ArmInfo. The Polish investor is interested in investments in Armenia in the field of poultry farming. This was stated by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Polish company SAR Yacek Zhozefchuk during the meeting with the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia Tigran Khachatryan. The meeting was also attended by Ambassador of Poland to Armenia Jerzy Marek Nowakowski.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia, Josefchuk noted that the purpose of their visit is to discuss investment prospects in the field of poultry farming, and also to present products of the company Power end gold SAR, which produces energy drinks based on natural raw materials.
"The investment program assumes partnership with local business- 80% will be Polish investments, 20% - funds of the Armenian partner. At the same time, the initial investment volume will be $ 25 million and involves the creation of an entire production chain - a chicken breeding farm, own slaughterhouse and a sausage shop. It is also planned to introduce biogas plants for waste processing, "the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade said.
It should be noted that there are more than ten large poultry farms in Armenia, the largest of which are Araks, Arzni, Lusakert, and the Yerevan poultry farm. In 2016, 656 million eggs were produced in Armenia, 3.8 million of which were incubated, and the rest - commodity. 11 thousand tons of poultry meat were produced. At the same time, last year Armenia imported 30 thousand tons of poultry meat.