Posted On 29 Jun 2017
Despite the fact that its operations began in January, the new Tonicorp plant was officially opened. Over an area of 178 thousand square meters, located at via a La Aurora, these facilities operate. The presence of President Lenin Moreno is expected at the event, to be held today at 16:00.
Its director general Jorge Medina Ycaza comments that the total investment of the project was $ 96.7 million.
This began in 2014 with the purchase of Toni Dairy Industries, Heladosa, Plásticos Ecuatorianos, Dipor, Cosedone, and Fabacorpsa, which form the Holding Tonicorp.
The value was mostly financed ($ 90 million) with a loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
“The project was born with the aim of becoming a benchmark, with a plant that meets the quality standards, expand our production capacity and consumption with a view to importing our products to other countries,” Medina said, who added that they also seek to grow the per capita consumption of dairy products in Ecuador in the next 5 years. (I)