Mondelez International

Mondelez launches $15 million R&D centre in Thane

Mondelez International has commissioned its new global Research, Development and Quality Technical Centre in India located in Thane, Maharashtra.

The facility has been set up with an investment of $15 million. It will support new products and technologies for the company’s global brands in chocolate and beverages segment.

This is among the 10 technical centres of Mondelez International and the next one is set to open in Mexico. The centre will also focus on consumer science, packaging and productivity. This is part of the company’s strategy to invest $65 million in developing a global network of state-of-the-art technical hubs strategically positioned around the world.

Maurizio Brusadelli, EVP and President AMEA (Asia, Middle East and Africa), said, “Our mission at Mondelez International is to offer consumers the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. And our global Technical Center network is crucial to support this.”

Spread across an area of 12,000 sq meters, the Thane Technical Centre will be equipped with multiple technical capabilities, such as a pilot plant, a packaging creative studio and a range of laboratories for technical research and development.

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