Nestle opens Nespresso facility in Switzerland
June 10, 2009
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
VEVEY, SWITZERLAND — Nestle S.A. has opened its second Nestle Nespresso Production and Distribution Center in Avenches, Switzerland.
Nestle Nespresso is a producer of premium portioned coffee, and there are 7 million Nespresso Club members in 50 countries. The business has seen high double-digit growth rates for nearly a decade with sales exceeding 2 billion Swiss francs ($1.9 billion).
The new site represents an investment of 300 million Swiss francs, and it will produce and distribute as many as 4.8 billion Nespresso capsules a year. This capacity may double during the next three years, the company said.