Two new production lines will increase production of Boost and Carnation Breakfast Essentials, as well as medical nutrition products, such as tube feeding formulas. The expansion should add 60 jobs, ranging from processing, packaging and filling lines to mechanics and engineers. A completion date was not specified.
The plant already is a zero waste-to-landfill facility, and the site is investing in water optimization that will recover more than 90% of total factory water usage by the end of 2023. In 2022, the plant was recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Energy Better Plants initiative for reaching its energy reduction goal more than two years ahead of schedule.
Eau Claire, along with all Nestlé Health Science factories and sites, is also committed to being powered by 100% renewable electricity by 2025. And Nestlé Health Science is a recently certified B Corporation.
There appear to be incentives, including from Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.