July 11, 2011
APK-Invest increases pork production by 17%
In the first half of this year, APK-Invest agricultural company increased production of pork by 17% or 1,221 tonnes to 8,400 tonnes, compared to the first half year of 2010, it said.
Sausage production rose by 43% to 1,032 tonnes.
In the first half year, the sales of APK-Invest products rose by 49%, compared to the same period last year. Sales revenue was UAH211 million (US$26 million).
The company increased pig head by 33.6% to 143,000.
APK Invest is a vertically integrated agro-industrial company which has a livestock breeding complex, a feed factory, and a meat-processing factory. It makes products under its own trademarks of Meat Spring and Kovbaskharchoprom and runs its own chain of Meat Spring shops. The Ukrinvest closed joint-stock company holds 75% of shares in APK Invest CJSC.