the future.