October 23: Nestlé is expanding its plant at Timashevsk, in the Krasnodar region of southern Russia, to increase its capacity to produce premium coffee products.
It will invest more than US$200 million in what Nestlé describes as “state-of-the-art technologies and processes” such as freeze-dry techniques for products that include Nescafé Gold packed in glass jars.
The plant was opened three years ago as the first full-cycle production facility for instant coffee in Russia with a capacity of 27,000 tons of finished products. It is close to the Crown Food plant which this year introduced shaped cans for Nescafé products to prevent counterfeiting.

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