Agro-industrial holding Miratorg has recently announced plans to put into operation a third feed mill in the Belgorod region, which will increase the company's feed production by 62% to 1.1 million tonnes per year, which will make it the largest animal feed producer in Russia.
The two current feed mills are in Ivnyanskom and Prokhorovka areas of the Belgorod region. Their annual production capacity is 680,000 tonnes per year.
All the feed produced by Miratorg is use to meet the demands of the pork production industry in Belgorod and Kursk regions. The third feed mill is planned for the Prokhorovka district of Belgorod region, and expected to be completed by August 2012. “With the launch of the third feed processing plant Miratorg will become the largest producer of animal feed in the country with a annual production capacity of more than 1.1 million tonnes of feed." stated Miratorg spokesperson Julia Antonovsky at the press conference.
Miratorg is also busy with a separate soy processing facility which will be incorporated into the Prokhorovka feed mill. It will be equipped with Dutch and American equipment to produce soybean meal, soybean oil and granulated husks of the highest quality. Total annual capacity of this facility is expected to be 150,000 tonnes per year. After reaching the full production capacity this soybean plant will be one of the largest and most automated soybean production facilities in Russia, according to Miratorg’s official statement.