Food industry: $95 million Investment

The Nestlé company invested $20 million in Panama in its new distribution center and $75 million in a purchasing hub.

Monday, April 30, 2018

According to representatives from Nestlé, the new distribution center is located in Parque Sur and the investment allowed them to increase their logistics capacity by 40%, and the shopping hub is located in Costa del Este. From there a group of buyers will acquire different categories of Nestlé products for all countries.

Regarding the decision to invest in Panama, Leo Leiman, CEO of Nestlé Centroamérica, explained to that " ... it is one of the markets with the highest growth in Latin America. In fact, this business boom led them to make two new ventures. "

See also: "Central America: $150 Million in Logistics Parks"

Leiman added that "... Nestlé only has three shopping hubs in the world, one located in Malaysia, another in Switzerland and the third in Panama."

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