FINLAND, Seinäjoki. Atria is launching a long-term investment programme to develop Lagerbergs’ chicken production in Sweden. The investments will be devoted to the improvement of the entire production chain, from chicken rearing and industrial production to the strengthening of Lagerbergs’ brand.
Today, Atria’s Board of Directors has approved an investment plan of EUR 14 mill. for the development of Lagerbergs’ operations. The investments will be made in 2016 to 2018. As a result, production capacity will increase significantly at the Norjeby factory. The existing production facilities will be modernised and rebuilt, and production machinery will be renewed. Furthermore, new chicken rearing facilities will be built near the plant.