The Belgrade-based company Candy Rush has been declared the purchaser of Industrija Hrane Dunja, which includes the Simka chocolate factory in Vranje, the bankruptcy supervisor, Mihajlo Koruga, says for eKapija. The popular Simka was sold for RSD 187.9 million.
– The purchaser was declared at the public bidding on March 30. It had paid a deposit of slightly over RSD 75 million and accepted all the terms. I expect the agreement to be signed today, and the purchaser has 8 days to pay an additional sum of around RSD 112 million – Koruga says.
The chocolate factory in Vranje was founded in 1997 and is located in the city’s industrial zone, right next to the populated area. It has 5,284.1 m2 of space for the production of confectionery, and the sales ad
said that “it is technologically equipped for production in line with the most modern standards”.
Industrija Hrane Dunja has been in bankruptcy since March 2020.
Candy Rush also produces confectionery, and Koruga points out that the former employees want the production to be relaunched in Vranje.