France's cheese factory inaugurated in Binh Duong
Bel Vietnam, a subsidiary of France's Bel Group, put its factory - the first of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region - into operation on December 8.
Bel Group produces world renowned cheese brands such as Laughing Cow, Kiri, Babybel, Goodi and Regal Picon.
The factory was built on a 5,000 square metre area in My Phuoc Industrial Park in the southern province of Binh Duong, with a total capital investment of euro 5 million. It is designed to churn out 4,000 tones of products per year and double its capacity in the coming years.
The factory uses the latest technologies from Europe including the UHT technology to ensure product quality which meet the EU's strict standards.
Executive director of Bel Group, Antoine Fievet said that following Bel Group's business model in Japan, Bel Vietnam is ready to become the second production base for activities in the Asia-Pacific region.
The group's products will not only meet local consumer demand, but will also be exported to other countries in the South East Asia region, he added.
Radio Voice Of Vietnam - December 10, 2011