6:41:38 PM | 12/7/2013
On July 9, 2013 in Nghia Dan district, Nghe An province, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Lao counterpart Thongsing Thammavong cut the ribbon to inaugurate the first phase of a fresh milk factory, one of the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.
The milk factory, invested by TH Group, is part of the group’s US$1.2 billion project to develop large-scale dairy farms and milk processing industry. The first phase of the factory will have an annual output of 200,000 tonnes. The designed capacity of the plant is 500,000 tonnes a year, expected to be completed by 2017.
This factory is furnished the most modern equipment and technology in Southeast Asia, imported from G7 countries and Europe. The entire system is operated in accordance with ISO 9001 standards. Products are manufactured and managed under ISO 22000 standards to meet highest food safety and hygiene requirements. Specially, the factory’s yogurt factory is applied robotic technology, the first to be used in Vietnam.