Ekaterina Eliseeva, the Director General of Bonduelle in Eurasia, confirmed the company's plans to localize the production of frozen vegetables in Russia. The enterprise will be opened on the basis of the Shebekinsky vegetable plant that went bankrupt in the Belgorod Region, the Vedomosti newspaper writes.
Veronesi Holding, an Italian poultry producer, returned to the project to expand its turkey operations in the Belgorod Region. It had previously bought out the Belgorod bankrupt poultry farm of Gertsevskaya to produce approximately 4,500 tons of turkey meat in live weight. Kommersant reports quoting the regional department of economic development that this year would see the construction of its new production facility next to the existing one and that Veronesi Holding plans to invest in it around 500 million rubles.
The Russo-German precision metal processing plant ZMS Technology has commissioned its unique automated painting line in Belgorod Region.
Thai CP Foods planning to buy Ostankino Meat Processing Plant in 2017 may acquire another asset. It is now interested in Belgorod-based BEZRK-Belgrankorm holding company, one of the Top 5 Russian poultry producers. The transaction cost may reach 20 billion rubles.
Today, Governor Evgeniy Savchenko, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of India Pankaj Saran and Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Sergey Tsyb opened the first plant that Indian investors built in Russia from scratch. Advance Pharma was established due to the support of the Embassy of India, Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Government of Belgorod Region.
“This is just the beginning, we have a lot of work to do,” said Yevgeny Savchenko. “This project is very important not only for the region but for Russia as a whole: it will manufacture unique products for treatment of tuberculosis, HIV, oncology, and a wide range of diseases.”
Advanced Pharmaceuticals, a member of Advanced Trading group of companies, acts as the investor. It has been operating in the Russian pharmaceutical market since 2003, being the official supplier of medicines of the Indian producer Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited.
Veropharm, an entity of Abbott international pharmaceutical company, signed an agreement on cooperation with Bion, a chemical-pharmaceutical enterprise, as Elena Bushberg, the Veropharm’s Director General told Kommersant. Partnership implies development and production by Bion of high-tech substances for medicines. Based on these substances, the Veropharm’s plants in Belgorod and the Vladimir regions will produce ready dosage forms of drugs, including Vital and Essential Medicines, for treatment of oncological diseases, as well as diseases of the cardiovascular and central nervous systems. According to Ms. Bushberg, the Company has consistently localized their production in Russia to expand their product range.