Jumex Closes Production Plant in El Salvador

The Mexican juice maker has announced the closure of its production due to a reorientation of investments at the regional level.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The company announced through a press release the closure of operations starting from February 26 in the Central American country, where it set up in 2009 and in which invested about $20 million. After closing the factory, the company will keep only the marketing and distribution of products in the country.

According to Elsalvador.com, Enrique Rodrigo Najar said that "... the decision follows a strategic reorientation of the company at the regional level, with evaluation being given to the direction of new investments."

"... Meanwhile, in Mexico, Luis Arturo Rojas, director of strategic alliances at Jumex said, according to a report by the newspaper El Universal, that one of the company's priorities is to expand business in the US market."

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