PepsiCo will build a production plant in Święte in the Dolnośląskie province. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said during the groundbreaking ceremony: – Poland enjoys the confidence of American investors, and we are creating the best possible investment climate. The entire investment, amounting to more than 1 billion PLN, will be ready in 2025.
On Thursday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the PepsiCo snack production plant in Europe. The investment amounting to more than 1 billion PLN will be implemented in phases until 2025. Thanks to the investment, 450 jobs will be created in the region. As announced, the products manufactured in the factory will be exported to more than 20 European countries.
“The facility, which has an area of approximately seven football fields, will be built on a 30-hectare plot of land located in Święte near Środa Śląska in the Legnica Special Economic Zone” – reads the statement.
It will be the company’s fifth production plant located in Poland.
PepsiCo in Poland
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki participated in the ceremony. – I am pleased that Poland enjoys the confidence of American investors because this investment by PepsiCo – one of the largest producers of various types of products, such as drinks and snacks – will be located in Poland. This is a testament to the confidence of American investors, the head of the government commented.
As he explained, this is the company’s largest investment in Poland in 30 years, as well as the largest such investment in Europe. – That’s so much fun. We are also happy to hear that Poland’s greatest advantage as a place to invest is our excellent staff – said Morawiecki.
– For years, we have been monitoring foreign investments in Poland, US investments and creating the best possible investment climate under the Polish deal. The prime minister said that this is a very good climate for both domestic investors and big investors, such as US investors.
An additional aspect of the investment, he added, will benefit local farmers, who will be able to sell their produce to the fledgling chip mill. – Prime Minister Morawiecki said this is very good news for Polish farmers, producers and cooperators.
The Prime Minister said that foreign investments in Poland fell last year by 35 percent. Regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
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