COVID–19 NEWS   MOH does not plan to extend PICKids | COVID : 30.4 pct of children in Malaysia fully vaccinated | N Korea reports one additional death amid COVID-19 outbreak | S Korea to resume issuing short-term travel visas, e-visas next month | Biden's daughter tests positive for COVID-19 | 
BUSINESS

Sweet taste of success: Hershey opens new R&D centre in Johor to drive global growth

14/05/2022 05:26 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 (Bernama) -- The Hershey Company (Hershey) has officially launched a new research and development (R&D) centre in Johor, Malaysia, making it one of Hershey’s largest R&D facilities outside of the United States.

Hershey said the investment is a core part of the company’s strategy to drive international growth through innovation. “The new facility will enable Hershey to quickly develop, test, and launch new products customised to the tastes of consumers across the region,” the company said in a statement today.

Herjit Bhalla, the company’s managing director and vice-president for Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa (AEMEA) and India, said “the Malaysian facility will act as a central hub for the company’s operations across the AEMEA region, including India and China”.

The 10,400 square-foot facility will house R&D laboratories, a packaging development facility, and a sensory area, which will enable the company to partner with various innovation teams to taste-test and shortlist iconic products.

-- BERNAMA


Bernama is the trusted source of reliable real-time comprehensive and accurate news for both the public and media practitioners. Our news is published at www.bernama.com ; BERNAMA TV on: Astro Channel 502, unifi TV Channel 631, MYTV Channel 121 IFLIX; and Bernama Radio broadcasting locally on FM93.9 in Klang Valley, Johor (FM107.5), Kota Kinabalu (FM107.9) and Kuching (FM100.9).

Follow us on social media :
Facebook : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatv, @bernamaradio
Twitter : @bernama.com, @BernamaTV, @bernamaradio
Instagram : @bernamaofficial, @bernamatvofficial, @bernamaradioofficial
TikTok : @bernamaofficial

© 2022 BERNAMA   • Disclaimer   • Privacy Policy   • Security Policy