The construction of Keytone Dairy’s second manufacturing facility, located in Izone Industrial Park, Christchurchcontinues to advance on schedule. It isintended to increaseKeytone Dairy’s total powdered product manufacturing capacity to 5,000 tonnes per annum,.
The steel structure forming the framework for the manufacturing facility and the associated warehouse is currently being installed onsite. The second manufacturing facility remains on schedule for delivery during the first half of calendar year 2019.
Keytone Dairy has now finalised orders for new plant and equipment to be installed at this second manufacturing plant, including an automated canning line, a blender and a sterilised packing room which will complement the sachet packing line already on order.
The new canning line will enable Keytone Dairy to produce products packaged in cans. In addition, the new lines will mean the Company can contract pack private label brands for both existing and prospective clients, at higher volumes.