Andrew Stoner MP Opens New Cordina Plant
photo: Louise Cordina, John Cordina, Joseph Cordina and Andrew Stoner MP
"A significant milestone in the development of new commercial opportunities on the Central Coast."
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner today officially opened a multi-million dollar food processing plant on the Central Coast that will create up to 93 jobs.
Mr Stoner said The Cordina Food Co would use the plant at North Wyong as its modern headquarters to produce fresh and frozen food products as well as ready-to- eat gourmet items.
He said the plant was a significant milestone in the development of new commercial opportunities on the Central Coast.
“As many as 93 new jobs will be created at this new plant, which is great news for the people of the Central Coast,” Mr Stoner said.
“This is the first facility of its kind to be built in Australia and it features cutting edge standards of innovation and techniques in the preparation of ready-to-eat chicken and meat products.”
Cordina Food Co CEO Louise Cordina thanked the NSW Government for the assistance it provided through its Regional Industries Investment Fund, saying it was an important factor in getting the project up and running.
“This is such a growth area and we’re very pleased that this new plant can bring a large number of sustainable jobs to the region,” Ms Cordina said.
“We’re very proud of what we’re creating on the Central Coast and what the future holds. This is a state-of-the-art processing plant.
Mr Stoner said the new plant consolidated Cordina’s presence on the Central Coast.
“The company already sources a substantial amount of its chicken produce from broiler farms on the Central Coast. Now it has established its first major processing operation in the area, which means greater stability for local farms,” Mr Stoner said.