NZ chips manufacturer Bluebird receives $66 mln for expansion

Bluebird has revealed that parent company PepsiCo has invested over $66 million into the development of its Auckland factory, with a $26m-plus vending machine packing machine under construction.

The Wiri potato chips manufacturer says snacking, and therefore its sales, have increased since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020. Bluebird makes on average 1.8 tons of potato chips per hour.


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