Ferrero USA to open new distribution center in Phoenix suburb

Ferrero USA Inc., a Parsippany-based confectionery company known for Ferrero Rocher, Nutella, Tic Tac and Kinder Joy, announced on Tuesday it has opened a new distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona.

The newly-constructed 643,798-square-foot facility, located at 3600 Cotton Lane, is anticipated to open by mid-March. The company said it plans to add 50 local jobs at the center within the first year.

“Ferrero is investing in our presence and business in the U.S.,” Paul Chibe, CEO and president, Ferrero North America, said. “We’re introducing new brands and innovations, hiring top talent, and opening state-of-the-art facilities like this new Goodyear distribution center, all of which will help us continue to fuel the confectionery category.”

DHL Supply Chain North American will provide warehouse services for Ferrero at the distribution center.

“The rapid development of our supply chain helps drive strong growth for Ferrero,” Luca Robbiano, vice president, North America supply chain for Ferrero, said. “Our new facilities in Pennsylvania and now Arizona represent important milestones in the expansion of our logistics capabilities in the market.”