SOBINKA, Russia Oct 14 Kraft Foods Inc KFT.N
opened a $50 million biscuit factory in Russia on Wednesday as
it continues to increase investments in one of its 10 priority
The factory, located in the town of Sobinka in the Vladimir
region, about 150 km (94 miles) east of Moscow, will produce the
Yubileynoye, Barny, Prichuda and Chocobarokko biscuit brands.
Kraft, North America's biggest food group, already has a
confectionery plant and coffee-producing facilities in Russia.
Its sales in Russia exceeded 24 billion roubles ($814 million)
(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova, editing by Will Waterman)