The Novosibirsk-based Coca-Cola factory HBC Russia increased its output by 16.9% to 242 m liters of beverages for the full year 2020, the company reports. Last year saw the manufacturing of more than 2.3 bn liters of beverages across all ten factories of the company.
The brand owner of Dutch retail chain Spar announced the Novosibirsk market entry — the first supermarket will open in March and the number of points of sale is planned to increase to ten by the end of the year. The Novosibirsk chain will be developed under a license by Spar-Tomsk LLC (part of Lama group of companies), which already has ten stores of the Spar brand in the Tomsk Region. Analysts and market participants do not rule out that the new format for Novosibirsk can win over some buyers from regional and federal chains, yet note that the new player will enter a highly competitive market.
Nestlé Purina PetCare announced its intention to build a pet food factory in the Novosibirsk region. The project investment will amount to RUB 10 billion. The Iskitim district based factory with the production capacity of 75,000 tons per annum is expected to be commissioned in 2023.
French manufacturer of building materials Saint-Gobain communicated its decision to build a new manufacturing plant for thermal insulation materials based on basalt in Siberia with a capacity of 50 kmtpa of finished products. Investment stands at RUB 3 bn. The decision to broaden the geography of its presence conforms to the growth strategy, the company’s website reports. The commissioning is scheduled for 2023.
Nestlé Russia’s first lines to produce pet food will be launched in 2023 at a new investment site near Berdsk, Novosibirsk Region, 40 km away from Novosibirsk, Lev Reshetnikov, Minister of Economic Development of the Novosibirsk Region, told TASS on Wednesday.
PepsiCo will build a plant to make Lay's and Cheetos chips in Novosibirsk before the year-end, Svetlana Khabarova, PepsiCo’s agent in Russia, said to Sibnet.ru.