New cheese factory opens in Binh Duong

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 10:49

Representatives cut the ribbon at the inauguration ceremony of Bel Vietnam Cheese plant in the southern province of Binh Dương. — Photo Huyen Trang

Bel Vietnam, subsidiary of French cheese maker Bel group, inaugurated its second cheese plant in the southern province of Binh Duong on March 16.

Built at a cost of 12.9 million euro (US$13.8 million), the facility at the Song Than 3 industrial park in Thu Dau Mot City is capable of producing 10,000 tonnes of cheese products per year.

Bel Vietnam said it wanted to introduce nutritious dairy products to Vietnamese consumers, with a long-term strategy of becoming a supply centre for the entire Southeast Asian market.

Speaking at the factory’s inauguration ceremony, chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Thanh Liem said the event marked a milestone for the company in line with the local policy on investment attraction.

Binh Duong is committed to creating the best conditions possible for Bel Vietnam to operate effectively, Liem pledged.

Bel Vietnam is the manufacturer of several popular cheese products in Viet Nam, such as Con Bo Cuoi (Laughing Cow), Kiri and Babybel. — VNS

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