Structural investments in Sweden
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- 08 October 2001
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Following negotiations with staff representatives and unions, the Board has decided to relocate production of rindless cheese from Stånga on Gotland to Falkenberg and Götene. The move allows production at Falkenberg to increase to 15,000 tons at a total investment of SEK 92.5 million.
In addition, the Board decided to expand milk powder production in Visby by 60 million kg milk to 160 million kg, an investment of SEK 97.8 million.
The Board also approved investments totalling SEK 70 million in a special product warehouse at Jönköping. The warehouse will function as a distribution centre for Jönköping, Göteborg, Halmstad, Karlskrona and Linköping.
In addition, liquid milk production will be relocated from Halmstad to Göteborg.
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