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PepsiCo starts construction of a new savory snack processing plant in Russia

PepsiCo Russia has laid the foundation stone for a new processing plant for the production of savory snacks in the Industrial and Logistics Park of the Novosibirsk Region, according to a recent press release issued by PepsiCo Russia. [Novosibirsk is a city in Siberia, southern Russia]

The ceremony was attended by the Governor of the Novosibirsk Region Andrei Travnikov and the President of PepsiCo Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Neil Starrock. The plant in Novosibirsk will become PepsiCo’s third plant to produce salty snacks in Russia. In total, there are more than 20 PepsiCo subsidiaries in Russia. The company has over time invested over US$10 billion in Russia. 

The first two operating lines of the plant will start working at the end of 2021. The new plant will have a production capacity of more than 60 thousand tons and will produce Lay’s 

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