Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd., the Hong Kong-based parent company of Vitasoy USA, Inc., Ayer, Mass., opened its fourth plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
The Vitasoy Wuhan plant is said to be the largest in terms of size among the company's plants with a gross area of 105,000 square meters. It will mainly produce soy milk and other plant-based beverages.
"Vitasoy has been focusing on building a plant-based and sustainable business for more than seven decades,” says Winston Lo, executive chairman. “The Mainland China market has become the growth engine of our business, and the opening of the Wuhan plant marks a significant milestone for the group. Recognizing Wuhan's importance as a hub in Central China, we are proud of producing our plant-based products there and bringing sustainable nutrition to the consumers in Wuhan and nearby Central China areas to help accelerate our growth in the country."
The Wuhan plant was designed in accordance with LEED Gold Certification requirements, including using natural air ventilation, natural sunlight and solar energy as well as water and heat re-use systems. Plus, the fence of the plant and outdoor chairs are made of recycled composite packaging paper.