Fattening Toennies is getting involved in Serbia

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
The Toennies plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück.
Photo: Toennies
The Toennies plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück.

Clemens Toennies confirmed his commitment in Serbia. According to media reports, he and Serbia’s premier Aleksandar Vucic are planning the following steps for his investment.

A company spokesman confirmed to fleischwirtschaft.com that the german slaughtering company will be long-term active in Serbia. In a first step they want to invest in fattening capacity for a dimension of 700.000 spots.

Also, Germans and Serbs want to initiate an agricultural academie to improve knowledge and production in the agriculture. Long-term, Toennies also plans an own slaughtering units for round about foeu million pigs a year.

The whole investment is set up for more than ten years, the amount is probably 300 mill. €, but there can still be some changes.