Spanish group cacaolat plans to invest eur 40 million in a new production plant in llinars del vallès (barcelona). the 19,000-square-meter facility is expected to be in full operation by next summer, with a workforce of 100 employees.
the new plant is to have three production lines for the elaboration of smoothies, pasteurized milk, horchata (spanish almond milk) and juices, bottled both in glass and plastic containers. in addition to cacaolat, the plant will produce for other brands such as letona, la levantina and sali.
source: alimarket 17/02/2010