Milk company, Nestle Cameroon has opened a new milk production unit in Douala.
According to reports, the new unit set to generate more than 5,500 tons yearly, has created twelve direct jobs.
Officials of the company say, the unit will help boost the production of Nido Forti Choco, a new product (whose components are milk powder, cocoa and sugar) launched by the company in 2016.
Speaking on the new initiative, Cameroon’s Minister of Mines and Industry, Ernest Gbwaboubou, said the new plant benefited from the incentives provided by the law of April 2013 on private investment incentives in Cameroon.
For his part, Nestle Director is of the opinion that Nestlé will remain Cameroon’s reliable partner in its ambition to become an emerging country by 2035.