The plant entailed an investment of 20 million dollars, and according to the company, it is the most modern juices and nectars plant in the region (Central America).
Mexican juices and nectars company Jumex today officially opened its processing plant in El Salvador, which has been operating since the beginning of last year as a distribution center for the region. According to a company press release, the plant was built between 2006 and 2008 in an industrial zone of the town of Nejapa, in the northern outskirts of San Salvador.
The plant was symbolically opened by Ana Vilma de Escobar, the vice-president of El Salvador, who is trying to attract investment to the country, and Manuel Martínez López, the vice-president of Jumex.
This plant, which will also manufacture its own packaging, is surrounded by 42,000 square meters of land. According to the press release, Jumex Centroamericana, the regional division of Grupo Jumex, has a portfolio of more than 12 different beverage brands as well as a presence in Central America, Panama, Dominican Republic and 12 other Caribbean countries.