DAVAO CITY – Monde Nissin Corporation, a prominent food and beverage company, has embarked on an ambitious plant expansion project in Davao City. The primary objective of this endeavor is to generate a minimum of 500 jobs for the local workforce.
Groundbreaking Ceremony Signals Growth
In a noteworthy development, Monde Nissin Corporation held a groundbreaking ceremony for its plant expansion in Davao City on Thursday.
This significant step represents the company’s commitment to investing in the region and creating new employment opportunities.
New Facility to Boost Employment and Operations
Jun Matayabas, the head of Monde Nissin Davao plant, provided insights into the expansion plans during a press briefing.
The new facility is scheduled to open its doors in the first quarter of 2024, marking the beginning of the recruitment process for factory workers, technical plant workers, and warehousing personnel.
Cutting-Edge Operations for Enhanced Efficiency
Matayabas emphasized that the forthcoming facility will feature highly automated and advanced operations.
This modern infrastructure will not only support the production of Monde Nissin’s existing products but also pave the way for the development of new offerings in response to evolving consumer demands.
Commitment to Inclusive Growth and Positive Impact
Monde Nissin’s expansion plans extend beyond business growth. The company’s bakery and biscuit plant extension exemplifies its dedication to inclusive growth and extending positive impacts throughout the production and distribution networks, ultimately benefitting end consumers.
Positive Outlook for Job Creation in Mindanao
Secretary Maria Belen Acosta of the Mindanao Development Authority expressed optimism about the project’s potential to generate employment opportunities for residents of Mindanao.
Acosta believes that the new manufacturing plant will contribute to socioeconomic recovery in the region, serving as a catalyst for livelihood opportunities in Davao City and beyond.
Local Sourcing for Enhanced Efficiency
Romeo Marañon, the head of Monde Nissin’s biscuits and bakery business unit, shared the company’s commitment to sourcing production materials locally.
By seeking local suppliers for essential ingredients like eggs and flour, the company aims to strengthen its ties with the community while ensuring a steady supply chain.
Improving Inventory Cycles and Product Visibility
Marañon also highlighted the anticipated benefits of the plant expansion. Besides boosting job creation, the expansion is expected to streamline inventory cycles and improve the visibility of Monde Nissin’s products in the Visayas and Mindanao regions.
This move aligns with the company’s goal of enhancing operational efficiency and meeting consumer demands effectively.
Monde Nissin’s Growth Journey
As Monde Nissin undertakes this ambitious expansion project, it reaffirms its commitment to improving food security, accessibility, and sustainability.
By investing in state-of-the-art facilities and creating local job opportunities, the company aims to contribute to the economic development and prosperity of Davao City and the surrounding region.