PepsiCo to build PLN 1 bln sustainable factory in Poland

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PepsiCo has announced plans to build a new manufacturing plant in southwest Poland to produce potato snacks for export to over 20 European markets, reported news portal Notesfrompoland.com.

The PLN 1 billion (EUR 218 million) plant, producing Lay's potato chips and Doritos tortilla chips, will be located near the town of Środa Śląska in Lower Silesia, southwestern Poland, and is expected to be completed in 2025.

The facility will span 54,700 square metres and create an estimated 450 jobs, becoming "the largest and most environmentally sustainable...in Europe", according to the company's press release. 

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