Cherkizovo Group completed a the construction of three Greenfield pork farms. The investment in the project has exceeded 4 billion roubles.

January 21, 2013

Cherkizovo Group completed the construction of three Greenfield pork farms located in Voronezh, Lipetsk and Tambov regions. Total capacity of three complexes - 37 500 tonnes of live weight pork per year. 

The total investment in the project has exceeded 4 billion roubles. Construction of  pork complexes began in 2010, and in 2011 first breeding, rearing and fattening facilities has been already launched.  

All pork farms are made as integrated modules for 4800 sows, each, equipped with the most modern Big Dutchman equipment. Full production capacity for each complex is 12 500 tonnes of live weight pork per year.

Due to the good location of the new pork complexes towards to Cherkizovo Group’s pig and processing facilities in Tambov and Penza regions, and the breeding and genetic center in the Voronezh region, which was acquiesced in 2012, creates significant synergies. Cherkizovo Group’s feed plant in the Lipetsk region provides complexes with high-quality fodder. 

“ We have started to develop our Pork division from the ground in 2006, and now the production capacity of this division is over 180,000 tonnes of live weight per year, and the number of pigs this year will exceed 1.5 million. - said Cherkizovo Group CEO Sergei Mikhailov - With the launch of three pork complexes Cherkizovo Group could not only strengthen its position in the market, but also make a significant contribution to the food security program of Russia."