Cherkizovo Group Takes Part in Prodexpo 2014 Exhibition

February 10, 2014

Cherkizovo Group will have a display stand at a major international food industry exhibition.

It will be stand 22С28 located in pavilion No. 2, and will introduce visitors to the company’s well known, favourite brands, like Kurinoe Tsarstvo, Petelinka, Domashnyaa Kurochka, Vasilevskiy Broiler, and Mosselprom.

Visitors to the stand will also be able to get information about the Group’s product line from the company’s leading process engineers and consult with specialists from the Marketing, Logistics, and Sales Department.

Company employees will offer visitors to Prodexpo 2014 the chance to take part in an interesting presentation programme of master classes led by head chefs from Kurinoe Tsarstvo.

PRODEXPO is the industry’s largest exhibition, and is unrivalled in the scope and variety of its business programme, which includes business conferences, forums, and seminars.

The exhibition runs from February 10 to 14 at Central Exhibition Complex „Expocentre” in Moscow.

About Cherkizovo Group

Cherkizovo Group (LSE:CHE) is the largest meat manufacturer in Russia and one of the top three companies serving Russia’s poultry, pork, and meat processing markets. The company is also Russia’s largest producer of fodder.

The Group includes 7 full cycle poultry production facilities, with a total capacity of 400,000 tonnes live weight p.a.; 14 modern pork production facilities with a total capacity of 180,000 tonnes live weight p.a.; 6 meat processing plants with a total capacity of 158,000 tonnes p.a.; 6 fodder plants with a total capacity of 1.4 million tonnes p.a.; grain storage facilities with an overall storage capacity exceeding 500,000 tonnes; and a land bank exceeding 100,000 hectares. In 2013, Cherkizovo produced more than half a million tonnes of meat products.

Due to its vertically integrated structure, which includes agricultural land, grain storage facilities, feed production, livestock breeding, growing and slaughtering, as well as meat processing and integrated distribution, Cherkizovo has consistently delivered sustainable revenue and profit growth. In 2012, Cherkizovo’s consolidated revenue was more than USD 1.5 billion, with net profit of USD 225 million.

Within the last five years alone, Cherkizovo Group has invested more than USD 1 billion into the development of Russia’s agriculture sector. In addition to its existing production facilities, the company is constructing a hi-technology agro-industrial production complex in Elets, Lipetsk region.

Cherkizovo Group’s strategy calls for organic growth and setting up new plants, as well as consolidating its assets on the Russian meat market. Cherkizovo shares are quoted on LSE and RTS/MICEX.