The new facility to produce granular products is claimed to be the first of its kind in the UK. The installation follows a similar investment over the past 12 months in jar, composite and stick-filling technology.
Aimia manufactures both branded and own-label dry powder products, including hot chocolates, coffee, milk powders and soups.
Steve Johnson, business development director at Aimia, said: "The plant will provide the flexibility to produce a diverse range of products, from coffee to malted drinks and soups. It's a cost-effective solution to improved agglomerated product performance and product security is assured via full cleaning in place facilities, vital in today's market."