AAK has decided to construct a specialty and semi-specialty edible oils factory in China. This to pursue our global growth strategy and to add further presence in this strategically very important market. The factory will be located in Zhangjiagang along the Yangtze river delta. This region, just northwest of Shanghai, has the highest GDP per capita in mainland China and is the Chinese center for inbound and outbound logistics for efficient national coverage…Full Article: AAK Press Release Sept 2014

Key Point

  • The factory, slated to be operational in 2016, will cost approximately SEK 400 million (~US$54.2 million) and will have an annual capacity of 100,000 MTs.

ChinaAg Comment

  • Founded in 2005 through the merger of Denmark’s Aarhus United and Sweden’s Karlshamns, AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) is a producer of high quality vegetable oil and fats.

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