The Nutrition Food Joint Stock Company (Nutifood) held a ground breaking ceremony for a milk factory on March 18 in the northern province of Ha Nam.

Construction of the factory will be implemented in two phases through 2018 with a total investment of 1.6 trillion VND (75 million USD), ultimately covering 10 hectares.

After the second development phase, the factory will have the capacity to produce 200 million litres of liquid milk and 31,000 tonnes of powder milk annually.

Addressing the ceremony, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Mai Tien Dung said the province has created favourable conditions for the company to formulate and implement the project which is expected to help meet domestic demand maximise local resources.-VNA