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$200 million dairy factory proposed for Otorohanga, New Zealand

Staff Writer |
A $200 million dairy factory is proposed for a King Country town, creating 50 to 60 jobs.

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Otorohanga District Council has accepted a resource consent application from Happy Valley Milk (HVM) to establish a nutritional plant, NZ Farmer reports.

The factory would be located on the corner of State Highway 31 and Redland Road, Otorohanga.

Otorohanga Mayor Max Baxter said the proposed dairy factory would create 50 to 60 jobs in the district, not counting construction jobs.

HVM has investors from New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

"We're a New Zealand entity that will put together a New Zealand independent milk powder supply chain collecting milk from independent farmers and producing consumer-ready products for export markets."

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