Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai cut the ribbon for the new fresh milk plant of Vietnam’s largest dairy producer, Vinamilk, in the southern province of Binh Duong on September 10.
|At the inauguration ceremony|
The new fresh milk plant cost nearly VND2,400 billion (US$114 million) and is located over an area of 20 hectares.
The facility is capable of producing more than 400 million liters of milk a year in the first phase and excess of 800 million liters in the second phase.
The facility is also equipped with state-of-the-art technology provided by Sweden Tetra Pak Corporation.
The equipment is being used for the first time in Vietnam and Asia.
On this occasion, Vinamilk gave 150,000 fresh milk packets worth VND1 billion ($ 47,430) to the National Nutrition Institute. These packets have been manufactured in the state-of-the-art production assembly line and will be supplied to children in ten provinces with the highest rate of malnutrition in the country.