The Tan Hiep Phat Group has started operating the first phase of the Number One beverage factory in the northern Ha Nam province.

With this, the factory has become the largest non-alcoholic beverage factory in northern Vietnam.

Spread over 26 hectares in the Kien Khe 1 Industrial Park, the Number One factory has been built with a total investment of 1.78 trillion VND (84.76 million USD) and has European technology capable of producing 600 million litres of the beverage annually.

The project is divided into two phases. The 2012 -17 phase will have five production lines, while the 2018-22 phase will have six lines.

Once becoming fully operational, the factory will create jobs, offering an average monthly income of 5.5 million VND (262 USD) for about 2,000 local workers.-VNA