Cherkizovo group increased sales of meat products by 9%

27.01.2017

By the end of 2016, Cherkizovo group increased sales of meat products by 9% to 903 thousand tons, the press service of the company.

 Dynamic – 14% – growing sector of the meat processing, pig production gained 9%, poultry – 6%.

The volume of sales of poultry products made up of 500,3 thousand tons, 30 thousand tons more than in 2015. Production increased due to the launch of new capacities at the poultry farm "Mosselprom" and improve operating performance. The segment "Pig" gained about 15 thousand tons to 184.8 thousand t

The improvement related to the implementation of programs to improve the genetics of the parent flock and the health status of the animals, which helped to improve the safety and weight gain of the animals, the holding company launched two new platforms, "weaning-fattening" in the Voronezh region. The sale of products of food industry rose by almost 27 tonnes to 218 thousand tons.

"The company finished the year with substantial advance of the Russian speakers in the segments of poultry and meat processing. The volume of sales of poultry increased by 6%, while consumption in the whole country (excluding the production of smallholders) increased only by 1-2%, — commented the head of Department of the strategic marketing group "Cherkizovo" Andrew Dalnov. — The company's sales in the meat processing segment increased by 14%. The increase in the consumption of sausages and semi-finished products in Russia has also gained 1-2%. In pig production the performance of the company and comparable market – about 9% in both cases".

Sales volumes increased due to the optimization of assortment, expanding the geography of supply and to develop the HoReCa channel, he added.

In addition to the meat business has improved indicators "Cherkizovo" and the growing sales of the segment increased by 27% to 338,8 thousand tons of various agricultural crops. Positive dynamics is connected with the increase of grain yield by 41% to 467,9 thousand tons.

About the company:

Cherkizovo group is Russia's largest producer of meat products and animal feed. The group is among the three leaders on the market of chicken meat, pork, processed meat products and is the country's largest producer of animal feed. The structure of the Group "Cherkizovo" includes 8 poultry farms of complete cycle of 15 new pig farms, 6 meat processing plants and 9 feed mills and more than 140 thousand hectares of agricultural land.

In 2015, the Group "Cherkizovo" has made more than 825 thousand tons of meat products. Thanks to the vertically integrated structure that includes grain farming, silo storage, own production of feed, breeding, farming and slaughtering of animals and meat processing and distribution, children demonstrate a long-term sustainable growth of sales and profits. The company's consolidated revenues at the end of 2015 amounted to 77,0 billion. Shares of Cherkizovo Group listed on the London stock exchange (LSE) and Moscow stock exchange (MOEX).


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