We present you the most interesting projects in the category of AGRICULTURE AND FOOD INDUSTRY.
eKapija’s team ensured there is a heaven on the Earth in Serbia when it visited the Sapat wine house in Novi Slankamen which is the fifth-ranked at our list. There is a nice restaurant next to the vinery as well as suites. Vineyards occupy 8 ha of land. The vinery capacity is 100.000 bottles and in the next years, they are planning to boost production from 80 to maximal 90.000 bottles.
The sixth-ranked is another announcement of another German company – Tonnies. Namely, after the visit of the Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vucic, to Germany, president and the owner of this German company, Clemens Tonnies outlined he is interested in starting production in Serbia, which would increase not only meat production but cattle fund as well. There were talks that “German king of meat” is interested in 15.000 ha of land where it would open farm of 1.500.000 pigs. Specific agreements have not happened yet.
The eighth-ranked is another announcement of another German investment. It is the Solventus company known for fruit and flowers vegetable production which in April signed Memo of business and technical cooperation with the City of Smederevo. It was then announced that in a month, contract can be expected to be signed. The Memorandum says that they are interested in “construction and long-standing functioning of nurseries for vegetables production”. German are looking for 200 ha to rent. During three years, they would pour EUR 350 m where 1500 people would work and annual production output would be 80.000 tons of vegetables. However, they did not go a step further.
Mibras from Belgrade bought a part of capacities at Agroziv in bankruptcy and it soon started production and processing of chicken meat in its Zitiste-based production departments. This made them tenth-ranked. After Agroziv encountered problems, 500 people could have left their jobs. Thanks to investment of BG Mibras, they now have more than 500 people who process 20.000 chickens a day.
The twelfth-ranked is Cyprus company, Kostas A Zacharia which opened the facility in Indjija where it employed 170 people and announced 150 hires more in 2015. Another investment in cattle breeding industry took fourteenth position – the most modern domestic farm of pigs in Ljukovo at Indjija with 50.000 pigs where Knez agrar poured EUR 6 m in its construction and equipping .