Nestlé Waters has inaugurated its new Surat Thani factory as the second manufacturing and distribution hub for Nestlé Pure Life bottled water in Thailand. The new factory will produce high-quality drinking water trusted for healthy hydration to consumers in 14 southern provinces and nationwide.
“At Nestlé, we are committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future for Thai people. For over 20 years, Nestlé Waters’ business operations in Thailand have produced high-quality drinking water that meets Nestlé’s global standards to satisfy Thai consumers’ demands for water they can trust for themselves and their families.” said Mrs. Audrey Liow, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer for Nestlé Indochina.
With an investment of 1.8 billion baht, the Nestlé Pure Life Surat Thani factory will benefit the local community in terms of employment and sustainable growth. Nestlé Waters is featuring advanced technology to improve environmental performance but also bringing benefits to the community, offering employment to the local community and contributing to the economy of the South of Thailand.
According to Mr. Luca Chioda, Business Executive Officer – Waters, Nestlé (Thai) Ltd., “In addition, Nestlé gives importance to Creating Shared Value (CSV) to establish solid relationships with people in the community, focusing mainly on education about water resources and PET recycling. The Youth Water Guardian project, a collaboration between Nestlé Waters and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), educates school children and communities about water resource management, while our ‘I am doing it’ project teaches children to recycle plastic bottles.