Gujarat based Havmor Ice Cream announces the launch of its third facility in Solapur

Ahmedabad: Havmor, India’s leading ice cream brand and a wholly owned subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate Lotte Confectionery, has announced the launch of its new third party manufacturing plant in Solapur, making it the company’s third manufacturing unit after Gujarat and Faridabad. The facility is run by Vaishno Devi Foods Products Pvt Ltd and will be completely dedicated for Havmor Ice Creams. The facility was inaugurated on April 10 by Mang Ko Noh, Lotte Confectionary and Anindya Dutta, MD, Havmor Ice Cream.

The company in its statement said the new facility is one of the most-advanced plants of its kind, with specially automated technology and machinery. Setting up a plant in the south-western region of Maharashtra, the company will now cater to the requirement of the Southern market.

Thecompany statement said, Havmor already has a presence in the western and northern markets. With the expansion of this new facility, the brand will mark its presence and fill the requirement of the southern region as well.

Speaking on the third facility inauguration, Anindya Dutta, MD, Havmor Ice Cream, said “This new plant at Solapur is a significant milestone for us in our expansion journey. We have set our sights on having national presence and pushing towards leadership position. Hence its critical for us to manufacture our much loved products closer to the consumer markets. This new addition not only adds to the much needed capacity enhancement but also will fuel further penetration in the markets of Maharashtra and Southern India”