April 16, 2019
Ukrainian-Dutch poultry farm to build new processing facility
PrJSC Volodymyr-Volynsky Poultry Farm (Volyn region) will invest 38 million euros (~US$43 million) in the construction of a new poultry processing facility, which will allow doubling production, director general of the company Alina Sych told Interfax-Ukraine.
According to her, the capacity of the new workshop will be 13,500 broilers per hour. Construction is to be completed in a year or two. The Epikur brand of products, where poultry is "grown without antibiotics and growth stimulation", would be produced at the facility.
"The monthly increase in the sales of Epikur poultry is about 43%. We grow 4.6 million birds. As the demand for our products is growing, we start building new facilities to raise production. Within the total production by the factory, the share of Epikur is more than 30%, the rest is grown according to the standard technology," Sych adds.
PrJSC Volodymyr-Volynsky Poultry Farm is part of the Openmind group of companies. The company's infrastructure includes 100 poultry farms, a processing workshop, and a feed mill with a capacity of 10,000 tonnes per month.