Nestlé has invested approximately $AUD122 million in a new beverages factory and noodle line in Malaysia. Both facilities are located in Nestlé’s largest manufacturing site in the country, in the city of Shah Alam, which employs close to half of Nestlé Malaysia’s workforce.
The new factory, which cost $AUD 93 million, is Nestlé’s eighth in Malaysia. It will produce Ready-To-Drink products, including Milo, Nescafé and Nestlé Omega Plus, for which Nestlé is seeing rising demand.
Building on Maggi noodle’s growing popularity in the country, where 1.7 million single packs of the product are sold every day,
Nestlé has also invested around $AUD 30 million in a new high-capacity noodle line to produce Maggi Curry Noodles, a favourite among Malaysian consumers.
Over the past two years, Nestlé has invested more than $AUD192 million as part of its long-term growth strategy in Malaysia.