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Mondelēz has announced that it will close two of its Brazilian production facilities by the end of 2018.
Mondelēz has announced that it will close two of its Brazilian production facilities by the end of 2018.

Mondelēz set to close two production facilities in Brazil

FMCG SUPPLIER NEWS

By NewsDesk - Mar 27th 2018, 11:46

Mondelēz has announced that it will close two of its Brazilian production facilities by the end of 2018. 

The company’s sites in Bauru and Piracicaba are set to close, with their production being shifted to the company’s plants in Curitiba and Vitória de Santo Antão.

Mondelēz claims that this will make its Curitiba and Vitória de Santo Antão plants its two biggest facilities in Latin America, once the production transition has been completed.

Production of confectionery products such as candy, gum, chocolate and other products such as cream cheese and powdered beverages will be transferred to the Curitiba site, while biscuits and chocolate production will commence in Vitória de Santo Antão.

The closures come as part of a global restructuring plan by the confectionery giant, as it aims to streamline its operations to ensure ‘sustainable growth’.

A statement from Mondelēz said: “Since 2014, the company has been thoroughly reviewing its supply chain with the goal of maintaining economic sustainability and business evolution in the mid and long terms.

“These plants are assuming an even more important role in this new scenario by its multi-category structure, favourable geographical location and robust experience at manufacturing processes and logistics."

“To ensure sustainable growth and build a world-class supply chain, the company reviewed its manufacturing footprint and has decided to intensify and optimize its multi-category manufacturing model.”
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