The factory, in the city’s Amata Industrial Park, is worth US$270 million and has a productive capacity of 32,500 tonnes of instant coffee per year.
It will create jobs for over 200 employees, providing high quality Nescafe products for the domestic market and for export.
In addition, the company has joined with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to implement programmes aimed at improving local coffee productivity by offering technical assistance to farmers, distributing high quality coffee seeds, and drafting direct purchasing agreements.
The company has 500 factories in 86 countries around the world, now including five in Vietnam with two in Amata IP.
As well as the coffee manufacturing plant, Nestle has also invested US$56 million in a packing factory in the park.