Mars Wrigley’s opens US$70m manufacturing plant in Kenya

KENYA – Mars Wrigley Confectionary, Unites States based confectionary maker, has inaugurated a new US$70 million (Sh7bn) plant in Athi River, Kenya as it seeks to diversify its local confectionery product portfolio. Speaking during the inauguration ceremony, Duncan McCulloch, Mars Wrigley Confectionary General Manager for the Middle East and Africa said the new factory would enable the firm to expand its product range an explore new markets. With the new plant, Wrigley is set to diversify from chocolates and introduce products like Skittles as well as expand its market reach…

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