New EUR 5 million Nestlé Waters factory opens in Poland

Jul 19, 2010
People standing inside the new shop NEW OPPORTUNITY: The new bottling facility in Rzeniszow, Poland, will create 45 new jobs.

A new state-of-the-art Nestlé Waters bottling factory in Poland opens today.

The Home & Office Delivery factory – situated in Rzeniszow in the southern Polish region close to Krakow – will support the development of the Company’s Dar Natury bottled water brand by providing new water resource capacities close to the large distribution centre areas.

The new 36,000 m2 factory will produce more than 40 million litres per year, create around 45 jobs and allow Nestlé Waters Poland to continue its growth in the Polish Home & Office Delivery market.

Producing 18.9 litre bottles of spring water, the facility will also support the first Dar Natury factory opened 17 years ago in Czestoniew, in central Poland.

At the official opening ceremony, John J. Harris, Chief Executive Officer for Nestlé Waters, was joined by Pytlak Włodzimierz, Business Country Manager of Nestlé Water Direct in Poland, Mr Sleczka, Mayor of Rzeniszow city and Mr Stalhi, Swiss Embassy representative.

Mr Harris said: “This new investment, should contribute to accelerate the development plans of the Company on Polish territory in a balanced way.  We hope that it will reach the expected results, not only to us, but also to our customers.”

The city of Rzeniszow was selected for the quality of its water which is extracted from a local source that meets all quality and organoleptic requirements adopted by Nestlé Waters.

Nestlé Waters Poland markets strong local brands such as Naleczowianka, Nestlé Aquarel in the retail segment, and Dar Natury and Nestlé Aquarel in the Home and Office Delivery category.

Worldwide, Nestlé Waters offer brands such as Perrier, Vittel, Aqua Panna and S.Pellegrino.

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