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Mondelez invests $23 million to expand in Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Mondelez International, Inc. introduced it has accomplished a $23 million growth of its Oreo cookies manufacturing line in Cikarang, Indonesia, a undertaking the corporate mentioned considerably will increase its Oreo manufacturing capability to meet rising native and export demand in 35 nations throughout Southeast Asia and the broader Asia Pacific and Middle East area.

With the growth the Cikarang plant turns into one among Mondelez’s largest cookie and cracker amenities in the world. In addition to common Oreos the corporate makes Mini Oreos and Ritz crackers on the plant.

“I am very proud to be investing in Indonesia — a top-five Oreo market for Mondelez International globally and a key market for us as we seek to lead the future of snacking around the world,” mentioned Glenn Caton, president of Southeast Asia for Mondelez. “Our investment reflects strong year-on-year growth for Oreo biscuits both in Indonesia and across Southeast Asia.”

Mr. Caton mentioned the growth of the Cikarang plant was one of many quickest start-to-finish capital initiatives of its scale globally. He famous that the velocity of the growth undertaking was made extra spectacular by the challenges the crew navigated by way of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mondelez mentioned the brand new Oreo manufacturing line additionally options the newest applied sciences in biscuit manufacturing: decreasing vitality, water, and carbon emissions in a extra sustainable manufacturing course of.

“As our 2021 State of Snacking report confirmed, consumers are increasingly integrating purchasing decisions with their values,” mentioned Zaenal Abidin, plant director for the Cikarang facility. “They want to buy snacks from companies offsetting their environmental footprint. And our new Oreo production line in Cikarang supports this.”

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