Polish poultry giant announces expansion
PR dla Zagranicy
Meat processing company Drobimex has announced plans to spend 40 million zloty (9.6 million euro) on expanding the business.
Drobimex, which among other clients sells meat to Kentucky Fried Chicken in Poland, the UK, France, Denmark and Malta aims to increase its production capacity from 105,000 to 160,000 chicken portions per day.
The company plans to expand its plants both in the Dabie district of Szczecin, north west Poland, and in the nearby town of Goleniow.
At the latter, the firm intends to invest 12 million zloty (2.8 million euro) on a new line for slicing and packaging meat.
Drobimex managed sales of 350 million zloty (84 million euro) over the last financial year.
About 30 percent of its output is exported, with destinations including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Azerbaijan, as well as the aforementioned KFC networks.
It currently employs 680 workers, and since 2002 it has been owned by German food group PHW. (nh)
Source: Gazeta Wyborcza