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
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.