Russian-based Miratorg is investing 3.8 billion rubles ($57.8 million) in its pig farms in Bryansk region in order to double its production capacity.
The company announced that the current capacity of the facilities is 6.8 thousand sows.
The capacity of Miratorg's pig division will double to 1 million tons of pork in live weight per year.
The new vertically integrated project includes grain companies, feed mills, automated pig breeding complexes and Europe’s largest meat packing house located in Kursk region.
The new pig farms in Suzemka and Sevsk districts of Bryansk region come as an important part of the project to ensure the supply of hogs for slaughtering facility.
New pig breeding complexes will provide Bryansk region with over 140 new jobs and add up 42 mln roubles of tax revenues to the budget annually.