Industrialists will have the opportunity to supply vessels which cross the isthmus with locally manufactured products such as food and beverages.
Maximum Gallardo, leader of the Union of Industrialists of Panama (SIP), believes that the expansion of the Canal will generate exciting opportunities for manufacturers who will be able to supply their products to the ships that will use the new waterway.
Grupo Estrella Azul invested $20 million in a new production plant for processing and packaging beverages using a technology that gives products a long shelf life.
"The initiative by Grupo Estrella Azul to create a Tetra Top and Tetra Gemina (TT / TG) Plant, is part of its strategic plan to establish a platform for growth, based on the most advanced technology in order to develop food products that meet the needs of Panamanian customers and consumers " noted a statement from the company.
The dairy produce company will invest between $60 and $80 million in this project, according to Panama America.
Frank Tedman, head of operations for the company known for its Estrella Azul ("Blue Star") brand, told the newspaper that the factory's design and layout had been finalized and the methods chosen for processing the milk.
We manufacture dehydrated food products for humans. We sell our products through contract manufacturing or own labels national and internationally
Operates in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
Phone: (502) 7830-7801 - (502) 7830-7802
International Trade Fair for Food & Beverage, Machinery, Equipment, Supplies, Packaging and Service – which will take place from September 9th to 11th
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (511) 2642345