28 September 2021 10:32
Trieste will become the European hub for innovation of British American Tobacco. By investing 500 million in investment over the next five years and creating a total of 2700 jobs (600 direct, 2100 from related activities), Bat will set up the project within a 20 thousand square meter hub, in the rear port area. triestin called FREEeste. There are four product lines, including tobacco for electronic cigarettes and oral products. “Trieste is the city of science – so the CEO of Bat, Roberta Palazzetti -, there are thousands of researchers here. What better place for this investment that was born from the partnership with the Trieste Interport”. The project, born after a year-long consultation with the institutions, was presented in the Congress Center on Pier IV. Satisfaction was expressed by the president of the Port Authority Zeno D’Agostino. “Bat is only the first of a series of investments that we expect in the next few years”.