Chobani plans to consolidate vegetation in Australia
Chobani, the US-based Greek yogurt and oat-milk maker, has introduced the development of a producing facility adjoining to an current website in Victoria, Australia, because the enterprise strikes to consolidate manufacturing vegetation.
Work has simply began on the positioning in Dandenong South, which may have higher manufacturing capability and new warehouse area. The brand new plant is located on High quality Drive, which backs onto Chobani’s present plant on Hammond Street. The mission is estimated to be accomplished in Might subsequent 12 months.
“The expanded facility will allow Chobani to consolidate its manufacturing and logistics operations and places of work from 4 websites into one, reaffirming its dedication to the native space,” it stated in a press release. “The redeveloped website will characteristic over 21,000 sq. meters of devoted storage, manufacturing and workplace area, a rise of properly over 100% to the present footprint.”
just-food has requested Chobani for extra particulars on its operations in Australia and the proposed way forward for the opposite vegetation however had not acquired a reply on the time of writing.
Chobani’s legacy in Australia dates again greater than a decade, when the corporate was buying and selling as Agro Farms and purchased Bead Meals, an area dairy enterprise.
The yogurt maker stated a brand new pilot plant may also be added to the brand new website at Dandenong South to reinforce its R&D capabilities.
Lyn Radford, Chobani’s managing director in Australia, stated: “Dandenong South has been our dwelling since day one, so we’re actually excited that we’ll proceed to be part of this thriving native manufacturing hub and provides again to the area people. We’re dedicated to not solely rising our personal enterprise operations but additionally serving to to strengthen the business and make it extra resilient.”