Work began on November 11 on the construction of the Northern Masan Food Industry Centre in the central province of Nghe An.

Covering 6.33 hectares in the Nam Cam Industrial Zone in Nghi Xa commune, Nghi Loc district, the project has an initial investment of 1.2 trillion VND (56.4 million USD).

The project consists of factories specialising in producing instant food, spices, and beverages.

Once being operational, the factories will generate jobs for over 1,100 local people.

Founded in 1996, the Masan Consumption Joint Stock Company of Masan group is one of the largest private companies in Vietnam with capital value about 1.5 billion USD, specialising in producing food and drinks.

Some main products of the company are fish sauce, chili sauce, instant noodles and instant coffee.-VNA