Nestlé Health Science expanding Eau Claire facility with $43 million investment

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WKBT) – Nestlé Health Science is investing in an expansion to an Eau Claire facility.

The $43 million project will expand production and sustainable packaging capabilities.

This will also add roughly 60 jobs, from processing to mechanic and engineering positions.

The Eau Claire facility makes medical nutrition products, like tube feeding formulas and nutritional drinks for brands like Boost and Carnation.

Nestlé says it’s moving towards more sustainable packaging. Products made in Eau Claire will be put into cartons made of sustainably sourced materials.

The company also says it will optimize water usage, ensuring over 90% of the total water used by the factory will be recovered by the end of 2023.