January 27, 2011

Cherkizovo Group OJSC (LSE: CHE), one of Russia’s leading integrated and diversified meat producers, is pleased to announce that it has won the highest award for its poultry products in the “100 Best Russian Products” contest.  

Products from Cherkizovo Group’s poultry facility in Bryansk won the highest prizes at the “100 Best Russian Products” awards. This success at the federal final of the contest in Moscow follows Cherkizovo’s awards in the regional stage of the competition held in Bryansk last summer.  

The jury honoured products made by Chicken Kingdom – Bryansk Ltd. Gold Quality Marks were awarded for its semi-finished natural chilled products made from broiler-chicken breast, fillet, thigh and wings. 

Sergei Mikhailov, CEO of Cherkizovo Group commented: “Being honoured once again in these prestigious All-Russian awards confirms the consistently high level of production at our poultry sites and the benefit of our state-of-the-art production technologies. The superior quality of our products is testimony to the skills and professionalism of our staff and we would like to thank them for their excellent work”.