Japan’s Nishin Seifun Group on November 13 kick-started a food factory in the southern province of Dong Nai .

The factory at Amata Industrial Park in Bien Hoa city will be built at a total investment of more than 28 million USD. It will engage in producing foodstuff such as sauce, curry and soup.

The factory will be capable of producing nearly 10,000 tonnes of sauce a year, mostly for export to Japan.

In the future, apart from being sold in Vietnam, its products are expected to be exported to other Asian countries.

Phan Thi My Thanh, Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee, said the province’s 31 industrial zones have so far attracted 1,370 projects, including 900 valid ones, from 39 countries and territories, including Japan , Taiwan and the Republic of Korean.

She added the province has lured as many as 29 Japanese-invested projects, worth more than 210 million USD, over the last ten months of this year, accounting for nearly 70 percent of the locality’s new FDI projects.

Thanh also said that Dong Nai will create all possible conditions for foreign investors to fare well in the locality.-VNA