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Tunisian dairy company confirms Kenitra cheese factory plans

10 March 2020

MOROCCO - Morocco’s Minister of Industry, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, signed an investment contract laste last week with the president of Tunisian dairy firm Land’Or, Hatem Denguizli, to open a plant in Kenitra.

Mr Elalamy announced the new agreement on Facebook, saying it will create 102 direct job opportunities.

"The signing of an investment agreement with Mr. Hatem Denguizli, President of the Land’Or Group, which will invest 102 million dirhams in order to establish a cheese factory in Kenitra, will enable the creation of 102 direct jobs," announced Mr Elalamy.

Rather than exporting products from Tunisia to Morocco, Land’Or will serve the Moroccan market on the ground. In 2019, Moroccan consumers represented 28 percent of Land’Or’s turnover.

Previous reports indicated that the plant will be operational in the first quarter of 2021.

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Source: Morocco World News


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