It is shutting a factory in Fawdon in the north east of England and shifting production to two other factories in York and Halifax, where it has invested 29.4 million pounds ($40.8 million). These two factories manufacture some of the chocolate maker’s biggest brands and York is also the base for Nestle Confectionery’s global R&D center. The site in Fawdon will close by 2023.
When G7 Foreign and Development Ministers meet in London this week they will discuss investing $15 billion in developing countries in the next two years. This development fund will help women access jobs and build resilient businesses to combat the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19.