Dr. Pepper subsidiary opens US$ 48 million plant in Mexico

Grupo Peñafiel, a Mexican subsidiary from Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG), opened its fourth facility in the country to manufacture carbonated soft drinks.

The US$ 48 million facility built in a 100,000 square meter surface is located in the municipality of Tecamac, State of Mexico.

At full capacity, the plant will produce up to 200 million bottles for the company brands, included Peñafiel, Clamato, Squirt, Crush, Schweppes.

Based in Plano, Texas, DPSG reported sales of US$ 6.44 billion during 2016. Sales in Mexico increased 5% driven by the Squirt brand which grew 6%, according to its financial reports.


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