Danone 2

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Danone 2

  • Location: Balclutha , Otago , New Zealand
  • Completion Date: August 2016
  • Project: Upgrade Infant Formula Dryer
  • Client: Danone
  • End User: Danone
  • Key Capability: Food / Dairy

Construction of the Gardians plant near Balclutha on a 4ha site began in September 2011 and has been upgraded recently. It was operational in 2012 with the target of finishing 20,000 tonnes of dairy nutritional products a year. This Dryer will provide Danone Nutricia with a large milk drying capacity, along with a long-term fresh milk supply access. ‘It will also add an infant formula blending and packing facility to Nutricia’s existing operations platform.’

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