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Huhtamaki invests to grow its foodservice business in Eastern Europe

03-Mar-2017

Huhtamaki will set up a greenfield paper cup manufacturing unit in Kiev, Ukraine. With local manufacturing Huhtamaki will be able to better serve both its local and global customers, and help them grow. Huhtamaki has been present in Ukraine since 2002 and is currently serving the market by importing products mainly from its manufacturing units in Poland. The new unit will manufacture a full range of paper cups for cold and hot drinks. Manufacturing operations are expected to begin during 2018 and the unit is expected to employ app. 50 employees. The unit will become part of the Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania business segment.

 "Despite the recent political and economic turbulence, the foodservice market in Ukraine is growing and the country has an important role in many of our global key customers' growth plans. In addition, Ukraine has an extensive transport infrastructure and is well placed to service the neighboring countries," says Eric Le Lay, Executive Vice President, Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania.

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