Article Date 14/09/2018

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Cargill enters Polish poultry market with Konspol acquisition

Source FoodBev Media

Cargill has entered the Polish poultry market for the first time, as it has acquired Polish poultry producer Konspol for an undisclosed figure.

As part of the deal, Cargill will purchase the Polish assets of Konspol’s food and fresh chicken business and will acquire Konspol’s portfolio of branded and private label products, as well as its customer and supplier relationships.

Konspol operates a feed mill, five broiler farms and two processing sites in the country, employing approximately 1,700 people, and Cargill says that the acquisition will significantly increase Cargill’s production capacity of value-added and poultry products.

Chris Langholz, president of Cargill Global Poultry said: “Konspol’s commitment to high-quality food and passion for innovation is the perfect fit for Cargill’s Global Poultry business.

“This acquisition allows us to better serve our customers through a diversified portfolio of value-added products.

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